Electrical Engineering

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WHAT
DOES AN EE DEGREE HELP
ME DO?
  • Operate computer-assisted engineering or design software or equipment to perform engineering tasks.
  • Prepare technical drawings, specifications of electrical systems, or topographical maps to ensure that installation and operations conform to standards and customer requirements.
  • Confer with engineers, customers, or others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects or products.
  • Design, implement, maintain, or improve electrical instruments, equipment, facilities, components, products, or systems for commercial, industrial, or domestic purposes.
  • Direct or coordinate manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, or testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, or customer requirements.

*information pulled from ONET

WHAT ARE THE SKILLS I NEED TO LEARN?

Minitab, The MathWorks MATLAB, CAD Software, C, C++, Eclipse IDE, Verilog, Python, Linux, UNIX (for a more complete list visit onet.com)

WHAT CAN I DO WITH THIS MAJOR? Check out this document for a quick overview of possible career paths. 
WHAT'S THE CURRICULUM LIKE?

Click here to learn more about MSU's Electrical Engineering curriculum. 

OCCUPATION & PROFILE DESCRIPTIONS

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KEY MSU OUTCOMES

96.3% Placed

70.37% Employed

25.93% Grad School

69 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded

78.26% Knowledge Rate
(The percentage of grads for whom MSU has verifiable information)

 

JOB OUTLOOK

For more detailed statistics on this career check out the Bureau of Labor

2015 Median Pay - $95,230 per year ($45.78 per hour)
Typical Entry Level Education - Bachelor's Degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation - None
On-the-Job Training - None
Number of Jobs (2014) - 315,900
Job Outlook (2014-24) - 0% (Little to no change)
Employment Change (2014-24) - (-)100


*stats from the Bureau of Labor