Learn at your own pace and power your future with this fully online Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MS-EE). Take only the coursework you need to build credentials that will advance your career, from a full master’s degree, to graduate certificates, to targeted, skill-based course credits.

You’ll keep in step with today’s dynamic electrical engineering industry as CU Boulder’s world-class electrical, computer and energy engineering faculty deliver short, 3–6 week courses designed especially for online learning on the Coursera platform.

The MS-EE on Coursera teaches foundational knowledge, applied skills, and the latest technological developments in embedded systems, power electronics, photonics, and more.

 When Can I Get Started?

You can start your journey right away and get to know our faculty by enrolling in non-credit courses live on the Coursera platform now or look at the curriculum page for course details. For-credit courses will be available over the next year. You will be able to apply non-credit coursework to for-credit credentials by completing extra assignments and coursework as the full degree comes online.

Whether you’re looking to launch a career as an electrical engineer, trying to keep pace with technological change, or seeking new skills toward your next promotion, you can start your journey and customize the MS-EE to fit your personal and professional goals today.

MS-EE Program Benefits

  • Prepare for your next job or launch a life-long career in electrical engineering
  • Keep pace with the rapid evolution of new technologies
  • Apply foundational expertise and practical skills to real-world problems

  • Achieve cross-disciplinary expertise in embedded systems, power electronics & photonics
  • Earn the same credentials as CU Boulder students learning on campus
  • Meet a global community of peers who support and engage with you

Flexible & Affordable

  • Tuition: $667 per credit hour or $20,010 for a full master’s degree
  • Admission: Performance-based admissions means that you don’t need exam scores, recommendations or transcripts. All you need to do is pay tuition, complete a designated "pathway specialization" series of courses with a 3.0 (B) grade point average or above, and you’re on the way to achieving your goals.

Webinar

Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder's MS-EE on Coursera program with Robert Erickson, Interim Department Chair and Gwen Robeson, Graduate Program advisor. The webinar aired on December 10, 2019. 

Watch the recording