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.
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.
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- 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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DisciplinesElectrical Engineering General Engineering & Technology View 29 other PhDs in Electrical Engineering in United States
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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.
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International23411 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23411 USD per year
National23411 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23411 USD per year
In-State6869 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6869 USD per year
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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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.