Why earn a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering?

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Electrical engineers are integral to creating the components that power our world, today and in the future. It's a fascinating, challenging and rewarding profession that offers many different specialty options, excellent compensation and exceptional opportunity.

With UND's electrical engineering undergraduate program, you'll benefit from a curriculum that provides a strong foundation in the traditional and contemporary areas of electrical engineering, along with opportunities to:

  • Get the hand-on experience that will develop your ability to identify, formulate and solve electrical engineering problems.
  • Learn leadership, communication, multidisciplinary teamwork, entrepreneurial and lifelong learning skills necessary for success in a global marketplace.
  • Gain the problem-solving capabilities and technical skills to practice electrical engineering.

Top Online Engineering College in the Nation

UND has offered distance engineering degrees for nearly 40 years. We are consistently regarded as a top electrical engineering college in the nation for educational quality, affordability and career outcomes. 

Electrical Engineering at UND

  • UND's undergraduate electrical engineering program is ABET accredited. 

  • Practice engineering by using knowledge and skills for problem analysis and solving in a wide range of professional settings.

  • Design a system, component or process to meet goals within realistic budget, compliance, manufacturing and other real-world constraints.

  • For those who are Active Duty, this program is AU-ABC degree eligible.

  • Pair your engineering degree with an additional focus in computer science, aerospace or biomedical engineering.

  • Learn by doing with a program that allows you to design and conduct experiments, as well as analyze and interpret data.

Jobs in Electrical Engineering


The median salary for an electrical engineer

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Projected growth for electrical engineering jobs through 2026, faster than average for engineering jobs

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Electrical engineers experience some of the highest job satisfaction ratings of all careers, with opportunities at some of today's most exciting and dynamics global corporations in defense, aerospace, automobiles, technology and energy fields.

When You Major in Electrical Engineering

An Electrical Engineering degree gives you the strategic skills you need, including:

  • Java (Programming Language)
  • C++ (Programming Language)
  • LabVIEW
  • Electronics

UND Electrical Engineering Major Alumni

Electrical Engineering alumni can expect a range of opportunities in electrical engineering, and many have recently gone onto careers in top regional and global engineering firms like:

  • 3M
  • Boeing
  • Hitachi
  • IBM
  • Rockwell Collins
  • Raytheon

Electrical Engineering Courses You Could Take

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#1 Online Electrical Engineering Program

UND's electrical engineering program is offered 100% online. You never come to campus.

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Leaders that Do

Though playing on the volleyball team was the initial draw to UND for Megan Larson, it was another team of women that inspired her to choose engineering.