The graduate degree offers in-depth skill building in many different areas. The program is highly customizable to allow students to pursue what interests them. Individual courses are grouped into specializations stack toward 30 credit hours. Students may earn and apply graduate certificates toward the full online MS-EE degree. 

To earn a graduate degree, complete one "pathway" specialization to earn admission, then combine those credits with more coursework to earn the full 30 credits required to graduate. An official University of Colorado Boulder graduate degree will be awarded automatically upon successful completion of all requirements and will appear on your detailed course transcript.

Below is a sample graduate degree requirements diagram.

Online MS-EE graduate degree diagram

Complete one pathway specialization

View the details of each pathway specialization on curriculum page.

  • Power Electronics Specialization
  • Optical Engineering Specialization
  • Embedding Sensors and Motors Specialization
  • Semiconductor Devices Specialization
  • FPGA Design for Embedded Systems Specialization