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Engineering and IT

Are you curious about how things work? Or about how technology improves products and systems? Engineering and IT courses will help you develop a technical skillset with a foundation in math, science, business and management.
Computer Science

Popular Careers:

  • Computer systems analyst
  • Software developer
  • Web developer

 

#3 Most Valuable College Major

-Forbes

Software Engineering

Top Employers:

  • Facebook
  • HubSpot
  • Adobe

 

22% increased demand for software developers by 2022

—Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2016

Mechanical Engineering

Top Employers:

  • NASA
  • Google
  • Boeing

 

$87,370 median annual salary

—Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018

Industrial Engineering

Top Industries:

  • Automotive
  • Architecture
  • Aerospace

 

10% expected job growth by 2026

—Bureau of Labor Statistics

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Top Industries:

  • Manufacturing
  • Telecommunications
  • Robotics

 

$99,070 median annual salary

—Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018

Biosystems Engineering

Popular Careers:

  • Research lab engineer
  • Environmental advisor
  • Food processing consultant

 

7% expected job growth by 2026

—Bureau of Labor Statistics

Data Science

Popular Careers:

  • Business intelligence
  • Data analyst
  • Statistician

 

Statisticians #2 Best STEM Job

—U.S. News & World Report

Aerospace Engineering

Top Employers:

  • Boeing
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Northrop Grumman

 

$115,220 median annual salary

—Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018

Nuclear Engineering

Top Employers:

  • Ontario Generation Company
  • Urenco
  • Rosatom

 

107,600 median annual salary

—Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018

Civil Engineering

Top Specialties:

  • Structural Engineering
  • Construction Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering

 

11% expected job growth by 2026

—Bureau of Labor Statistics

Engineering Management

Top Industries:

  • Research & Development
  • Enterprise Management
  • Manufacturing

 

$140,760 median annual salary

—Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018

Entrepreneurial Engineering

Famous Entrepreneurial Engineers:

  • Bill Gates, Microsoft
  • Larry Ellison, Oracle
  • Sergey Brin & Larry Page, Google

 

Top 3 Most Funded Industries Software, Media&Biotechnology

—Entrepreneur, 2016

Engineering & IT

Aerospace Engineering
Artificial Intelligence
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer and Management Information Systems
Computer Science
Environmental Engineering
Geological Engineering
Global Manufacturing Systems
Industrial Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mobile Application Development
Petroleum Engineering
Software Engineering

Study Engineering & IT AT U.S. UNIVERSITIES

Top National Universities: #170
Location: Garden City, New York
Enrollment: 8,146
Type: Private, Co-Ed
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Top National Universities: #76
Location: Washington, DC
Enrollment: 14,311
Type: Private, Co-Ed
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Top National Universities: #97
Location: Auburn, Alabama
Enrollment: 30,440
Type: Public, Co-Ed
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Top National Universitites: #192
Location: Muncie, Indiana
Enrollment: 22,513
Type: Public, Co-Ed
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Location: New York, New York
Enrollment: 3,696
Type: Private, Co-Ed
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Top National Universities: #321
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Enrollment: 16,327
Type: Public, Co-Ed
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Top National Universities: #187
Location: Miami, Florida
Enrollment: 58,046
Type: Public, Co-Ed
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Top National Universities: #153
Location: Fairfax, Virginia
Enrollment: 37,316
Type: Public, Co-Ed
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Top National Universities: #293
Location: Bangor, Maine
Enrollment: 3,763
Type: Private, Co-Ed
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Regional Universities Midwest: #117
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Enrollment: 2,218
Type: Private, Co-Ed
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Top National Universities: #153
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Enrollment: 30,985
Type: Public, Co-Ed
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Top National Universities: #40
Location: Boston, MA
Enrollment: 21,627
Type: Private, Co-Ed
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Best Undergraduate Engineering: #38
Location: Flagstaff, Arizona
Enrollment: 31,073
Type: Public, Co-Ed
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Top National Universities: #246
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Enrollment: 20,435
Type: Private, Co-Ed
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Top Public Schools: #95
Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma
Enrollment: 24,649
Type: Public, Co-Ed
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Regional Universities West: #5
Location: Moraga, California
Enrollment: 3,881
Type: Private, Co-Ed
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Top National Universities: #74
Location: Hoboken, New Jersey
Enrollment: 6,728
Type: Private, Co-Ed
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Top National Universities: #218
Location: Lubbock, TX
Enrollment: 38,209
Type: Public, Co-Ed
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Top National Universities: #160
Location: Orlando, Florida
Enrollment: 68,571
Type: Public, Co-Ed
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Top Graduate Engineering Schools: #31
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Enrollment: 36,548
Type: Public, Co-Ed
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Top National Universities: #133
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Enrollment: 11,241
Type: Private, Co-Ed
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Top National Universities: #112
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Enrollment: 31,683
Type: Public, Co-Ed
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Top National Universities: #124
Location: Lawrence, Kansas
Enrollment: 27,690
Type: Public, Co-Ed
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Top National Universities: #66
Location: Amherst, Massachusetts
Enrollment: 30,593
Type: Public, Co-Ed
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Top National Universities: #227
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Enrollment: 16,146
Type: Public, Co-Ed
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Top National Universities: #160
Location: Oxford, Mississippi
Enrollment: 22,456
Type: Public, Co-Ed
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Top National Universities: #118
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Enrollment: 34,795
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #133
Location: Stockton, California
Enrollment: 6,493
Type: Private, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #97
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Enrollment: 32,994
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
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