Electrical Engineering PhD

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Program Description

The Electrical Engineering PhD program provides advanced study and training, focusing on cultivating research-level scholars. Graduates of this program showcase their aptitude by generating original and noteworthy contributions to signals, communications and networking, optics and photonics, solid state electronics, or energy systems through their dissertations.

Program Contact

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Office of Graduate Education
415 Bonner Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Email: gradeng@buffalo.edu

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 72 Hours


  • 5+ Years

Application Fee

  • $100

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.