Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

Graduates of the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering program (available both on-campus and online via DEN@Viterbi) will have the professional skills necessary to compete effectively in a world of rapid technological change as well as to assume leadership roles within industrial, entrepreneurial, academic or governmental environments in the broad context of electrical engineering.

The Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering is known for research and academic leadership in innovative areas such as: adaptive and reconfigurable mixed signal integrated circuits; antenna networks; bio-signal processing; computer architecture; very-large-scale integration (VLSI) and computer-aided design (CAD); computer networks; control systems; high speed switching architectures; signal, image and multimedia processing; nanotechnology; optical communications; photonics; and quantum information processing.

Related Programs

The Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering also offers the following master of science concentration degree programs:

  • MS in Computer Engineering
  • MS in EE-Applied Physics
  • MS in EE-Computer Architecture (On-campus only)
  • MS in EE-Computer Networks
  • MS in EE-Electric Power
  • MS in ECE-Analog, Mixed-Signal, and Radio-Frequency Integrated Circuits (On-campus only)
  • MS in ECE-Machine Learning and Data Science (On-campus only)
  • MS in ECE-Quantum Information Science (On-campus only)
  • MS in EE-VLSI Design
  • MS in EE-Wireless Networks (On-campus only)
  • MS in Financial Engineering
  • Dual Degree: MS in Electrical Engineering/MS in Engineering Management

For a complete list of graduate programs offered online in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, please visit the DEN@Viterbi Program Offerings.

Career Opportunities

A variety of career opportunities exist, but primarily in the areas of:

  • Systems Design
  • Broadcast Technology
  • Professional Communications
  • Industrial and Power Electronics
  • Power Engineering
  • Computer Architecture
  • Nanotechnology
  • Circuits
  • Computer Networks
  • Multimedia Processing
  • Microelectronics
  • Control and Traditional Energy Systems

Earn your Master of Science in Electrical Engineering online via DEN@Viterbi. Request information now.

Same Faculty. Same Program. Same Degree.

DEN@Viterbi strives to meet the needs of engineering professionals, providing the opportunity to advance your education while maintaining your career and other commitments. By breaking down geographical and scheduling barriers, DEN@Viterbi allows you to take your classes anytime and anywhere.

DEN@Viterbi students undergo the same academic requirements, curriculum, and must adhere to the same academic standards as on-campus students; therefore, your diploma is ultimately issued by the University of Southern California. There is no difference between remote students and on-campus students.