DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
The Master's in Electrical Engineering program produces professionals who thrive on blending their creative ideas with scientific knowledge to develop innovative products and manage large-scale projects. The ideal candidate has a strong background in electricity, systems design, or technology with a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering or a related degree.

If you are interested in specializing your skills to advance your career or looking to improve your opportunities for leadership roles through distance learning, earning your M.S. in Electrical Engineering offered at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga can have a great impact on your professional development.

Our faculty are established leaders in various disciplines across the Electrical Engineering field, offering their students a well-rounded education based on real-world experience. Rather than focusing on theory, we encourage hands-on projects that will help students see the impact of their work and prepare them for larger opportunities.

In order to provide the best education for our students, the Electrical Engineering Master’s program is offered 100% online with both full-time and part-time options to best fit your work and personal schedules. Program attendees can complete their degree on their time and to allow them to still work and pursue life goals while working on their education.

Our curriculum focuses on a variety of diverse topics to prepare you for the next step in your career, including:
  • Smart Grid
  • Sustainable Energy Systems
  • Power Electronics
  • Signal Processing
ADMISSION CRITERIA
Engineering (includes Automotive Systems, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical):
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or closely related field with a minimum GPA of 2.7 for all undergraduate work taken for a baccalaureate degree. 
  • All GPAs are based on a 4.0 point scale and are cumulative including all undergraduate courses completed; the last two years of undergraduate coursework are equivalent to approximately 60-70 semester hours or 90-100 quarter hours.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Application

Completed application on University Of Tennessee Chattanooga's website

Official Transcripts

Submit official transcripts from each college or university attended (even those from whom transfer credits were earned) to UTC's Graduate School.

To expedite the receipt of official transcripts, UTC recommends the use of an electronic transcript submission service such as:

If mailing official transcripts, they must be mailed directly from the institution to:

  • The Graduate School
  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • Department 5305
  • 615 McCallie Avenue
  • Chattanooga, TN 37403
Application Fee

Pay a $35 one-time, non-refundable application fee ($40 for international student applications). This fee is paid when completing the online application.

International Students

International student applicants (not U.S. born or naturalized citizens) have additional application requirements detailed in the International Student Application Guide on the UTC International Student Services Office web site.

  • GRE is required for Engineering (Automotive Systems, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical), Engineering Management and Construction Management. It is not required for Computer Science.
  • TOEFL/IELTS
  • Duolingo English Test

Note: International student applicants must submit admission materials to the UTC International Student Services Office.

TUITION
31 Credit Hours
In-State: $17,000-$19,200
Out-of-State: $18,400-$20,700
 
Tuition is subject to change. 
FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Financial aid is available for students who qualify.