• Overview
  • Electrical systems that benefit society.

    The University of Idaho is a one of the nation’s premier centers for power engineering research, education and collaboration between industry and academia.

    As a student in this nationally recognized program, you will investigate the electrical phenomena and learn how to apply high-level knowledge in the field to develop complex electrical solutions for computers, instruments, communication devices, power conversion, and more.

    You will have many opportunities to work with faculty members on practical research projects vital to industry, including engineering prototypes. Areas of expertise include power/energy systems, electromagnetic radio wave propagation, electronic packaging and microelectronics.

  • Degree Fit
  • This program could be a good fit if you:
    • Hold a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering
    • Are proficient in chemistry, physics and math
    • Want to conduct research in the field
    • Like to solve complex problems
    • Work well independently and as part of a team
  • Career Outcomes
  • With this degree, you could become a/an:
    • Design engineer
    • Project engineer
    • Engineering specialist
    • Chief engineer
    • Quality control engineer
    • Hardware engineer
    • Development engineer
    • Reliability engineer
    • Research engineer
    • Systems design engineer
    • Field engineer
    • Test engineer
    • Sales engineer