Widener University

School of Engineering

Electrical Engineering


One University Place

101 Kirkbride Hall

Chester, PA 19013

United States


1-610-499-4251 (Mast

Program Information

Degree Offered:

Master of Science in Engineering, Electrical Engineering

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The electrical engineering program is designed to provide students with a choice of specialized fields of study. Students may select one of the following groups: modern communications, networking and mobile communications, hardware, or software. Students entering the program are expected to have a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. However, students with other undergraduate backgrounds may qualify for admissions and will be considered on an individual basis. Curriculum-Required Courses Semester Hours Engineering Mathematics* 3 Technical Electives 6 One Course from Each Technical Group 12 ENGR 619, Technical Communications 3 ENGR 691, Thesis I or Technical Elective 3 ENGR 692, Thesis II or Technical Elective 3 Technical Elective for Non-Thesis Students 3 * Choose one from ENGR 616, Engineering Mathematics I, or ENGR 618, Engineering Mathematics III, with the approval of the student’s advisor. Technical Electives Students choose electives that meet their educational goals. Electrical engineering students may choose technical electives from the following: modern communications, networking and mobile communications, hardware, or software. Students must also select at least one course in engineering mathematics and one course in technical communications. Modern Communications Group •ENGR 652 Wireless and Cellular Telecommunications •ENGR 657 Communications Systems •ENGR 659 Digital Signal Processing •ENGR 647 Satellite Communications •ENGR 648 Geographic Information Processing Networking and Mobile Communications Group •ENGR 645 Optical Communication Systems •ENGR 649 Digital Network Switching •ENGR 650 Advanced Computer Network Design •ENGR 658 Computer Communications •ENGR 664 Simulation of Computer Systems •ENGR 689 Mobile Computing Hardware Group •ENGR 644 Microwave Devices and Circuits •ENGR 655 Microelectronic Circuit Design •ENGR 656 Microelectronic System Design •ENGR 667 Design of Computer Structures •ENGR 669 Computer Architecture •ENGR 694Z Embedded Systems Software Group •ENGR 654 Algorithms and Date Structures •ENGR 660 Operating System Kernel Internals •ENGR 661 Database Engineering I •ENGR 662 Knowledge Engineering Systems •ENGR 663 Object-Oriented Programming •ENGR 665 Telecommunications Software •ENGR 668 Computer Graphics •ENGR 670 Simulation of Business Processes •ENGR 687 E-Business Platforms


Middle States

International Student Requirements:

GRE, TOEFL or IELTS, WES or A2Z transcript ranslation

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 30

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1,118 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 0 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb