What is it?
Electrical engineering is the study of applications of electricity, electronics and electromagnetic fields. Electrical engineers design, develop, test and oversee the manufacturing of equipment such as electric motors, navigation systems, power generation equipment and communication systems, as well as the electrical systems that control devices.
Why pursue it at Mizzou?
Learn about electrical power generation, communication systems and instrumentation. Combine foundational coursework with hands-on experiences through undergraduate research to prepare to work with electrical systems and equipment. Join the student chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Average starting salary for 2022 Mizzou Engineering electrical engineering graduates.
Electrical engineering students go on to work in industries such as:
- Energy & Utilities
- Consumer Services
Our graduates work for companies such as:
- Oracle Cerner
- Burns & McDonnell
Dual BS in Electrical Engineering and Physics
Combine your electrical engineering education with physics for a Dual BS.
Prepare for jobs that overlap between engineering and physics such as optics, electromagnetics, devices, biophysics, materials and plasma. Prepare for research and development in industry and national labs.