Electrical Engineering

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All graduate students in Electrical Engineering are required to adhere to the requirements of the Graduate School, as found in the Graduate Degree Programs Bulletin. The requirements of the Graduate School, however, are minimum requirements and the policies, procedures, and regulations listed below are additional and more specific for graduate students pursuing the MS in Electrical Engineering degree. Advisers will call pertinent regulations to the attention of their advisees, but it should be understood that it is the student’s personal responsibility to see that all requirements are satisfied.

A prospective graduate student in Electrical Engineering at Penn State Harrisburg must fulfill the admission requirements as set forth by the Graduate School, and have a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering or its equivalent from an institution that is accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET). An undergraduate cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale is required for admission. Exceptions to this will be based on professional experience and other factors such as GRE scores. In addition, a student who does not meet the overall 3.0 grade-point average may be considered for admission if the student has a 3.0 junior/senior grade-point average. Up to 15 credits earned in three semesters or fewer, as a special nondegree student, may be applied toward the master's degree. Those applying for admission as a master of engineering candidate without an electrical engineering degree may be admitted with the stipulation that deficiencies in background, if any, will be remedied early in the program and that these courses will be in addition to the required number of credits for the degree.Applicants should submit the following:a graduate online application with the application fee;official copies of undergraduate transcripts;test scores from the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) (preferable, but not required);three (3) letters of reference, especially those from faculty who can evaluate academic potential;a personal statement of technical interest, goals, and experience. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test: 80


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