UT Tyler

Graduate Admissions

Electrical Engineering MS Degree


The University of Texas at Tyler
Dept of Electrical Engineering
3900 University Boulevard
Tyler, Texas 75799
Phone 903.566.7417

Degree Information:
Dr. Hassan El-Kishky
Email: helkishky@uttyler.edu
Phone: 903.565.5580

Graduate Admission Information
The University of Texas at Tyler
Office of Graduate Admissions
Office: ADM 345
Phone: 903.566.7457
Fax: 903.566.7492

Program Information

Degree: MS


Research Areas

Admission Requirements

Application Instructions

Test Score Required: Satisfactory GRE score. Successful candidates usually have a combined GRE score of near 300. International applicants must have a minimum 79 TOEFL or IELTS score of 6.5 and 6 or greater in all sub-sections.

GPA: Satisfactory grade point average on the student’s last four semesters of academic study and last 60 semester credit hours of upper division undergraduate or graduate courses.

A bachelor’s degree in an electrical engineering program accredited by the ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission. Students who have not earned such a degree will be required to complete prerequisite (leveling) coursework before starting the MSEE program as determined by the MSEE Program Administrator.

Letters of Recommendation: STRONGLY preferred.

Resume/Curriculum Vitae: Yes.

Admissions Essay: No.

Deadlines: University deadlines apply.

Career Outlook: Many electrical engineers with master’s degrees engage in long-term research and development projects. The best opportunities in this field, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, are in engineering services firms. For more information, visit Occupational Outlook Handbook - Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Salary Information: See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.

UT Tyler Electrical Engineering Graduate Student Research:

  • Design of a Radio Frequency Tracking System to find the Location of Multiple Objects Using Triangulation and Spread Spectrum Technology
  • Analysis of Induced Currents on High Velocity Target Surfaces Using the Lorentz Transformation
  • Combining Phased Array and Hamming Sound Apodization Techniques to Improve the Acousto-Optic Diffraction Bandwidth
  • Quasi-Static Modeling Approach for Metal - Organic Semiconductor - Metal Devices
  • The Measurement of Bone Quality in Medical Images Using Statistical Textural Features
  • Optimization of Image Processing Algorithms on Mobile Platforms
  • Small-Signal Modeling of Power Factor Controllers
  • The Effect of Multiple Angles of Polarization on the Electromagnetic Backscatter from a Perfect Cylindrical Electric Conductor
  • N-Channel Transistor Simulation Based on Two-Dimensional Finite Element Device Design and Density Functional Theory
  • Design and Analysis of Wide Bit Adders for Fpga Implementation
  • Multiuser Signal Detection and Tracking by Using Spread Spectrum Techniques and Matched Filters
  • Compressive Sensing for Speech Signals in Mobile Systems
  • The Measurement of Bone Quality in Medical Images Using Statistical Textural Features
  • Using a Micro-Integrator to Eliminate the Numerical Butterfly Effect in Non-Linear Chaotic Partial Differential Equations
  • Design of a Uniform Circular Phased-Array Smart Antenna for 2.4 Ghz Applications
  • An Evaluation of Cmos Adders for Robustness and Fault Detectability in Nanoscale Technologies
  • A Study Multiprocessor Systems Using the Picoblaze 8- Bit Microcontroller Implemented on Field Programmable Gate Arrays
  • Fermi-Dirac Modeling, Simulation and Analysis of an Organic Schottky Diode with Trapped Charge
  • Design of a Microstrip Antenna for 2.4 Ghz Applications with a Radiation Pattern in the Horizontal Direction
  • Implementation of a Full Doppler Compensation to Eliminate the Use of First Order Approximation to Compensate the Doppler in Large Time-Bandwidth Product Radar Images
  • Four-Coil Wireless Power Transfer Using Resonant Inductive Coupling
  • Design and Implementation of Fault Tolerant Adders on Field Programmable Gate Arrays
  • Power Quality and Voltage Stability of Power Systems with a Large Share of Distributed Energy Resources
  • A Compressive Radar System with Chaos Based Fm Signals Generated Using the Bernoulli Map
  • Investigation of the Electronic Properties of The Memristor Using One Dimensional Drift Models
  • Optimization of Short-Channel Rf Cmos Low Noise Amplifiers by Geometric Programming
  • A Comparative Analysis of Feature Extraction Techniques for Eeg Signals from Alzheimer's Patients
  • Modeling Polarization and Capacitance Hysteresis of Ferroelectric Capacitors
  • Fault Tolerant Block Based Neural Networks

Meet a graduate student of The University of Texas at Tyler.

Prepare for Career Paths in R&D and Leadership in Engineering

The University of Texas at Tyler’s master’s in electrical engineering program is tailored to the individual student’s career goals and research interests. This degree can lead to a career in engineering research and design, a lead position in a manufacturing enterprise or doctoral studies.

  • Complete your master’s degree in electrical engineering through night and online classes.
  • Many of the students who enter the UT Tyler master’s program in electrical engineering are already working in the field of engineering research and development or are in electrical engineering practice. Upon earning their master’s degree, many advance in their careers with their current employers. Others have found positions with such organizations as: Intel, AT&T, Alcatel-Lucent, Raytheon, Trane, General Dynamics, Texas Instruments, etc.

Learn more from the Department of Electrical Engineering.

Master’s in Electrical Engineering: Research Focused. Flexible Schedule.

  • Take part in classes held in new state-of-the-art facilities that include technology-enhanced classrooms and laboratories. Online options also are available.
  • To complete your degree, choose to write a master’s thesis or select the non-thesis option and complete additional graduate level courses.
  • Participate in a program that offers online and evening classes to provide a schedule that is tailored to the needs of working professionals.
  • Join the student chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) to broaden your professional network and stay current in a rapidly changing field.

Electrical Engineering Faculty: Student-Focused Engineering Scientists.

  • Study with faculty members who have presented their scientific findings at such professional gatherings as the IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems; International IEEE Power Conference; and the SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing Symposium.
  • Research alongside professors who are talented scientists, active in the research field.
  • Be mentored by professors with years of experience working in industry and/or assisting students in meeting their career and education goals.

Learn more about UT Tyler’s electrical engineering faculty.

Electrical Engineering Courses: Compelling. Comprehensive.

Wireless Communications and Networks – Gain an introduction to wireless communications and networks: transmission fundamentals, LANs, MANs, WANs, switching, ATM, TCP/IP; wireless communications: antennas, propagation, signal encoding, spread spectrum, error control; wireless networking: satellite communications, cellular networks, analog, TDMA, CDMA, cordless systems, wireless local loop, mobile IP, WAP; and wireless LANS: infrared, spread spectrum, microwave, IEEE 802.11, Bluetooth.

Optical Fiber Communication – Get an introduction to the analysis and design of fiber optic communication systems. Learn about electromagnetic wave propagation treatment in optical fibers leading to single and multimode descriptions. Explore standard methods for measuring fiber parameters and overall communication system performance including sources and receivers.

VLSI Design
– Learn about the design and fabrication of digital ICs, CAD tools for the design of VLSI circuits; fabrication of CMOS ICs; static and dynamic CMOS logic design; design of low voltage and low power circuits; microprocessor datapath circuits; and fault tolerance.

FPGA Design
– Explore digital systems design with FPGAs; design and synthesis of reconfigurable logic with high-level descriptor languages; logic design using FPGAs; architectural and systems design issues; fine-grained versus coarse-grained fabrics; and reconfigurable computing.

Solid State Devices
– Study the characteristics of charge transport in semiconductors; standard approaches for diffusion of dopants and lithography; and the development of I-V models for solar cells, diodes, bipolar junction and field effect transistors.

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