Electrical Engineering, Master of Engineering, Ph.D.

Fall Admissions Deadline: May 1st
Spring Admissions Deadline: November 15th

The Electrical Engineering program at the master’s and doctoral level provides qualified graduates of accredited undergraduate engineering and computer science programs with an opportunity to continue their professional training at an advanced level, allows engineers and computer scientists currently employed in industry to enhance their professional training by bringing to them the latest developments in theory and their applications to industrial practice, and provides graduate students working toward a doctorate and a career in research with a firm grounding in the theoretical foundations necessary for such work.

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Electrical Engineers who Excel in Academia, Industry, and Government: ONLY here at ccny


professors involved in research supported by the Department of Defense, NASA, and others


National Science Foundation research grants 


U.S. Department of Energy grant received by Prof. Samah M. Saeed


in US & Canada at a 2022 international hardware security competition

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Student Info

Electrical Engineering graduates can apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to solve engineering problems and undertake teaching and research; assume leadership roles in academia, industry, and government; plan and conduct scholarly activities that make original contributions; communicate effectively both as individuals and leaders of multidisciplinary and multicultural teams in a diverse global economy; engage in life-long learning as independent professional scholars; and understand the importance of the ethical, safety, socio-economic, and environmental issues related to the Electrical Engineering profession.

Faculty Info

Faculty instruct on and conduct research in communications, computer networks engineering, photonics engineering, nonlinear optics, remote sensing, solid-state lasers, parallel processing, VLSI design, robotics, control systems, image and signal processing, and nanotechnology.

Curricular Innovation, EE

Curricular Innovation

The goal of the EE graduate program is to develop an industry-informed curriculum that will provide students with the practical skills required for professional success. 


Admissions Facts

Electrical Engineering, ME

Total Credits: 30

GRE Required: No

Minimum Language Test Scores: 533 (TOEFL PBT), 73 (TOEFL IBT), 6.5 (IELTS), 49 (PTE) or 95 (Duolingo)

Degree Awarded: M.E.

Supporting Documents Required:

  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement

Program Advisor:

Professor Alex Gilerson  agilerson@ccny.cuny.edu

For more information, please visit the Program Website and the Department of Electrical Engineering page 

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Last Updated: 12/14/2023 15:00