Current as of: 09/23/2014
Degree Type: MS
In the Electrical Engineering program, the student is provided with the challenging opportunity of pursuing a versatile course of study reflecting the student's desires, background and future responsibilities. The student selects from a variety of specialties which are covered in depth and which probe the frontiers of engineering and scientific knowledge. Special-study courses are available to study emerging technology and its application for solving problems. Advanced concepts and applications are emphasized throughout the program and the thesis research.
Enrollment and graduation data for ABET-accredited Electrical Engineering master's degree program are located on AFIT'S Institutional Data Webpage. www.afit.edu/INSTITUTIONALDATA
Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)
Breadth. Apply foundational scientific concepts and sound engineering principles to efficiently and effectively advance Air Force and DoD technological capabilities. Depth. Are well-educated, highly valued, and successful engineers and scientists. Teamwork. Significantly contribute to technical interdisciplinary team projects. Professionalism. Professionally communicate technical solutions and results. Lifelong Learning. Continue to pursue lifelong multidisciplinary learning as professional engineers and scientists.
Student Outcomes (SOs)
School and Program Admission Requirements
Waivers to the above criteria may be granted on a case by case basis. Therefore, individuals whose academic credentials fall below any of the above criteria are encouraged to apply.
Coursework (24 hours)
Choice of Sequences
- Electromagnetic Engineering
- Electronic Circuits and Devices
- Software Engineering
- Digital Engineering
- Digital Communications Networks
- Guidance, Navigation, and Control
- Observables Reduction
- Signal Processing
Math (8 hours)
System Engineering (4 hours)
Thesis (12 hours)
Specific courses are determined based on the student's selected area of specialization/emphasis. In general, each area has a defined set of core courses and follow-on elective " emphasis" courses. The 8 hours of required mathematics courses are included in the course requirements for some of the specializations.