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Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

With over 50 years of engineering experience, Florida Tech is a leader in science and engineering education and research. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools accredit programs at Florida Tech, U.S. News & World Report ranks Florida Tech a Tier One Best National University (2013) and the Times of London Higher Education ranks Florida Tech in the top 200 World Universities (2013-2014).

The master's in electrical engineering program prepares graduates to meet the technological challenges of the 21st century. Electrical and computer engineering graduates are sought by every major industry in the economy from aerospace, automotive, medical and nuclear companies to electronic, computer, power and communications organizations.

Employers need electrical engineers to design, develop, test and supervise the manufacturing of electrical equipment such as motors, radar and navigation systems, communications systems and power equipment. Graduates with a master's in electrical engineering work primarily in research and development, engineering services, manufacturing and the federal government.

Collaborative Research Opportunities

Florida Tech's highly distinguished faculty is advancing the industry through cutting-edge research.
As a leading research university, every student at Florida Tech participates in hands-on research in addition to coursework. Graduate students earning a master's in electrical engineering pursue projects that align with their interests and career goals. Students' benefit from small class sizes and collaboration with department professors on research topics including:

  • Speech processing
  • Machine learning
  • Image processing
  • Semiconductor modeling
  • Wireless communication
  • Fiber optics

Using the latest body of knowledge in the industry, Florida Tech professors cover all aspects of electrical and computer engineering including development, design, operation of electrical systems and software. Specialization in the master's in electrical engineering degree is offered in:

  • Wireless communication
  • Photonics
  • Spacecraft systems
  • Systems and information processing
  • Wireless systems and technology

The university is home to a number of centers and institutes where faculty members and students conduct research including:

  • Harris Center for Science and Engineering
  • F.W. Olin Engineering Complex
  • Applied Research Laboratory
  • Wireless Center of Excellence

Doctoral Program

Florida Tech offers an electrical engineering Ph.D. program for engineering professionals seeking to advance their electrical engineering expertise and further their research after receiving a master's in electrical engineering. Earning a doctoral degree from Florida Tech not only increases earning potential, but better positions graduates to attain leadership positions in the public and private sector.

Careers

The rapid pace of technological advancement and development will likely continue to drive the demand for electrical engineers. According to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth is expected in engineering services firms as more companies contract with these firms rather than directly employ engineers. Graduates with a master's in electrical engineering can expect to find jobs in a variety of industries including electronics, communications, energy, railway and automotive.