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What You'll Learn

The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) at Oregon Tech offers unique, innovative degree options for students interested in this dynamic field. Designed to prepare professionals to meet the needs of the growing and quickly changing Electrical Engineering industry, Oregon Tech’s hands-on, applied programs offers our students professional practice experiences within a highly customizable degree.

Oregon Tech’s program is designed around a classic, foundational core of electrical engineering course work. Students enrolled in the BSEE degree program can also pursue dual degrees, concurrent degrees, and minors that allow students flexibility and specialization in their interest areas. Emphasis in these programs is placed on practical application of electrical engineering knowledge in a professional context, making Oregon Tech graduates highly sought after, and highly paid in the state, region and globally by companies, government entities and other organizations.

The BSEE degree program at Oregon Tech welcomes full-time students, transfer students, part-time and working professionals. Whether you are preparing for an engineering career in industry, skilling up for advancement in your current position, or building a foundation for advanced graduate education in the future, Oregon Tech offers high quality, in-demand, industry engaged degree programs with top faculty and small, engaged classes.

Electrical Engineering Oregon Tech Graduate

"Oregon Tech is incredible at preparing students for exactly what they need to know to be successful in their fields. We are taught hands-on, practical, and industry relevant concepts and the in-depth theory and mathematics to back it up."

Sgt. Nigel Bliss '16
Remedial Action Systems Control Engineer
Bonneville Power Administration


What is Electrical Engineering?

Electrical engineering is concerned with the use of electricity to transmit electric power, or to process information. Electrical engineers design, develop, test, and integrate electrical power systems and electrical machines, as well as electronic systems, including portable electronic devices, medical equipment, communication systems, radar and navigation systems.

Electrical Engineering Degree Options

Students in the BSEE program may choose to specialize in a particular area by selecting at least three of their engineering technical elective courses from the appropriate list. These lists of courses are provided only for guidance. Students are not required to select a technical emphasis, and technical emphases will not appear on the students’ transcripts.

Technical Emphasis include:

  • Electrical Power
  • Microelectronics
  • Optical Engineering
  • Renewable Energy
  • Robotics
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Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET

Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

Jobs and careers in this degree

Graduates of Oregon Tech’s BSEE degree program are professionally prepared to fulfill a wide range of functions within industry. Students engage both on-campus and off working on real world projects and directly with industry in internships and other professional practice opportunities.

Employers of BSEE graduates include research and development laboratories, electronic equipment manufacturers, public utilities, government agencies, medical laboratories and hospitals, electronic equipment distributors, and semiconductor companies, among others.

The program also provides a solid preparation for students intending to continue to graduate school to pursue master’s degrees in engineering, engineering management, MBAs, and JDs.

Career Paths

  • Power Engineer
  • RF Engineer
  • Hardware Engineer
  • Characterization Engineer
  • Applications Engineer

Our graduates work for:

US Federal Government
Black and Veatch
Naval Sea Systems Command
Alumni, Class of 2017
“Once I started at Oregon Tech, I quickly became involved in student clubs such as the Association of Energy Engineer Club...”
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