Find Electrical Engineering Programs

Find schools that want you for Electrical Engineering programs and other Computers, Tech & Engineering degrees and certifications.

If your eyes light up at the thought of a career working with electronics, a degree in Electrical Engineering may be a great fit for you.

Types of Degrees

Electrical Engineering students can pursue an associate degree (2 years), bachelor's degree (4 years), or master's degree (6-7 years). An associate degree is usually obtained in two years and is less expensive per semester than a bachelor's degree. In this field, an associate degree typically leads to employment as an Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician while someone earning a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering typically goes on to become an Electrical and Electronics Engineer. Master's degrees usually lead to management positions.

Admission Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent is required, with a strong academic background in math and science coursework helping applicants obtain acceptance into their desired school. Experience working with electronics through a job or an extracurricular club/organization is also highly valued. Each school has its own specific requirements, making it important for you to explore several options before settling on a school.

Career Opportunities After Earning An Electrical Engineering Degree

The range of career opportunities available to someone with a degree in Electrical Engineering include:

  • Electrical and Electronics Engineer
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician

Post Graduate Salary Information

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for an Electrical and Electronics Engineer was $101,250 in 2019 while Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians earned a median salary of $65,260 in 2019. 1

Note that the average salary varies widely not only depending on career chosen, but on geographical location and employer. Conditions in your area may vary.


  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Careers associated with these educational opportunities often require additional degrees and certifications not offered as part of the educational opportunities presented by this website.
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