Do you want to study for a graduate degree in the United States but need to improve English language skills or test scores? A Pathway program provides academic, language and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university. Students are guaranteed progression to a graduate degree program through curriculum consisting of credit-earning courses. We provide full integration with domestic and international students on campus from highly trained university instructors and tutors while giving you academic support throughout the program.

Students who successfully complete an INTO SLU Graduate Pathway program in electrical engineering are assured progression to a UAB graduate engineering degree program upon submission of additional required application materials.

Career Paths

As a graduate of a electrical engineering degree program at UAB, you might find work as a(n):

  • Electrical Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Test Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Network Engineer

Pathways

2-SEMESTER PATHWAY

CREDIT HOUR DETAILS

  • 33 credit hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 21 credit hours remaining towards degree

Semester 1

  • Academic Reading/Writing I
  • Academic Speaking/Listening I
  • Methods for Engineering Practice I
  • Microprocessor Applications or Technical Communication for Engineers or Special Topics Medical Imaging

Semester 2

  • Academic Reading/Writing II
  • Academic Speaking/Listening II
  • Methods for Engineering Practice II
  • Microprocessor Applications or Technical Communication for Engineers or Special Topics Medical Imaging

1-SEMESTER PATHWAY

CREDIT HOUR DETAILS

  • 33 credit hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 24 credit hours remaining towards degree

Semester 1

  • Academic English Skills
  • Methods for Engineering Practice I or II
  • Techinical Communication for Engineers
  • Microprocessor Applications

NOTE: This program can be completed in 12 months including the Pathway program.

What are the progression requirements?

After successfully completing the Pathway program, you are guaranteed to enter the graduate degree program. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression. You must meet the following UAB Pathway Progression criteria in order to progress:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in graduate level courses
  • 3.25 GPA in all engineering courses
  • B or better in all courses
  • No grades I or W permitted

What are my degree options after completing the INTO Pathway?

You are guaranteed admission to the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering program at UAB after successfully completing the Graduate Pathway and meeting all progression requirements.

Key course facts

Course length: 1-2 semesters

Start dates: January, May, August

Fees: 2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $25,480; 1-Semester Pathway from $14,660

Careers: Electrical Engineer, Project Engineer, Test Engineer, Design Engineer, Network Engineer

Entry requirements

Age: 17 years old and above

Academic: 4-year undergraduate engineering degree in computer, electrical, electronic or computer science or related field with a 2.5 GPA

English language:

2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65 or IELTS 5.5 or PTEA 44 or completion of Academic English Level 4 or Password overall Level 6

1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 80 or IELTS 6.5 or PTEA 53

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

Program taught in:
English
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Last updated September 7, 2018
This course is Campus based
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