Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering

The MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering degree is offered to meet the needs of individuals who wish to pursue advanced studies in modern electrical, electronic or computer engineering and technologies in order to fulfill their personal or career goals. You’ll have the flexibility to pursue this degree either online or in-person, in a program that allows you to complete the degree within one and a half years.  Our campus is located 15 miles north of Tech Square, the hub for international technology companies in the city of Atlanta, many of which recruit and hire our students.

As a graduate Electrical and Computer Engineering student, you will take courses and perform research led by faculty experts in areas including neuromorphic computing, automated logistics, biosensing, photovoltaics, and battery technology.  The program curriculum is designed to help you become a leader in Electrical and Computer Engineering who can capably handle high-level technical challenges.  



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Program Snapshot

Format: Hybrid (offered both in-person and online)

Number of Credit Hours: 30 Total Hours

Entry Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: 1.5 year Program

Application Deadlines:

  • Fall, July 1st
  • Spring, November 1st
  • Summer, April 1st
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Admissions Requirements

Online Graduate Application
There is a non-refundable $60 application fee.
  • Transcripts - Official transcripts from EACH College and/or University you have attended.  Must be in a sealed envelope from the institution or sent electronically from the institution directly to
  • Statement of Purpose (Can be uploaded into the online application)
  • Resume (Can be uploaded into the online application)
  • Successful applicants will have a bachelors degree from an Electrical, Computer or Telecommunications Engineering program.

Applicants to the Master of Science Program with a major in Electrical and Computer Engineering must have the following qualifications to be eligible for this program:

An undergraduate degree in engineering, engineering technology, computer science, physical science, or other technically oriented major from an accredited college or university. Interested students from other disciplines may be admitted to the program but may be required to complete additional courses. 

  •  A minimum undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 (on the 4.0 scale) or its equivalent. Applicants with a GPA of 2.75 or better may be considered if they meet any of the following:
    • A minimum of 4 years’ relevant work experience in the field of engineering after their undergraduate degree. You must supply at least two (2) recommendations from former or current employers/supervisors. The letters of recommendation must clearly state your years of employment and relevant work experience.
    • Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering exam in Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • Official GRE scores meeting the current admission profile: 148 (600 on old scale) Quantitative

The program accepts transfer credit for degree completion, subject to KSU policies and the approval of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Program Coordinator. The student should fill out the “Request for Graduate Transfer Credit” (this should be hyper linked) form and submit that to the Electrical and Computer Engineering Program Coordinator for processing.

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Electrical and Computer Engineering Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Academic Excellence – The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is committed to maintaining high academic standards. As a MS student, you must meet the Graduate College’s student performance requirements, which include maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA.  
  • Flexibility – With our hybrid degree program, which can be completed online or in-person, you can pursue your education and career goals while having the flexibility to balance work, study and home life.  The curriculum allows you to select courses from several technical areas to match your interests.

  • Innovative Research – The Electrical and Computer Engineering program is located within KSU’s Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (SPCEET), which emphasizes research to advance knowledge in all aspects of engineering. The College has state-of-the-art labs and facilities, and dedicated research centers like the Center for Advanced Materials Research and Education, to conduct a wide range of innovative research projects year-round.

What can you do with an Electrical and Computer Engineering degree?

  • Electrical Engineer
  • Computer Hardware Engineer
  • Telecommunications Engineering Specialist
  • Software Developer

Electrical and Computer Engineering Salary and Career Information

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering 

Kennesaw State University
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Marietta Campus
840 Polytechnic Lane, MD # 9072
Engineering Technology Center, Building Q
Room #Q-255
Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: (470) 578-4377

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