Electrical Engineering Graduate Admissions

Welcome to the EE Graduate Admissions page. The EE department offers a variety of programs for graduate study. Simply click on any of the programs below to view the eligibility & application deadlines, application requirements, financial assistance, and frequently asked questions related to that program. If you have any questions regarding EE's graduate programs or admission to these programs please don't hesitate to contact us.

Note, admission to Stanford's undergraduate programs is handled by Stanford's Undergraduate Admissions Office. For information regarding EE's undergraduate program please see our Bachelor of Science page.

  • Full-time Graduate Programs

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    Ph.D.

    The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree program in Electrical Engineering is designed to prepare students for careers in research and teaching at the university level

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    M.S.

    For each Stanford advanced degree, there is an approved course of study that meets both University requirements described in the Stanford Bulletin, as well as Department requirements described in the EE Graduate Handbook.

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    Joint Program

    The joint MS in Electrical Engineering/MBA Degree Program (MS/MBA) enables students to pursue simultaneously a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration at the GSB.

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  • Part-time Graduate Programs

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    Part-time MS

    The Honors Cooperative Program (HCP) enables qualified working professionals to pursue the MS in Electrical Engineering on a part-time basis. Many classes are offered online, and it is possible to complete the MS degree requirements entirely from a distance.

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  • Non-Degree Option

    Non-Degree Option

    The Non-Degree Option (NDO) program at Stanford makes it possible for qualified working professionals to enroll in graduate-level courses on a course-by-course basis.

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  • Programs for Current Students

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    Coterminal Program

    The coterminal degree program allows Stanford undergraduate students to study for a master's degree while completing their bachelor's degree(s).

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    Adding an MS Degree

    Current Stanford graduate students in a department outside of EE may be eligible to apply for the MS in Electrical Engineering or transfer from their current graduate program to the EE-MS program through the Graduate Program Authorization Petition (Grad Auth)

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