Electrical Engineering

Graduate Program at Colorado School of Mines

Electrical Engineering

Graduate Program at Colorado School of Mines

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Electrical Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines is the top choice in Colorado for students who seek to become leaders in the engineering profession. The program provides cutting-edge educational training, research experience and project-based learning, with specialties in antenna and wireless communications, information and systems sciences and energy systems and power electronics as well as numerous opportunities to work in interdisciplinary fields.

Our highly accomplished and internationally recognized faculty conduct leading-edge research and have strong ties with local, national and international industrial partners, national laboratories and other research institutions. Students at all levels have the opportunity to conduct research with faculty and graduate with the skills needed in the workforce or academia.

research

3 research areas
to choose from 

money

$93,052 average
starting salary
(master’s)

school building

Partner with research
institutes like
NCAR and NREL

Requirements and Costs

Graduate Certificate

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Required
  • GRE: Not Required
  • Letters of Recommendation: Not Required
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV): Required
  • Statement of Purpose: Not Required. Suggested if GPA is less than 3.0/4.0
  • Transcript(s): Required. Must be submitted for all schools attended (unofficial transcripts accepted for admissions review and must show successful completion of any required prerequisite course(s).
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, please review the English Proficiency requirement

Master’s Non-Thesis

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Required
  • GRE: Not Required
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required – two letters. Only one letter of recommendation is required for current Mines students or Mines alumni.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV): Required
  • Statement of Purpose: Required
  • Transcript(s): Required. Must be submitted for all schools attended (unofficial transcripts accepted for admissions review and must show successful completion of any required prerequisite course(s).
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, please review the English Proficiency requirement

Master’s Thesis

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Required 
  • GRE: Required. Not required for current Mines students or Mines alumni.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required – three letters. No letters of recommendation are required for current Mines students or Mines alumni.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV): Required
  • Statement of Purpose: Required
  • Transcript(s): Required. Must be submitted for all schools attended (unofficial transcripts accepted for admissions review and must show successful completion of any required prerequisite course(s).
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, please review the English Proficiency requirement

Doctorate

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Required
  • GRE: Required. Not required for current Mines students or Mines alumni.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required – three letters. No letters of recommendation are required for current Mines students or Mines alumni.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV): Required
  • Statement of Purpose: Required
  • Transcript(s): Required. Must be submitted for all schools attended (unofficial transcripts accepted for admissions review and must show successful completion of any required prerequisite course(s).
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, please review the English Proficiency requirement

 

For additional information about these admissions requirements, please refer to the Admissions Requirements page

 Colorado ResidentOut-of-State Student
Tuition**$17,676$39,618
Fees*$2,520$2,520
Room & Board$17,496$17,496
Books & Supplies$1,500$1,500
Misc. Expenses$1,800$1,800
Transportation$1,300$1,300
Total$42,473$64,415
**Cost per credit hour$982$2,201

*Allowance for fees based on mandatory fees charged to all students. Does not include fees for orientation, library, yearbook, refrigerator rental, voice messaging, ect.

At less than 4.5 credit hours, you may be ineligible for financial aid.

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  • Digital signal processing engineer
  • Director, interconnection
  • Electrical engineer for antennas, RF electronics and digital systems
  • Engineer/scientist
  • Engineering manager – grid and resource integration
  • Operations electrical engineer
  • Operations manager
  • Post-doctoral fellow
  • RF engineer
  • Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
  • Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Base
  • General Electric – Energy
  • LightsourceBP
  • Lockheed Martin
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
  • The Aerospace Corporation
  • Xcel Energy
  • Zeta Associates

 

Degree Options

Graduate Certificates

  • Data Science for Signals and Systems
  • Smart-Grid, Power Electronics and Electrical Power Systems

Master’s Non-Thesis

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Smart Grid, Power Electronics and Electric Power Systems 

Master’s Thesis

  • Electrical Engineering 
  • Smart Grid, Power Electronics and Electric Power Systems

PhD

  • Electrical Engineering