23411 USD/year
23411 USD/year
6869 USD/year
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The dual Electrical Engineering - Mathematical Sciences program of study at University of Nevada, Las Vegas is designed for those who want to pursue a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering or a career in Electrical Engineering with emphasis in applied mathematics.

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The Electrical Engineering - Mathematical Sciences program of study at University of Nevada, Las Vegas prepares graduate students with complementing educational components covering electrical engineering and mathematics, which is the basis of all engineering.

The culminating experience in the Ph.D. program in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is centered about developing new knowledge focused around a specific theme embodied in the form a well-written and orally defended dissertation. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UNLV offers a number of program options leading to the Ph.D. degree in the Field of Electrical Engineering. Specific major areas of study currently available include: Communications, Computer Engineering, Control System Theory, Electromagnetics and Optics, Electronics, Power Systems, Signal Processing, and Solid State Materials and Devices.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the program will:

  • Demonstrate strong technical knowledge in electrical engineering field by successfully completing course work, by passing a qualifying exam and a comprehensive exam, and by integrating knowledge learned in this course work into a dissertation.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate technical information both orally and in writing at an acceptable level of proficiency by completing a well written dissertation and presenting the work in their dissertations during an oral dissertation exam.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Communication Systems
  • Wireless and Mobile Communication Systems
  • Coding with Applications in Computers and Communication Media
  • Advanced Analog IC Design
  • Nonlinear Systems

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


69 SCH

69 - 72


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must satisfy the minimum requirements of the Ph.D. – Electrical Engineering program, and the M.S. – Mathematics program. If denied by one program, the applicant will have the option of proceeding with a single degree program with departmental approval.

Tuition Fee

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  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
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Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 USD /month
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