MSc in Electrical Engineering

General

Program Description

Tufts trains electrical engineers to excel in fields that range from image and signal processing to nanoscale engineering. Graduates of the M.S. program in electrical engineering go on to great things: founding start-ups, advancing society and industry, and studying in highly ranked Ph.D. programs, all supported by their Tufts education.

Research areas include:

  • Control, energy systems, and robotics
  • Electro-optical materials and renewable energy
  • Integrated circuits and VLSI
  • Microfabrication, nanotechnology, and sensors
  • Networks and information theory
  • Signal and image processing

Program highlights

  • Small class sizes
  • Personalized path of study
  • Mentorship from professors at the top of their fields
  • Collaborative research that crosses disciplines
  • Five miles from the high-tech hub of Boston

Application

Applicants to the graduate program are expected to have a degree at the level of bachelors or masters in electrical or computer engineering, or a related discipline such as computer science, physics, or mathematics. All applicants to the Master of Science program are required to select a thesis or non-thesis track on the online application. Applicants selecting the non-thesis track are required to indicate if they would like to apply to the coursework non-thesis track or the project-based non-thesis track in their personal statement. For more information on the distinction between the program options, please be in touch with the department directly.

Application Requirements

  • Application Fee
  • Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement
  • Official GRE scores
    • GRE not required for current Tufts undergraduates applying to the M.S. degree program
    • GRE scores may be waived for part-time students with five years of industry experience who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS, if applicable
  • Transcripts
  • Three letters of Recommendation
Last updated Nov 2019

About the School

The Tufts University School of Engineering offers a rigorous engineering education in a unique environment that blends the intellectual and technological resources of a world-class research university ... Read More

The Tufts University School of Engineering offers a rigorous engineering education in a unique environment that blends the intellectual and technological resources of a world-class research university with the strengths of a top-ranked liberal arts college. Read less