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.
Two male students working on PID Control Design for linear control systems

Cooperative Engineering Program

Want to earn Missouri’s most valuable engineering degree but can’t come to Rolla? S&T offers an electrical engineering degree at Missouri State University. Our faculty, our degree, on the Springfield campus. Two great schools with one amazing opportunity for your tomorrow.

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Average starting salary
for undergraduate ECE students as of 2022-2023


Average starting salary
for master and doctoral ECE students as of 2022-2023

Your Career in Electrical Engineering

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 Burns & McDonnell, Cisco, POWER Engineers, Caterpillar, Ameren, Intel, Micron Technology, Hewlett Packard, 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.

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