Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering
University of South Carolina-Columbia

Program Details

The online PhD in Electrical Engineering program is designed for students aiming to receive the highest degree an electrical engineer can get and enhance their careers, whether that career is in academia or in an industrial or government research and development laboratory. Dissertation research can generally be conducted in any sub-discipline of electrical engineering coinciding with the research interests of faculty, which include areas such as:

  • Power Systems
  • Power Electronics
  • Nanoelectronics
  • Electromagnetic Scattering
  • Electronic Packaging


Students must travel to campus to present their dissertation.

  • A baccalaureate or master's degree (or the international equivalent) from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended for course credit
  • Two or more letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges