Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Graduates of the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering 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.

Career Options

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

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

DEN@Viterbi Student Services

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