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Master's Degree in
Electrical Engineering



The Master of Science program in Electrical Engineering is designed to provide students with in-depth knowledge and skills within Electrical and Computer Engineering as well as opportunities to expand their proficiency to new areas in the field.


Who Should Apply



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Areas of Research

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Sustainable Energy and Smart Power Systems

Develop renewable energy sources and design smart power grids with high efficiency, stability, and reliability

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Intelligent Medical Devices and Computing

Design artificially intelligent systems for automated medical therapeutics and computational models for analyzing human-device interactions.

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Ubiquitous Sensing and Computing

Develop ubiquitous computing systems using new sensor technologies, local and global (Internet) networks, hardware interfaces, and embedded computers.

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Wireless and Quantum Communications and Signal Processing

Design 5G/6G networks with MIMO antenna technologies, next-generation wireless communication protocols, and signal processing algorithms.

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Autonomous Robotics and Systems

Design components and systems of intelligent machines capable of performing tasks autonomously and integrating engineering disciplines to design complex systems.


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Choose Your Path


With the approval of an ECE advisor, choose 24 units of 4000/5000 level courses as well as 6 units of thesis research credits.


With the approval of an ECE advisor, choose 30 units of 4000/5000 level courses and take the comprehensive exam in two areas.


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Up To 80% Less Tuition

Our tuition and fees are 50% - 80% lower than the other universities in Southern California. U.S. News & World Report recognized Cal State LA for its affordability, ranking among the top 10 in the West for graduates with the least debt.

At our top ranked engineering program, a Master's Degree in Computer Science at Cal State LA is a great value for the quality education you will receive.

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Simple To Apply

GRE and Recommendation letters are NOT required
Minimum GPA of 2.75
(Promising applicants with GPA between 2.5 and 2.74 may be admitted and are encouraged to apply)

Oct 1, 2021 – Feb 15, 2022

More Information about the Graduate Program Application


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