ECE Graduate Admission Requirements

The GRE requirement has been waived (and extended) for all engineering master’s applicants applying through Fall 2026!

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is proud to offer graduate and doctoral programs in Electrical Engineering.

Candidates for the Master of Science and the Doctor of Philosophy programs in Electrical Engineering at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering must first meet the general graduate admission requirements of either FAMU or FSU.

In addition, a candidate must also meet the department's requirements.


The Department offers a thesis program for the Master of Science (MS) degree in Electrical Engineering. Depending on the university, interested students should also consult the FAMU or FSU Graduate Student Handbook.

To be considered for admission, candidates must have:

  1. Earned a bachelor of science degree (or equivalent) in electrical engineering, or a closely related discipline, from an accredited college or university.
  2. A grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for all work attempted beyond 60 semester hours of undergraduate study
  3. A minimum score of 148 points for the quantitative section and 145 points for the verbal section of the GRE test; GRE waiver request form.

International candidates must also obtain at least:

  1. 80 points on the internet-based TOEF exam or 550 points on the paper-based TOELF exam,
  2. 6.5 points in the IELTS,
  3. 55 points in the Pearson's PTE academic examination,or
  4. 77 points in the MELAB examination.


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The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Ph.D. programs offer competitive funding packages for newly admitted students. Please visit our graduate funding page to find out more about assistantships, fellowships, and scholarships.


Graduate Funding

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Graduate Programs

To learn how you can earn your degree in less time at FAMU-FSU COE. Please visit the BS to MS track.


BS-MS Pathways