The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.
Research and Discovery
Generate and preserve knowledge, understanding, and creativity by conducting high-quality research, scholarship, and artistic activity that benefit students, scholars, and communities across the state, the nation, and the world.
Teaching and Learning
Share that knowledge, understanding, and creativity by providing a broad range of educational programs in a strong and diverse community of learners and teachers, and prepare graduate, professional, and undergraduate students, as well as non-degree-seeking students interested in continuing education and lifelong learning, for active roles in a multiracial and multicultural world.
Elective courses are used for supporting the final project and/or specific areas of interest. Final project options for this Plan B Master's Degree include a research-based project or journal article, field project, or curriculum project. The degree is intended to be completed in two years, and a minimum of 34 credits is required. Coursework is offered primarily on-campus (in person); some electives are available on-line. Summer coursework is limited, and most students spend summers away from campus gaining relevant experience.
Required materials include the following:Application for Graduate Admission (Click here to access the online application.)Personal InformationApplication InformationEducational BackgroundTest Information (If applicable, upload your English Language Test Scores; GRE scores are optional.)LanguagesEmployment/Residence InformationFinancial Support (Students interested in receiving a graduate assistantship position should indicate interest within this section; receiving a GA is dependent upon your qualifications and availability of funding; students are also encouraged to seek their own opportunities for support in an appropriate thesis/field project area, with faculty assistance.)Legal Agent/Privacy StatementApplicant Statement #1 (As part of this statement, include an explanation of your interest in EE and in this degree program, your career goals, and a potential area of interest/emphasis for your final research/field/curriculum project. All other sections are optional, but will be taken into consideration if submitted.)Transcripts (You must list on your online application, in the "Educational Background" section, each institution of higher learning from which you have earned credit)Writing Sample that demonstrates your suitability for graduate-level study and/or your formal academic writing ability (uploaded into the "Program Supplementary Information" section of your online application, under the "Writing Sample" category)Resume (uploaded into the "Program Supplementary Information" section of your online application, under the "Resume or CV" category)Two Work Samples that communicate your suitability for graduate-level study in EE, such as a lesson plan, grant proposal, article, capstone project, etc. (uploaded into the "Program Supplementary Information" under the "Upload 1" and "Upload 2" category)Three Letters of Recommendation that speak to your potential as a graduate student and EE professional (Please do not mail paper copies of recommendations; they must be submitted electronically, following the instructions provided, once you are logged into the online application system.)Application Fee (After you have completed the online application, click the "submit" button and follow the credit/debit card payment instructions. After you pay, you will be returned to the online application, where you will click submit again. This completes your submission.) English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test: 79
The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and a member of the North Central Association.