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The Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science offers two options for a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE): a non-thesis option that requires a minimum of 33 credits, and a thesis option that requires a minimum of 30 credits, including 6 credits of thesis.

Curriculum

MSEE with or without Thesis – Degree Requirements

Students must satisfy all of the University graduate requirements. In addition, the following specific degree requirements apply, depending on the choice of degree program:

Master of Science Degree Thesis Option (30 credits)
Requires 6 credits of orally defended thesis.
Requires 24 credits of approved coursework with the following constraints:

    Minimum of 15 credits at the 6000 level;
    Minimum of 12 credits in EE courses;
    Maximum of 6 credits at the 4000 level with a maximum of 6 EE credits and 3 credits in math;
    A 3-credit math course.

Note: No more than 3 credits of directed independent study may be applied toward the master’s degree.

Master of Science Degree Non-Thesis Option (33 credits)

    Requires 33 credits of approved coursework with the following constraints:
      Minimum of 18 credits at the 6000 level;
      Maximum of 6 credits at the 4000 level with a maximum of 3 credits in EE and a maximum of 3 credits in math;
      A 3-credit math course;
      A minimum of 18 credits must be completed in EE.

Note: No more than 3 credits of directed independent study may be applied toward the master’s degree.

Prerequisites

The following undergraduate FAU EE core courses or equivalent courses are expected to be found on the student’s undergraduate transcripts:

Title Course No.
CDA 3331C
Electromagnetic Fields and Waves EEL 3470
Electronics 2 EEE 4361
Communications Systems EEL 4512 or
Controls 1 EEL 4652
Analysis of Linear Systems EEL 4656
Laboratory 1 EEL 3118L

Suggested Careers

      – Plant Engineer
      – Energy Engineer
      – Electrical Engineer

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Degree Details
College College of Engineering and Computer Science
Degree type MS
*Cost per credit
- In State (FL) $369.82
- Out of State (FL) $1,024.81
Credits needed to graduate 33 to 36
* cost per credit and total cost are calculated using tuition per credit and associated fees for the current academic year. It does not include course materials, textbook expenses, and other potential expenses related to individual courses. See academic calendar for our quarter term schedule.
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