M.S. in Engineering - Online or Face-to-Face Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Milwaukee School of Engineering

M.S. in Engineering - Online or Face-to-Face Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Milwaukee School of Engineering

Milwaukee, WI
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Milwaukee School of Engineering -- A Highly Rated Engineering University

Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) is a highly regarded regional university that offers programs in engineering, business, mathematics, and nursing. Both "The Princeton Review" and "U.S. News and World Report" rank MSOE among the best schools in the Midwest. "Forbes" places MSOE among the top 9% of universities in the nation for engineering programs.

Milwaukee School of Engineering also consistently ranks as a best value on the "U.S. News and World Report" survey of Midwestern universities without Ph.D. programs.

A Master of Science in Engineering at Milwaukee School of Engineering

The Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.E.) at Milwaukee School of Engineering spans the fields of electrical, industrial, and mechanical engineering. This interdisciplinary program emphasizes the development of a wide array of advanced engineering skills and practices allowing the student the freedom to approach engineering from either a specialized or integrated approach. Most students typically select an emphasis in either electrical or mechanical engineering.

MSOE emphasizes industrial and practical experience, both for students and faculty members. Teaching is hands-on and geared toward developing real world problem solving skills.

This program is offered in 100% online and face-to-face formats.

Powerful Partnerships with Industry at MSOE

MSOE has teamed with industry to create several partnerships to better serve students and provide regional industry with custom technical solutions. The MSOE Applied Technology Center houses the Fluid Power Institute and the Rapid Prototyping Consortium. The Fluid Power Institute conducts testing, training, and consulting services for regional and national organizations in the area of hydraulics and fluid power. The Rapid Prototyping Consortium, with a focus on additive manufacturing, helps create and design products for market for multiple industries, large and small, throughout the United States.

An Individualized Plan of Study in Engineering at MSOE

The M.S.E. program encompasses 45 credits of study, of which 9 credits are earned for project development or completion of specialty papers. Students each develop individual plans of study concentrating on industrial applications. They advance their quantitative skills through a series of modeling based courses and can develop expertise within electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, medical imaging, or other related subjects.

Course topics may include simulation and modeling, operations research, quality engineering, advanced engineering mathematics, finite element analysis, advanced mechanics, fluid power systems, data communications, control systems, and advanced electronic systems.

Practical, Applied Graduate Education in Engineering at MSOE

Graduate students at MSOE are typically working professionals who are responsible for a variety of engineering functions in their industry roles. In addition, Milwaukee School of Engineering is home to numerous experimental and research centers. Current labs and projects include the Center for BioMolecular Modeling, the Rapid Prototyping Center, the Fluid Power Institute, the Engineering Research Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, a nanoengineering laboratory, the Photonics and Applied Optics Center, the Wisconsin Energy Research Consortium, a Construction Science and Engineering Center, the Center for Sustainability, an alternative energies lab, and the Wisconsin Center for Commercialization Resources.

Facilities in the Department of Engineering are state of the art and are constantly upgraded to meet the needs of the upper Midwest's growing technology sector.

Distinguished Leaders in Academia and Industry

The faculty members of engineering at MSOE are distinguished in both research and industry. Many faculty members teach at MSOE while working in industrial research and development. Experienced faculty share their practical knowledge and experience with students in the classroom, and provide guidance and expertise to problems confronted by students who are working in the engineering field.

An Urban Oasis

Milwaukee School of Engineering's 20 acre campus is located in the east shore neighborhood of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, just minutes from Lake Michigan. Campus features include an athletic field and easy-access parking.

"The Princeton Review" has named MSOE as one of the nation's most environmentally friendly colleges. The solar panels atop the Campus Center develop renewable clean energy.

MSOE's graduates enjoy the highest average starting and mid-career salaries of any Wisconsin university according to Payscale Inc. Affordable Colleges Online ranks MSOE in the top 1% of U.S. colleges as measured by return on investment (ROI). MSOE degree-holders out-earn non-degree holders by at least one million dollars.

Location & Contact

M.S. in Engineering - Online or Face-to-Face

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Milwaukee School of Engineering

1025 North Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3109
United States

Dr. Subha Kumpaty


Phone: 414-277-7466
Fax: 414-277-2222
Email: kumpaty@msoe.edu

Mr. Ian Dahlinghaus

Graduate Admissions Counselor

Phone: 414-277-7208
Email: dahlinghaus@msoe.edu

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Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Engineering And Applied Sciences Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 14
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


43% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 41
    • Accepted 18
    • Acceptance Rate 43
    • Enrolled 15
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test or GMAT if undergraduate GPA less than 2.8, BS in engineering, 2 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 15
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students48
    • Female Percentage12%
    • Male Percentage88%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students48
    • Part-time Percentage62%
    • Full-time Percentage38%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian70%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown20%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty8
    • Full-time Percentage12%
    • Part-time Percentage88%
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMicroprocessors, materials, thermodynamics, artificial intelligence, fluid power/hydraulics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported