Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering
A Master’s of Science in Electrical Engineering provides outstanding career opportunities. Montana Tech’s program offers graduate courses and research projects in the areas of electric energy and power, automation and control systems, signal processing, and instrumentation.
Other areas of emphasis may be tailored to the student’s interests.
Montana Tech’s Electrical Engineering faculty has an outstanding track record in attracting industry and government funded research projects. The projects provide students the opportunity to solve many challenging real-life engineering problems. Recently funded
graduate research projects include:
• Development of a battery diagnostic instrumentation system for NASA for next-generation hybrid and electric vehicles. Several students work closely with researchers from the Idaho National Laboratory.
• Development of blade pitching control algorithms to improve the efficiency of wind turbines. Many of the concepts are now used in industry.
• Researching new control schemes for improving performance and preventing blackouts in large power grids. Students work closely with other universities, industry, and researchers from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
• Working with researchers at the Idaho National Laboratory, students are designing and implementing an instrumentation and control system for mine-waste remediation.
“My experience at Montana Tech has been invaluable. The dedication and availability of my professors in assisting me is unparalleled. They truly have an interest in the education of their students. The staff and faculty of Montana Tech are definitely the best. The atmosphere on campus is conducive to learning and has motivated me to try to excel in my studies. Given the chance to have this experience all over again, I would take it in a heartbeat!”
International Student Requirements:
International students are required to submit TOEFL scores of at least 71 iBT, 195 CBT, or 525 PBT or IELTS of 6.0.
An International Statement of Financial Support must show at least $23,000 USD.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to have foreign transcripts evaluated on a course-by-course basis by Educational Credentials Evaluators, Inc (ECE) to determine Grade Point Average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale. The equivalent of a U.S. Bachelor's degree must also have been achieved. A copy of the report must be sent to Montana Tech's Graduate Office by ECE.
Facts & Figures
# of Credits Required: 30
Classification: Associate's College
Locale: Distant Rural Area
Size & Settings: 0-999