Get a Research-Focused Education

Learn in an environment that combines academic rigor and robust research. Collaborate with faculty to discover new frontiers in electronics, machine learning and computational systems.

EECS students study cyber security, intelligent computing, electromechanics, neural engineering, and emerging technologies. Focus on an area that interests you. Apply scientific principles to real-world solutions.

You’ll love being part of a community of scholars who publish, present and compete at a global level.

Undergraduate Students

Work in supportive atmosphere designed to help you achiever your goals and become a future leader in engineering. You’ll learn to think critically, solve problems creatively and communicate effectively as you progress through your undergraduate coursework. You’ll leave prepared to advance to the next level, whether that’s advancement into a graduate-level program or straight into the workforce.

See EECS undergraduate student computer recommendations.

Students working on computers

Graduate Students

Our graduate students have many opportunities to hone their skills within their chosen career path. Conduct research to address challenges, develop new products and help us reimagine possible. Work alongside renowned faculty members in innovative labs. Our graduate students have gone on to become faculty at other world-class academic institutions, have created start-up companies and have worked for Google, Amazon, Apple and more.

Don’t just take our word for it. Meet some of the graduate EECS students conducting ground-breaking research, and hear why they chose EECS at Mizzou.

View the 2021-22 EECS Graduate Student Handbook.

Leadership and Career Opportunities

At Mizzou, you’ll have the opportunity to explore your interests and hone your skills both inside and outside of the classroom. Conduct an internship. Compete in local, national and global competitions. Participate in events, conferences and summits to network with professionals and peers.


Many EECS students conduct an internship to gain real-world experience before graduation. We’ll help you find an internship, update your resume, practice for interviews and more.

Competition and Events

Our students take part in hackathons and events across the globe. EECS students have won first place at the UM System’s Entrepreneur Quest (EQ) Student Accelerator Pitch Competition. They’ve been inspired at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. They’ve been finalists in Microsoft’s Imagine Cup World Competition. You, too, will have the opportunity to participate and excel at a variety of events and competitions.


Get involved in clubs and organizations to meet friends and expand your personal and professional network. Choose from among six EECS-specific student associations, clubs and honor societies.

Additionally, the Computer Science Graduate Student Council and ECE Graduate give master’s and PhD students a voice in the department.

You can also join Mizzou Engineering organizations such as competition teams and general interest clubs. And Mizzou offers more than 600 organizations campus wide.

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