Make the most of your senior year and earn a master of engineering or master of science in electrical and computer engineering on an accelerated pace! The accelerated masters’ degree program provides the opportunity for qualified undergraduate students to take up to 9 (nine) credits of graduate courses as seniors and have these courses simultaneously count for both their bachelor of science degree and their master’s degree here at Boise State University. In just five years, you can earn both a bachelor of science and a master of engineering in electrical and computer engineering.
- Enrollment in bachelor of science in electrical engineering program at Boise State University;
- Completion of at least 75 credits applicable to the bachelor of science in electrical and computer engineering;
- A minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; and
- A minimum GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale in ECE courses.
Important Notes Regarding Eligibility:
- Meeting the above requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the accelerated masters’ degree program at Boise State University.
- Undergraduate students at other colleges and universities are not eligible to participate in this program.
- Statement of Research: Essay up to one (1) page in length that describes career objectives and areas of research interest;
- Statement of Academic Preparation: Essay up to one (1) page in length that describes academic experience and any special qualifications;
- Curriculum Vitae or Resume;
- Online application which verifies eligibility and graduate courses to be taken;
- Three (3) letters of recommendation; and
- Copy of unofficial transcripts.
During the semester immediately following program acceptance, students enrolled in the accelerated masters’ degree program must take at least one three-credit ECE course at the graduate level (5xx or 6xx).
Graduate credit for any courses taken as part of the accelerated masters degree program will be assigned once the student’s Application for Admission to Candidacy has been approved by the Graduate College.