Program type:

Grad Track

On Campus
Est. time to complete:

6 years
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Light up your career path with one of the Best Master's in Electrical Engineering Degree Programs for research facilities according to
The Electrical Engineering program at UNT offers you a hands-on project-oriented education for development of state-of-the-art electrical/electronic/embedded systems by integrating theoretical concepts and practical insights. You'll have research opportunities that you won't be able to find at many other schools. Obtaining your Master of Science in Electrical Engineering at UNT can be your doorway to more success, both now and in the future, as an academic researcher and professional engineer.

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Why earn combined degrees in Electrical Engineering?

The department houses several state-of-the-art instructional and research laboratories that provide practical and advanced hands-on experiences. They include:

  • Analog/Mixed-Signal Design and Simulation Laboratory
  • Autonomous Systems Laboratory
  • Communications and Signal Processing Laboratory
  • Embedded Sensing & Processing Systems Laboratory
  • Environmental and Ecological Engineering Laboratory
  • Optimization, Signal Processing, and Control Algorithm Research Laboratory
  • Power Electronics and Renewable Laboratory

With small class sizes, you'll work closely with distinguished faculty members to solve complex problems faced by government, businesses and consumers. You also can take advantage of the invaluable contacts we've developed with leading companies and corporate partners.

Our cutting-edge courses and research areas range from artificial intelligence and coding theory to speech-driven facial animation and very-large-scale integration design.

Benefits of Grad Track

  • Earn your M.S. in less time while completing your B.S. degree
  • Cuts expenses as students will be charged undergraduate tuition rates
  • Prepares the student for the rigors of graduate-level coursework while still an undergraduate
  • Provides uninterrupted continuity of the knowledge gained as an undergraduate to graduate-level courses
Marketable Skills
  • Identify and solve engineering problems
  • Design and conduct experiments
  • Engage in life-long learning
  • Design with realistic constraints
  • Teamwork
  • Formulate and solve engineering problems
  • Design and conduct research experiments
  • Research data collection and analysis
  • Use modern engineering tools
  • Technical report writing and communication

Combined Electrical Engineering Degrees Highlights

Active learning emphasizes the knowledge and skills you need to be successful in your future career.
The department's design projects are part of the coursework, helping you learn creative, progressive solutions to address today's engineering opportunities.
Thesis and Non-Thesis master’s options available to suit your learning style.
Engineering classes and research are conducted at Discovery Park, a 300-acre research facility that brings together laboratories, offices and classrooms to maximize the potential for creativity, collaboration and technological innovation.
Graduates will have experience in project-based learning and will be ready to engage in high-tech careers upon their graduation.
Your coursework will feature "learning-to-learn" experiences in projects taught jointly by industry and university personnel.

What Can You do With Combined Electrical Engineering Degrees?

Electrical engineers work in companies that are developing:

  • Computers
  • Semiconductor integrated circuits and devices
  • Telecommunications systems
  • Aerospace and aviation systems
  • Imaging techniques
  • Sensors
  • Wireless networks

And that's just a start. More and more of the objects in our world are powered by electrical engineers.

  • Overall employment of electrical engineers is projected to grow 7% from 2020 to 2030.
  • Median earnings for electrical engineers in 2020 were $103,390.
  • Texas is a top-paying state for electrical engineers, with an annual mean wage of $107,270.
  • California is the top-paying state for electrical engineers in the country, with an annual mean wage of $124,390.

With up to 100% job placement rate in academia, industry and research organizations, our graduates are employed in various sectors such as high-tech, energy, defense, finance, transportation and government.

Combined Electrical Engineering Degrees Courses You Could Take

Digital Logic Design (3 hrs)
Topics include history and overview; switching theory; combinational logic circuits; modular design of combinational circuits; memory elements; sequential logic circuits; digital system design; fault models and testing.
Engineering Electromagnetics (3 hrs)Students learn electromagnetic theory as applied to electrical engineering
vector calculus; electrostatics and magnetostatics; Maxwell’s equations, including Poynting’s theorem and boundary conditions; uniform plane-wave propagation; transmission lines – TEM modes, including treatment of general, lossless line and pulse propagation; introduction to guided waves; introduction to radiation and scattering concepts.
Systems Modeling and Simulation (3 hrs)
Aims to systematically introduce the concepts and analytical tools required to abstract engineering problems from applications, and to simulate and analyze such problems. Topics include dynamical systems modeling, stochastic models, queuing models, Markov chains, model identification, Monte-Carlo simulation, model reduction, agent-based modeling, large-scale networks, and applications to ecological, biological and modern infrastructure systems.
Design and Testing of Digital Systems (3 hrs)
Review of combinational logic, testing combinational circuits, sequential circuit synthesis, state minimization, state assignment, and structure of sequential circuits; state identification and fault detection experiments; testing of sequential circuits and design for testability.
Analog Integrated Circuit Design (3 hrs)
Thoroughly investigates the fundamentals in design and analysis of analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits. Topics include analog MOS transistor models, current sources and sinks, circuit reference, amplifier, feedback amplifiers, differential amplifiers and operational amplifiers.
Signals and Systems (3 hrs)
Exploration of elementary concepts of continuous-time and discrete-time signals and systems; linear time-invariant (LTI) systems, impulse response, convolution, Fourier series, Fourier transforms and frequency-domain analysis of LTI systems; and laplace transforms, z-transforms and rational function descriptions of LTI systems.

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