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MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Portland State University

Overview

Thesis and coursework-only options are available in the ECE M.S. program. All ECE M.S. students are required to complete a study plan approved by their faculty advisers before completion of sixteen ECE graduate credits. M.S. students can follow one of the graduate tracks or develop a custom study plan with their faculty adviser. In addition to the university master’s degree requirements, an M.S. student choosing either option must complete at least 45 graduate level credits. Coursework taken without adviser approval may not be accepted as part of the student’s program. Each student will be assigned an interim adviser at the time of admission.

Courses:

  • Thesis Option:
    • 24 credits of approved ECE graduate lecture classes
    • 12 credits of approved graduate electives
    • 9 credits of ECE 503 thesis. The thesis credits require the student to research, develop, write, and publically defend an approved thesis.
  • Coursework-only Option
    • 16 core credits of ECE graduate lecture classes
    • 16 credits of ECE graduate lecture classes that provide depth and breadth
    • 4 credits of elective ECE graduate lecture class
    • 9 credits of approved graduate electives.

Coursework-only students must submit an adviser-approved study plan no later than
completion of sixteen credits of ECE graduate credits.

Details

$16,279

Annual Tuition Fee*

24 Months

Course Duration

45

Course Credits

On Campus

Delivery Medium

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Admissions

$65

Application Fee

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Application Deadline

Pre-Requisities

Documents

Copies of your transcripts Proof of English Language Proficiency Three letters of recommendation The GRE requirement has been waived through Fall 2022 Official degree certificate/diploma when requested by the Graduate School Financial documentation

Min English Scores

TOEFL

80

IELTS

6.5

PTE

60

Academic Pre-Requisites

  • B.S. degree in either electrical or computer engineering, and a grade point average of 3.00 or better in all junior- and senior-level technical courses
  • Copies of your transcripts from each post-secondary institution attended (officially translated in English if it is not in English)
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency through the submission of TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE
    Academic exam scores (for applicants whose first language is not English)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official GRE scores (not to be more than 2 years old at time of application)
  • Official degree certificate/diploma
  • Financial documentation demonstrating adequate financial support for at least the first year of study.

Students

383

Yocketers have applied

279

Yocketers got admits

158

Yocketers are interested

Average Profile of Admits

310

GRE

98

TOEFL

7

IELTS

Juthik Bv

Admit

Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • fall 2021

Vignesh Iyer

Admit

Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • fall 2021

Nithin Reddy Govindugari

Admit

Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • spring 2022

Siri Chandana Annasamudram

Admit

Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • spring 2022

Sasi Kohli

Admit

Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • fall 2021

Opportunities

Thesis M.S. students must also develop, write, and give an oral defense of a thesis approved by the student’s thesis committee. The defense is public and its schedule must be posted in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at least two weeks in advance.

For the coursework-only M.S. option, students take courses following an adviser-approved track of graduate classes. These tracks were designed by the faculty to give both depth and breadth of knowledge in the specified study area. This depth and breadth approach greatly improves a student’s ability to get a job in the specified area or do research in the specified area. Most M.S. students will follow one of the pre-approved, faculty-designed tracks shown. These are the tracks used by DARS to determine if a student is ready to graduate. However, it is possible to develop a custom track with faculty adviser and Graduate Program Director approval. Coursework-only students must submit an adviser-approved study plan Program Completion Form from their desired track no later than completion of sixteen ECE graduate credits.