Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

So you enjoy learning about circuits and electronics... not only is that cool, it shows you have the crazy-smart skills to be an electrical engineer at Michigan Tech. You’ll learn about everything from mathematical modeling and analysis techniques to digital video and image processing. You’ll also be exposed to global corporations that sponsor electrical engineering research projects—and hire our graduates.

You can follow our standard electrical engineering degree plan, or choose an area of concentration in photonics, biomedical applications, or environmental applications to study a specific topic more in-depth.

Electrical engineers find jobs in a wide array of industries including communications, defense and aerospace, metals and mining, biomedicine, and manufacturing. And recruiters know to look at Michigan Tech. Of the 341 companies at the fall 2014 career fair, 196 were looking for electrical engineers.

Take courses like:

  • Electrical circuits
  • Microcontroller applications
  • Introduction to propulsion systems for hybrid electric vehicles
  • Laser systems and applications

Get hands-on experience like:

  • Create a competition-level fully electric vehicle in the Supermileage Systems Enterprise
  • Design, create, and troubleshoot your own circuit boards
  • Join the student branch of IEEE, and gain access to our student projects lab with equipment like oscilloscopes, function generators, soldering equipment, and more (including a couch!)

Get a job like:

  • Audio engineer
  • Electrical designer
  • Manager of signal maintenance
  • Power systems engineer
  • Satellite instrumentation engineer

Work for companies like:

  • 3M
  • Consumers Energy
  • Epic Systems
  • Gentex
  • Union Pacific Railroad

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