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College of Engineering and Computing

M.E. (Master of Engineering) - Electrical Engineering

Become a more-competent electrical engineer with just 30 hours of graduate course work beyond your B.S. This non-thesis graduate degree is especially great for working engineers who cannot easily get into a research laboratory.


Admission is competitive. Normally, applicants are expected to have an earned baccalaureate degree in electrical engineering with at least a B average, and to meet any other entry requirements of the Graduate School. 

Application Process

All applications must be submitted to the Graduate School of the University of South Carolina. The Graduate School provides helpful information on the admissions application process and even lets you know what to do before you apply.

Application Deadlines

For students seeking assistantships:

  • Spring semester: September 1
  • Summer or Fall semester: March 1

For students not seeking assistantships

  • Spring semester: November 15
  • Summer or Fall semester: July 1

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