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Wire a successful career with an electrical engineering degree

From computers to solar technologies, electrical engineers are part of the design, build, and testing process for many objects we use every day. Prepare to reach people and positively impact their lives as you learn to design and develop computers, communication and power distribution systems, and more with Mercer’s undergraduate electrical engineering degree.

As an Electrical Engineering major, you will enjoy challenging courses taught by experts, experiential learning opportunities, mentorship, and support. You will graduate with a well-rounded electrical engineering education, ready to pursue graduate school or embark on your career in electrical engineering.

Take your Electrical Engineering degree to the next level with a minor

The best electrical engineering schools provide you with the option to deepen your industry knowledge and increase the value of your undergraduate electrical engineering degree by pursuing a related minor.

Mercer offers a variety of minors to broaden your undergraduate electrical engineering education, including:

  • Engineering for Development, or E4D, which prepares you to implement sustainable solutions for people and the environment
  • Technical Communication, which shows you how to evaluate your audience and tailor messaging accordingly so you can better convey information, no matter how technical or complicated

Your Mercer electrical engineering degree program experience

From minuscule semiconductor-integrated circuits to biomedical instruments, you will learn to design and construct as you complete electrical engineer degree requirements at Mercer.

Tech companies and organizations large and small need electrical and computer engineers, programmers, and other professionals with a solid electrical engineering education. This includes knowledge and experience in the fundamentals of electronics, general engineering and design, and computer systems principles—all areas you will dive into as you navigate your electrical engineering degree plan.

Electrical engineering schools and programs help students learn to improve the designs of familiar electronics—from vehicles and office equipment to entertainment systems and machine tools—to open doors for new innovations.

Learn by doing

When you earn your undergraduate electrical engineering degree at Mercer, you will have several opportunities to learn through service-learning experiences, faculty-led research projects, and more.

As an Electrical Engineering major at Mercer, you will complete hands-on training, designing, building, and testing with a wide range of electronic components and products. This will help you develop the technological skills future jobs require—plus the communication, teamwork, and leadership skills you will need for success in any work environment.

Explore your electrical engineering degree plan

Develop a strong foundation of industry knowledge through core and general studies courses as an Electrical Engineering major. Then, build upon foundational knowledge through electrical engineering courses and technical electives.

The best electrical engineering schools challenge you to develop new ways of thinking. At Mercer, you will be challenged through four areas of study as you complete electrical engineer degree requirements: electronics fundamentals, general engineering fundamentals, engineering design, and computer systems principles.

Explore course descriptions and program requirements for Electrical Engineering majors.

Learn from experienced faculty

As you pursue your electrical engineering degree at Mercer, you will have direct and personal interactions with faculty members who have years of experience in the industry and the classroom.

Your professors are actively researching and contributing to the field, specializing in areas that range from electromagnetics and fiber optics to solar energy technology to power electronics and their applications in power systems.

Meet our electrical engineering degree program professors.

Careers and graduate study options for Electrical Engineering majors

As you earn your undergraduate electrical engineering degree at Mercer, you will develop the skills and credentials you need to pursue a variety of roles in the industry or continue your education through graduate studies.

From research and development labs to manufacturing and the federal government, a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Mercer can equip you for success in a variety of roles, such as:

  • Controls engineer
  • Electrical or electronics engineer
  • Electrical designer
  • Electrical project manager
  • Sustainability engineer

Continue your education after completing your undergraduate electrical engineer degree requirements and pursue your graduate degree at Mercer:

By being an engineer at Mercer, I have been able to get to know many great professors and peers. Mercer has given me the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in labs, projects, and clubs like Mercer IEEE and Mercer Robotics Club. Overall, Mercer Engineering has given me the tools to pursue any career path I want.

Scotty Munsey, Electrical Engineering '21

Electrical Engineering Major Scotty Munsey

The electrical engineering program is supported by professors with a diverse set of engineering backgrounds that gives students many different perspectives in the electrical engineering field. It has given me knowledge on a broad amount of subject matter that I now apply to real-life engineering scenarios.

Caitlin Patton, Electrical Engineering '20

Electrical Engineering Caitlin Patton

I knew going into college I wanted a small engineering school where I would be more than just another number, and that’s exactly what I found at Mercer. My experience in the electrical specialization has been great. The professors really show how much they care that you are learning, not just getting a good grade.

Griffin Murphy, Electrical Engineering '21

My experience at Mercer taught me to efficiently allocate my time such that I perform for my customer, meet all contractual deadlines, and provide a product that meets or exceeds all expectations.

Bryson Saunders, Electrical Engineering '19

Two Mercer University students in an engineering lab working on a project

Find your purpose with Mercer 

Pursue your undergraduate electrical engineering degree. Become a Mercerian and apply today!

Professional licensure

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