Online Master’s Ranked #1
NC State ECE’s online Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering is named the top program in Best College Reviews’ ranking of the Top 30 Online Master’s programs.
June 12, 2018 By Charles Hall
The online Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering offered by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University has been named that top program in Best College Reviews’ ranking of the Top 30 Online Master’s programs.
NC State while securing the number one spot, was chosen for the University’s overall outstanding reputation, as well as the electrical engineering program’s rock-solid core curriculum, for its faculty’s excellence and the commitment to providing non-traditional students with all of the tools that they need to achieve their educational and career goals.
As an accredited land grant institution, NC State University strives to serve the people of North Carolina and the world beyond. To further this mission, the College of Engineering established distance engineering programs in 1978. This division, now Engineering Online, eliminates the barriers of the physical campus and engages students around the world. By providing distance engineering and computer science courses for both academic credit and professional development, Engineering Online allows distance learners to remotely access the same quality education and academic resources available to on-campus students. The strengths of the NC State online Master’s program include power electronics and power systems, nanoelectronics and photonics, and communications and signal processing. It is a 31-credit hour degree that does not require a thesis, oral exam or on-campus residency.
This ranking from Best College Reviews was compiled using data from College Navigator regarding tuition, as well as program information gleaned directly from each institution’s official website. The methodology used to determine the rankings is based on tuition, customization options within the degree program, both in content and format, and an overall “wow” factor, which highlights each program’s unique offerings and sets it apart from the pack.