University of Vermont

CEMS - The College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

Graduate Program
Electrical Engineering

Admissions Requirements

The Electrical Engineering graduate program offers Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in electrical engineering and materials science, and the Master of Science degree in bioengineering.

Candidates normally have obtained the Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering prior to application for admission, but other applicants are encouraged to consider the program if they have extensive background in mathematics and the basic sciences. The general requirements for admission as outlined under the regulations of the University of Vermont Graduate College must be met.

Candidates normally have obtained the Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering prior to application for admission, but other applicants are encouraged to consider the program if they have extensive background in mathematics and the basic sciences. The general requirements for admission must be met. A master's degree in electrical engineering or the equivalent is required for admission to graduate studies for the PhD degree. Successful completion of the PhD comprehensive examination is required for advancement to candidacy for the PhD degree.

For information on admissions, see admission procedures and deadlines. For general information regarding graduate studies across the UVM campus, please visit the Graduate College webpage.

Financial Aid

Most full-time graduate students receive a graduate teaching fellowship or a graduate research fellowship. The teaching assistantship award is comprised of a stipend plus a tuition scholarship covering 10 graduate level credits during the period of the award. Graduate research assistants receive a stipend for twelve months or a pro-rated amount for nine months, including tuition at in-state rates. Students requesting financial support must submit scores from the General Test of the Graduate Record Examinations. Possibilities exist for summer support.

For more information, see the Graduate Student Handbook.

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