Master of Science in Applied Engineering - Electrical (MS) - Online

Kennesaw State University

Program Description

Master of Science in Applied Engineering - Electrical (MS) - Online

Kennesaw State University

MS in Applied Engineering - Electrical

The MS in Applied Engineering degree is offered to meet the needs of individuals who wish to pursue advanced studies in modern electrical, electronic or computer engineering and technologies in order to fulfill their personal or career goals. Graduates of the Master of Science in Applied Engineering-Electrical will successfully be able to:

  • Demonstrate an ability to apply mathematics to advanced engineering-related problems.
  • Design and conduct experiments as well as analyze and interpret the results.
  • Exhibit an ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems.
  • Demonstrate an ability to communicate in oral, written and multi-media formats.
  • Design experiments using sound engineering principles.
  • Recognize a need for life-long learning.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use sound engineering principles to address socioeconomic issues.

Students must complete a 30 credit hour curriculum to graduate. There are two options for fulfilling this requirement; a Project Option and a Coursework Option.

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Master's Program Admissions

Applicants to the Master of Science Program with a major in Applied Engineering - Electrical must have the following qualifications to be eligible for this program:

  • An undergraduate degree in engineering, engineering technology, computer science, physical science, or other technically oriented majors from an accredited college or university. Interested students from other disciplines may be admitted to the program but may be required to complete additional courses.
  • A minimum undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 (on the 4.0 scale) or its equivalent. Applicants with a GPA of 2.75 or better may be considered with strong work experience and letters of reference.
  • Official GRE scores meeting the current admission profile: 150 (450 on old scale) Verbal and 148 (600 on old scale) Quantitative. Applicants with lower scores may be accepted provisionally requiring additional preparatory coursework.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must submit the following to the Admissions Office no later than the published deadline date for the semester in which the applicant plans to enroll:

  • Official transcript to be sent from each college or university attended.
  • An official copy of scores from the “General Test” of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) if applicable, or have attained an aggregate undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or have a minimum of 4 years’ relevant work experience or have successfully completed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam.
  • Test scores may be waived, if:
    • an applicant has 4 or more years of relevant work experience earned after receiving their first baccalaureate degree or
    • a 3.5 undergraduate GPA or better.
  • To request a GRE waiver, send a letter outlining your work experience or a current resume.
  • At least two (2) recommendations by former or current supervisors, professors, or professional colleagues,
  • A 1 – 2-page Statement of Purpose describing your career and educational goals, and
  • A current resume.

Admission Status

The Applied Engineering - Electrical Program Coordinator in conjunction with the graduate admissions committee determines the student admission status.

  • Full Graduate students have met all the criteria shown above.
  • Provisional Graduate students are graduate students who have not fully met the above criteria. They are limited to designated courses, either graduate or undergraduate, during which they will be evaluated to determine their likelihood of success. Provisional students are not guaranteed full graduate status.

International Students

International students should consult the Graduate Admissions website for additional requirements.

Master's Program Requirements

Project Option: (27 Credit Hours)

Required Courses (9 hours)

  • EE 6800 - Master's Project
  • ENGR 6002 - Research Methods
  • ENGR 6120 - Applied Engineering Mathematics

Elective Courses (18 hours)

Choose six courses from the list below:

  • EE 6210 - Digital Signal Processing
  • EE 6305 - Introduction to Radar Systems
  • EE 6410 - Introduction to Biomedical Engineering
  • EE 6530 - Antenna Engineering
  • EE 6615 - Emerging Vehicle Technologies
  • EE 6640 - Advanced Photovoltaics & Energy Storage Systems
  • EE 6650 - Distributed Energy Systems
  • EE 6750 - Wireless Mobile Networking
  • EE 6760 - Applied Communication Systems
  • EE 6770 - Applications of Neural Networks

Coursework Option: (27 Credit Hours)

Required Courses (6 hours)

  • ENGR 6120 - Applied Engineering Mathematics
  • ENGR 6002 - Research Methods

Elective Courses (21 hours)

Choose seven courses from the list below:

  • EE 6210 - Digital Signal Processing
  • EE 6305 - Introduction to Radar Systems
  • EE 6410 - Introduction to Biomedical Engineering
  • EE 6530 - Antenna Engineering
  • EE 6615 - Emerging Vehicle Technologies
  • EE 6640 - Advanced Photovoltaics & Energy Storage Systems
  • EE 6650 - Distributed Energy Systems
  • EE 6750 - Wireless Mobile Networking
  • EE 6760 - Applied Communication Systems
  • EE 6770 - Applications of Neural Networks

Graduate Elective Both Options - 3 Credit Hours

Any Graduate Level Course is acceptable

Program Total: (30 Credit Hours)

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated May 11, 2018
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