Undergraduate Admissions
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Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineers lead communications, signal processing, electronics, computing, and control. They design systems that generate and distribute reliable electrical power all of us. Focus your studies on biomedical applications, environmental applications, or photonics—the use and study of light.

Customize your degree with:

Concentrations available in

  • Biomedical Applications
  • Electric Power Engineering
  • Environmental Applications
  • Photonics

Focus areas available in

  • Communications
  • Control
  • Digital Systems
  • Electromagnetics
  • Electronics
  • Photonics
  • Power and Energy
  • Signal Processing

You can also earn a master’s in one additional year through the Accelerated Master’s program.

Take courses like:

  • Programmable Logic Devices
  • Digital Electronics
  • Real-time Robotics Systems
  • Wireless Communications

Get hands-on experience like:

  • Researching and developing the mechanical workings of exoskeletons in the Robotic Systems Enterprise
  • Using industrial-grade programmable logic controllers in the state-of-the-art Nucor Industrial Control and Automation Laboratory
  • Designing, creating, and troubleshooting your own circuit boards
  • Joining the student chapter of IEEE and gaining access to the student project labs with equipment like oscilloscopes, function generators, soldering equipment, and more.

Get a job like:

  • Controls engineer
  • Electronics design engineer
  • Project engineer
  • Systems test engineer

Work for companies like:

  • AT&T
  • Black & Veatch
  • FANUC Robotics America
  • Dematic
  • Mayo Clinic

Learn more about electrical engineering at Michigan Tech!