In the Electrical Engineering program at MSOE, you will acquire the abilities to design and develop a wide array of electrical systems and electronic devices from communication systems and renewable energy systems, to electronic equipment that could help save lives. The ever-growing demand for new and improved electronic technologies makes EE one of the fastest-growing engineering fields.

At MSOE, you’ll take EE courses beginning in your first year. Throughout the program you will work on interesting electronic projects and labs that will provide you with practical experience, teamwork and communication skills. EE students also have the opportunity to participate in internships as well as a five-year co-op program. Additionally, EE students have the option to study for a full year in Germany at the Technical University of Applied Sciences Lübeck (, gaining international experience.  

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After you graduate, the possibilities of where you could go with your degree are endless. The broad range of applications and projects that EEs work on provides you with significant flexibility when choosing a career path. Milwaukee is also home to many major electronic and electrical industries eager to hire electrical engineers from MSOE or to sponsor senior design projects. EE graduates are also well prepared for continuing their education through engineering, management, law, or other graduate studies.

You may want to consider EE if you …

  • Want to make a positive impact on society
  • Enjoy working with computers and/or other electronic hardware to solve problems
  • Are able to do mathematics and detailed work with accuracy
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills


This program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the commission's General Criteria and Program Criteria for Electrical, Computer, Communications, Telecommunication(s)  and Similarly Named Engineering Programs.

Electrical Engineering Program Details

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Graduate Outcomes


We're proud that 96% of 2022-23 graduates from our electrical engineering program are fully employed, enrolled in graduate school or enlisted in a branch of the military after graduation.

2024 Career Connections Center Annual Report

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