Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

Graduate Students in Program:
Students Receiving Assistantships:
Priority Deadlines:

  • Fall January 10th
  • Spring July 1st


  • Pullman
  • Tri-Cities
  • Vancouver

International Student English Proficiency Exams

International students may need to surpass the Graduate School’s minimum English language proficiency exam scores for this program. If the graduate program has unique score requirements, they will be detailed below. Otherwise, please refer to the Graduate School’s minimum score guidelines.

  • 93 TOEFL Minimum score
  • GRE

Degree Description:

The program must consist of 30 or more hours of credit including 21 or more hours of coursework for which a grade of A-F is given and nine or more credits of thesis research (EE 700).
Under the thesis option (all programs), the student is expected to complete a significant research project and submit a thesis, which adheres to EECS standards and the formatting requirements of the advisory committee and the Graduate School. The thesis work should be submitted for refereed publication prior to scheduling the final exam. It is the student’s responsibility to meet the deadlines specified by the Graduate School. All students on financial aid from WSU must choose the thesis option.

Admission Requirements:

(3) Letters of Recommendation; Statement of Purpose and Transcripts

Career Opportunities:

The success of our graduate students in industry and higher education reflects the excellence of the School of EECS and its programs. In industry, our graduate degree holders are presidents, CEOs, CIOs, vice presidents, directors, and division and department managers. Some have founded at least one company and initiated and promoted new technologies, operations and sales strategies. Others have excelled as senior designers, project managers, senior scientists, and lead engineers. In higher education, they are professors, deans, and research directors. Graduate degrees have enriched their lives and careers, while affecting positively the economy of the state and nation. All are excellent role models for their peers and our students.

Career Placements:

Microsoft, Boeing, Intel, PNNL

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