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Ph.D. On Campus

Electrical Engineering

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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23411 USD/year
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6869 USD/year
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About

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Nevada, Las Vegas offers a program leading to the Ph.D. degree in Engineering in the Field of Electrical Engineering.

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Overview

Specific major areas of study currently available include: Communications, Computer Engineering, Control System Theory, Electromagnetics and Optics, Power Systems, Signal Processing, and Solid State Materials and Devices. One may be admitted to the Ph.D. program by one of two mechanisms. The Conventional Option requires the student to complete a M.S. Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. 

The Direct Ph.D. Option allows those undergraduates with outstanding undergraduate backgrounds to enter the Ph.D. program without having to complete a M.S. Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. All requirements leading to a Ph.D. are still required beyond the B.S. Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering excluding the completion of a Master thesis.

Career Possibilities

A Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of Nevada, Las Vegas specifically prepares graduates for a research career in the electrical engineering field. Most students who purse a Ph.D. in electrical engineering have a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree and a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in electrical engineering. Obtaining a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering allows graduates to specialize in particular electrical engineering disciplines and engage in research in one or more of these disciplines. A Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering can also help graduates establish a career in teaching electrical engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Communication Systems
  • Wireless and Mobile Communication Systems
  • Coding with Applications in Computers and Communication Media
  • Analysis of Telecommunication and Data Networks
  • Random Processes in Engineering Problems

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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Post-Master's subplan requires the student to have completed a M.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field with thesis before entering the program.
  • The Post-Bachelor's subplan allows undergraduates with outstanding undergraduate backgrounds to enter the Ph.D. program without having to complete a M.S. Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23411 USD/year
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  • National

    23411 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23411 USD per year
  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 6869 USD per year

Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 USD /month
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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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