Thank you for your interest in Wright State University's graduate program in Electrical Engineering. The Department of Electrical Engineering offers a Master of Science degree in Engineering with a major in Electrical Engineering. Our Electrical Engineering program is highly respected within industry, and we have placed hundreds of graduates with major international corporations and research institutions.

Students have the opportunity to conduct research in many areas, including robotics, VLSI circuit design, power electronics, microwave theory, control theory, sensor data fusion, and digital signal and image processing. Please visit our research page for more information on the research areas being explored in the department. As a part of its commitment to research, Wright State also offers students state-of-the-art lab facilities. More information about our facilities can be found on our labs page.

Application Requirements

All prospective students must complete the following steps to apply to the EE Department's M.S.E. program:

  • Read the School of Graduate Studies' Application Instructions and Requirements
  • Complete the application for admission (apply online, printable form)
  • Additional instructions for international students may be obtained from the University Center for International Education

Program Requirements

The general requirements of the School of Graduate Studies for a Master of Science degree are set forth in the graduate catalog. Specific departmental requirements for the M.S.E. degree with a major in Electrical Engineering are given below:

  • Of the 30 required credit hours, a minimum of 24 credits must have an EE prefix (taken at Wright State University).
  • Of the 30 required credit hours, a minimum of 18 credit hours must be courses numbered 7000 level or higher. Of the 7000+ level courses, at least 12 credit hours must have an EE prefix.
  • Elective courses must be selected from an approved list, which is available from the EE department.
  • Under the thesis option, a completed MS thesis includes 9 thesis hours.
  • At most, 2 semester hours of independent study may be counted.
  • The student must complete the required courses from one of the tracks specified in the EE Department Graduate Handbook.

Useful Information

School of Graduate Studies
EE Department Graduate Handbook
Some departmental teaching assistantships and research assistantships are available. Contact the department for additional information.
Some fellowships are available for US citizens through the Dayton Area Graduate Studies Institute.