Temple University

College of Engineering

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering


1801 North Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19122

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Electrical Engineering Master of Science is an interdisciplinary, practice-oriented program in the College of Engineering. Benefit from hands-on research opportunities, and investigate the mechanisms that support the technological fabric of our lives, including computers and the internet.

As a master’s student, you’ll enjoy a flexible range of courses with many opportunities for electives to fit your particular academic and professional interests. Work closely with an advisor to chart a personalized course through the program.

The small size and welcoming environment of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and its faculty make for a uniquely engaged learning experience. Professors operate according to an open-door policy, so you can visit them regularly outside of class to brainstorm independent research projects, discuss questions or talk through issues of professional development. The diverse personal and professional experiences of the student body add value to class projects, discussions and group work.


You can focus on Electrical Engineering or take one of the following concentrations.

Digital Signal Processing and Digital Data Communication
Master the technologies of digital data transfer from computer networks to signal processors. Learn the digital processing of human factors, including speech and neural impulses, and coded information, such as radios and personal devices.

Microelectronics and Computer Engineering
Design electronic circuits, embedded systems or “systems on a chip.” Learn to migrate designs to new processes, accelerate existing processes and advance hardware into future generations.

Smart Systems, Control and Optimization

Learn new control methods before they become universal. Pursue advanced study in energy and data control systems immersed in a world-class set of laboratories for practical learning.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

International Student Requirements:

For applicants whose native language is not English, a minimum score of 213 on the computer-based test, 550 on the paper-based test, and 79 on the internet-based test on the TOEFL, or a 6.5 on the academic version of the IELTS is required. International applicants must submit an official transcripts and a copy of the degree, diploma, or certificate awarded whereby the academic institution validates completion and conferral. Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions must be submitted for the applicant by the university, even if only one course was taken. Applicants who attended institutions that do not issue complete academic records in English must submit official copies of native language records and literal translations into English prepared by an appropriate university or government official.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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