The Power to Engineer Your Future

Develop the abilities and leadership qualities to be a 21st century engineering leader with a Master of Science in Engineering in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Riverside.

The online Master of Science in Engineering with a specialization in Electrical Engineering (Power Systems) is a thorough exploration of the technology, systems and processes that power our world. Coursework explores high-level topics such as smart grid technology, power semiconductor devices, and robotic and industrial automation systems.

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Graduate in as few as 13 months

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No residency requirement

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Why a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering?

A Master of Science in Engineering is more than an upgrade to your education — it’s an investment in your future. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), electrical engineers earn a median salary of almost $90,000, with a high-range salary of more than $135,000. Electrical engineers can find employment in a variety of industries, including:

  • Electric power and manufacturing of machinery
  • Navigation systems
  • Communication systems
  • Electromedical instruments and semiconductors

$96,000


MEDIAN SALARY*


$149,000+


HIGH-END SALARY*


21,300


NEW JOBS PROJECTED BETWEEN 2016-2026*

 

The BLS reports that there are more than 324,000 electrical engineers employed in the U.S., with more than 21,000 new jobs
projected to be created between 2016 and 2026.

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Who Should Choose a Master’s in Electrical Engineering?

Master’s programs in electrical engineering and power systems are designed to help you succeed in management roles and increase your earning potential. The UCR online Master of Science in Engineering provides technical knowledge and leadership strategy that can help you make fast, significant strides in your career.

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The online format gives you the freedom to satisfy your professional obligations while you earn your degree in as few as 13 months. Your employer may even cover some or all of the cost of your advanced education.


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Whether you’re an electrical engineer or an engineer in another discipline who’s looking for a change, our online master’s in electrical engineering can help you become a cross-functional engineering leader with interdisciplinary management abilities.


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If you have experience in the field or an undergraduate degree in engineering, regardless of emphasis, we invite you to learn more about the program.

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More about UCR’s Electrical Engineering Program

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