Master of Electrical Engineering

Unlock Infinite Possibilities: Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

Welcome to a world where the fusion of innovation and technology creates boundless opportunities! Our Master of Science in Electrical Engineering program is designed to propel you into the future, arming you with an advanced skill set in electronics, power systems, communications, and control systems.

Whether you are an aspiring inventor, a future leader in renewable energy, or a pioneer in wireless communications, this degree is your gateway to making a substantial impact in diverse industries. Dive into a journey of discovery, where theoretical principles meet practical application, fostering the development of groundbreaking solutions to real-world challenges. With a Master’s in Electrical Engineering, the horizon is not the limit; it’s just the beginning!

Entry Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, a nationally accredited institution, or an appropriately certified foreign institution. A Grade Point Average (GPA) on a scale of 4.0 as described below. • 2.5 GPA at the bachelor’s level, or • 3.0 GPA for the last 9 credit hours of graduate coursework, or • Students with a GPA between 2.0 and 2.5 must demonstrate at least 3 years of relevant professional experience that will be evaluated by the Chief Academic Officer to ensure relevancy.
  • Applicants to the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering program are expected to have already completed a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or comparable undergraduate electrical engineering coursework, as shown on official transcripts.
  • Additional requirements may apply for non-native English speaking students.

What makes our program unique?

Broad range curriculum

The curriculum’s broad range of courses support the foundation for many different career paths.

Personalized attention and support

The support team behind each student (Academic Advisors, Deans, Faculty, Financial Aid, and Career Services) see each person as an individual and not as a number.

Courses facilitated by industry professionals

Students are exposed to real-world scenarios, problem-solving, and networking opportunities through instructors who have spent time in the field.

MSEE Program Overview

30 credit hours

Complete this program in 12 months!


Includes: application fee and textbooks
  • Full Distance
  • Blended (Salem, VA) for F1 Visa holders

Accredited Programs

University of Fairfax is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).


Scholarships & Financial Aid

We recognize that many students need some type of financial assistance in order to make this investment in their future. Our Financial Services Team will sit down with prospective students to identify sources of financial assistance. We are committed to finding solutions for those who qualify.

Please Note: Federal Financial Aid is not yet available to students of University of Fairfax.

Transfer Credits

A maximum of 18 semester credits equivalent to our courses in content, credit and level and taken for graduate credit, as part of a degree or graduate certificate program, from an accredited institution may be transferred to a Master’s degree.