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PMP Curriculum

The Professional Master's Program in Electrical Engineering requires a total of 45 credits. The program can be pursued either part-time or full-time. International students on F1 visas are required to pursue a full-time curriculum.

Part-time: The part-time curriculum is typically completed over the course of nine academic quarters (3 calendar years). Students generally take a four-credit course plus a one-credit seminar each quarter, for a total of 5 credits during any given quarter. Sample PART-TIME Curriculum

Full-time: The full-time curriculum is typically completed in 4-5 quarters (1-1.5 calendar years). Full-time students must take a minimum of 10 credits each quarter and a minimum of 5 seminar credits over the course of their study. Sample FULL-TIME Curriculum

The following is an outline of the PMP Curriculum requirements:

PMP Colloquium

PMP Course Subject Areas

Once EE 505 has been completed, students may choose courses from any combination of subject areas to complete the minimum credits required for the degree. Subject areas/courses subject to change.

General Fundamentals

EE 400/500: Departmental Colloquium (2/1)
EE 505: Probability and Random Processes (4)

Systems, Controls & Robotics

EE 543: Models of Robot Manipulation (3)
EE 546: Advanced Topics in Control System Theory (1-5, max. 16)
EE 547: Linear Systems Theory (4)
EE 560: Machine Drives


EE 501: Radar Remote Sensing (4)
EE 571: High Frequency Circuits and Antennas: Computation of Fields and Waves (4)
EE 572: Electromagnetic Theory and Applications I (4)

Embedded Systems

EE 542: Advanced Embedded Systems Design (5)
EE 590: Mobile Applications for Sensing & Control (4)

Microtechnology & Semiconductors

EE 502: Introduction to MEMS (4)
EE 503: Modeling of MEMS (4)
EE 527: Microfabrication (4)

Signal, Image, and Video Processing

EE 518: Digital Signal Processing (4)
EE 586: Digital Video Coding Systems (4)
EE 596: Machine Vision

Smart Grid & Renewable Energy

EE 551: Wind Energy (4)
EE 560: Machine Drives
EE 559: Analyzing the Power Grid
EE 559: Substation & Distribution Automation

Wireless Communications

EE 506: Fundamentals of Wireless Communication (4)
EE 565: Computer-Communication Networks I (4)

EE 595: Advanced Topics in Communication Theory:  Network Security and Privacy (4)

Miscellaneous Offerings

EE 595 – Introduction to Social and Economic Networks

Contact Us

Erin Olnon
Professional Programs Manager - Electrical Engineering
University of Washington | Department of Electrical Engineering
Paul Allen Center, CSE 224| Box 352500 | Seattle, WA 98195
206.616.4909 (Voice) | 206.543.3842 (Fax) |


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