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Programs in Electrical Engineering

From the nation’s power grid to the microchips inside our cell phones, design, develop, test, and innovate electrical systems that keep the world running.

The unique curriculum of our programs put an emphasis on computer science while allowing room for elective courses in TU’s reputable humanities-based programs. You will have access to cutting-edge research facilities and join a thriving community of faculty and peers in groundbreaking research.

Our department is home to a number of distinguished faculty members with specialties in groundbreaking fields, including intelligent systems, renewable energy, robotics, embedded systems, VLSI design, power engineering, optical sensors and processing, numerical methods in electromagnetics, and autonomous vehicle and navigation.

100% Success Rate For All Programs

#7 For Engineering Majors, Money.com

$101K Annual Median Pay for Electrical Engineers

9:1 Student to Faculty Ration

Professional Opportunities

TU student in electrical engineering.

Our students are well equipped for careers as engineers, electrical designers, electrical engineers, design and applications engineers, test engineers, power systems engineers, and product engineers. Graduates will be entering an exciting and rapidly growing profession with unlimited opportunities in industry. Furthermore, TU graduates boast a remarkable track record of success, with a 100% employment rate at prestigious companies and institutions such as Microsoft, Google, the U.S. Air Force, the CIA, and many more.  

Job opportunities: 

  •  Aircraft simulator engineer
  • Circuit design engineer
  • Computer hardware engineer
  • Medical device engineer
  • Power systems engineer

Beyond the Classroom

  • EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING
  • STUDENT ENGAGEMENT
  • SOCIAL JUSTICE & SERVICE
  • JOB PLACEMENT
    • Set the stage for lifelong learning and success.

      Learning is an individualized journey that extends far beyond a major or the walls of a classroom. TU’s Office of Integrative and Experiential Learning (OIEL) provides opportunities for scholars to enliven their studies through global education, research, scholarship, and interdisciplinary programs. Our real-world academic enrichment opportunities are designed to challenge students and enhance their personal and professional educational experience.

      Experiential Learning

    • Make your TU experience as rich and diverse as you like.

      TU students have abundant opportunities to get involved with clubs and organizations to develop new skills, meet new friends, and make lifetime memories. From international clubs, music groups, and intramural sports to Greek life, student government, and on-campus leadership, there’s truly something for everyone at TU. Our multi-faceted extracurricular options perfectly complement our multidisciplinary academic approach.

      Student Organizations

    • Be the change you want to see.

      TU encourages students to give back to the community and see societal problems through a different lens. In considering issues ranging from low-income to racial biases, students analyze the intricacies of cyclical social issues to gain broader perspectives and insights, which they can share with others and act on in the community.

      Civic Engagement

    • Pursue success with confidence — backed by TU’s job placement guarantee.

      TU is committed to our students’ professional success, which is why our Center for Career Development, aka CaneCareers, offers a job placement guarantee program. We promise that students who follow the program will land an entry-level job in their chosen field or continue their education within six months of graduation, or we’ll give them a free semester of grad school.

      Job Placement

    Learn more about the department

    The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering provides a modern, high quality educational experience for students while teaching the principles on which electrical engineering and computer engineering were founded. We prepare graduates for successful careers and enlightening graduate programs to meet the needs of employers and embark on compelling research endeavors in graduate school.

    Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering