Electrical Engineering


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Doctoral Degrees Offered: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Master Degrees Offered: Master of Engineering (M.Engr.), Master of Science (M.S.)

Online Degrees: Master of Engineering (M.Engr.), Master of Science (M.S.)

Area(s) of Specialization (will appear on all ISU transcripts after graduation): Bioengineering (M.S., Ph.D.); Communications and Signal Processing (M.S., Ph.D.); Electric Power and Energy Systems (M.S., Ph.D.); Electromagnetics, Microwave, and Nondestructive Evaluation (M.S., Ph.D.); Microelectronics and Photonics (M.S., Ph.D.); Predictive Plant Phenomics (Ph.D.); Systems and Controls (M.S., Ph.D.); Very Large Scale Integration (M.S., Ph.D.);

Area(s) of Emphasis (for program use only): Communications and Signal Processing; Electric Power and Energy Systems; Electromagnetics; Bioengineering; Microwaves and Nondestructive Evaluation; Microelectronics and Photonics; Systems and Controls; VLSI Design

Learning Goals that students in this program are expected to meet include:

  1. Demonstrate mastery of knowledge and scholarly literature in their fields of study.
  2. Understand ethical principles and conduct responsible research
  3. Effectively communicate and disseminate their technical contributions.
  4. Students pursuing theses/dissertations shall also demonstrate ability to conduct state-of-the-art research and expand the knowledge base in their fields of study

Doctoral Degree Outcomes

Master's Degree Outcomes

Career Placement Outcomes

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Contact: Stacey Ross
Phone: 515-294-9162
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ISU-wide: Academic Records, GPA, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation

Application Deadlines: For Fall entry, the funding priority deadline is January 15; for Spring entry, it is September 1. Applications are welcome after these dates, and will receive consideration for remaining admission and funding opportunities.

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Program Requires GMAT : No

Additional International Requirements:

English Proficiency Minimum:

TOEFL Paper (PBT) 570
TOEFL Internet (iBT) 88
PTE 59
Duolingo (approved through spring 2023) 105

Program Will Review Without TOEFL or IELTS: No

Financial Statement: Application

Mailing Address if needed:

Submit electronically to ecpe_grad_questions@iastate.edu