Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineers are responsible for many of the technologies that drive our modern society. They work in power and renewable energy, electronics, factory automation, wireless communication, antennas and radars, instrumentation, automatic control of cyberphysical systems, optics, computer hardware, machines and drives, and much more.

Your Career in Electrical Engineering


Average starting salary
for undergraduate students as of 2021


Average starting salary
for doctoral students as of 2021

The electrical engineering curriculum exposes students to the breadth of the electrical engineering field and allows them to pursue electives in several areas or to emphasize a specialty. Emphasis areas include circuits, electronics, power, communications-signal processing, controls, electromagnetics, optic/devices and computer engineering.

Careers in electrical engineering

Missouri S&T electrical engineering graduates are employed in a variety of organizations and industries, including Intel, Micron Technology, Hewlett Packard, Caterpillar, Motorola, Adtran, NCR, Sun, Guidant, Boeing, Tellabs and the U.S. Air Force. Missouri S&T has among the highest number of companies attend their Career Fair per graduating student of any university in the nation.

More statistics about job opportunities at S&T are available here.