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Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering

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A High-Paying Career

The median annual wage for electrical engineers was $98,530 in May 2019, per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Flexible, online classes make it easier to reach your goals while balancing work and family life.

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Affordable Tuition

NMSU Global Campus offers competitively priced tuition and scholarship opportunities.

Pursue an Exciting and High-Paying Career

The Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (MEEE) program at NMSU Global Campus teaches you how to apply your computing skills to real-world problems, preparing you for a challenging career in the public or private sector. You also receive a solid foundation for additional advanced degrees.

In this unique, coursework-only graduate program, you get equipped with the skills that every electrical engineer needs. By learning how to design, develop, test, and supervise the manufacture of electrical equipment, you’ll set yourself up for a high-paying and stable career, with overall employment projected to grow 3 percent through 2029.

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Career Pathways

MEEE graduates from NMSU Global Campus work for top employers like NASA, El Paso Electric, PNM, Raytheon, Los Alamos National Lab, Air Force Research Laboratory, Arizona Public Service Electric, Intel, Johns Hopkins, MIT, and Lockheed Martin. Our program paves the way for opportunities in the aerospace and defense industries, national laboratories, and power industry, and prepares you for professional positions such as: 

  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Computer Hardware Engineer
  • Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairer
  • Electro-Mechanical Technician
  • Engineering Manager
  • Engineering Technician
  • Network Systems Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
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“I come from a Hispanic family. I'm very proud of my heritage and very proud to be a female engineer out there trying to make a difference in the world.”

Jessica G., Class of 2024

In the MEEE program at NMSU Global Campus, you’ll learn to apply advanced techniques to your chosen areas of emphasis. Some of our dynamic specializations include electromagnetics, microelectronics VLSI, photonics, electric energy systems, digital signal processing, computer engineering, and communications.

Our MEEE program offers hands-on experience, with some instructors giving you opportunities to work with them on course-specific research projects.

Delivery Format: 100% online
Program Credits: 30 credits
Program Length: 2 years full-time; up to 5 years part-time
Cost Per Credit Hour: $444.40*
Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250*
College: Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
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The coursework-only Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering degree requires a total of 30 credits and offers rolling admissions with Fall and Spring start dates 

Six courses must be taken from at least three different areas of emphasis, with a minimum passing grade of B. Taking two graduate core courses and one graduate breadth elective is also an option. Emphases are chosen from the list of Graduate Expanded Core Courses, which can be found here.

Sample Courses Credits
E E 515: Electromagnetic Theory I 3
E E 541: Antennas and Radiation 4
E E 529: Lasers and Applications 4
E E 537: Power Electronics 3
E E 573: Signal Compression 3
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In addition, either a third graduate core course or one graduate breadth elective must be taken from a third area of emphasis. If you wish to pursue a PhD in the future, your third class should come from the core class list as preparation for the PhD qualifying exam. The graduate core courses, specialty areas, and credits are listed online for the graduate core courses and the graduate breadth electives.

You can supplement your program with the Systems Engineering graduate certificate from our Industrial Engineering program.

You may only take up to 6 credits of E E 590: Selected Topics. No oral exam is required to earn the MEEE.

Please note: this program is not available to international students.

At NMSU Global Campus, we strive to offer competitively priced tuition to keep your tuition costs affordable. If you need financial aid, we’re ready to work with you to determine the best ways to finance your education.

Financial assistance includes loans, grants, and scholarship opportunities. To apply, use NMSU’s convenient Scholar Dollar$ one-stop scholarship application, which serves all students in the NMSU system.

The College of Engineering awards graduate scholarships and fellowships on behalf of the ECE Department. These include:

– MIT/Lincoln Laboratory Fellowship
– Paul and Valerie Klipsch Grad Scholarship
– Admiral Paul Arthur Grad Scholarship
– Barry Neil Rappaport Grad Scholarship

NMSU and NMSU Global Campus students are also eligible for loans and grants. The first step in applying for financial aid is to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Learn more about financial aid opportunities at NMSU.

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*For NMSU Global Campus programs and courses, the per credit hour cost is listed above. Special tuition agreements (Western Undergraduate Exchange, Descubre, etc.) are not applicable to NMSU Global Campus programs. Course fees still apply and are charged separately. Textbooks, uniforms, equipment, etc., are additional program costs. Additional per credit costs might be charged by the program, department or college.