MS in Electrical Engineering
Students in the Masters Electrical Engineering Department can select an area of specialization or follow a more broad course track through the MSEE with no concentration.
The current course offering schedule can be found through the USF Dynamic Schedule.
*All Electrical Engineering Graduate students may only take EE courses during their first semester.
Thesis or non-thesis
30 Credit Hours required
*The core and math sequences, 18 credit hours,
|12 credits||Any 4 core courses as defined by your selected track|
|24 credits (including the above)||Regularly scheduled EE coursework|
Additional 6 credits total combined of track elective, outside of department (with prior agreement of Track supervisor), project, or graded internship or independent study credits.
6 Credits of thesis research.
Defend and publish thesis.
For non-thesis students this is first attempted the semester prior to the intended graduating semester (up to 2 attempts permitted). See Portfolio in graduate handbook. Students must register by the end of the first week of classes with the Graduate Program Specialist.
For thesis students, the thesis defense serves as the MS comprehensive exam.
Course Focus Areas
- Biomedical Systems
- Control Theory
- Communication, Networking, and Signal Processing
- Renewable Energy and Power Systems
- Systems and Security
- Wireless and Microwave
- Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
*All Electrical Engineering Graduate students are required to take only EE courses during their first semester. Following the first semester, with advisor and departmental approval, masters students can take up to 6 hours of course work outside the EE department.
A comprehensive search of all courses can be made on the USF Course Inventory website, offerings are subject to change by semester based on faculty and space availability.
Specific program requirements and other masters curriculum information can be found
in the Electrical Engineering Graduate Student Handbook.
Comprehensive Exam |Graduate Course Portfolio
(For Non-Thesis Master's Students in the Electrical Engineering Department)
Click for detailed information HERE!