Graduate Study

Most graduate students are enrolled in the Doctoral program, which entails a combination of course work and original research. The program mission is to develop students' independence and creativity while strengthening their technical background. The Electrical Engineering Department offers a good graduate student-to-faculty ratio of less than 4:1, ensuring close interaction between students and faculty.

Research and teaching focus on fundamental understanding of electrical engineering problems. Areas of specialization are briefly listed on the areas of research page and on the pages of individual faculty members. Students have an opportunity to participate in ongoing research from their first year through one-semester course research projects, Special Investigations. Research is carried out in a number of state-of-the-art facilities.

Formal coursework is completed during the first two years in residence, with an opportunity to choose from an extensive course list.

For comprehensive information on Graduate Admissions, please visit the Yale Graduate School Admissions Office.

For comprehensive information on Ph.D. program requirements, please visit the Forms & Guides page.