Careers in ECE

What can you do with a degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering?

As a student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Prairie View A&M University, you will be highly sought after by industry and graduate schools, as evidenced by our graduates. See examples.

Employers generally look for graduates who possess the following traits:

  • A degree from an accredited program at an accredited university;
  • Demonstrated work experience through co-ops, internships, research center apprenticeships; and
  • Evidence of involvement in university life beyond their academic studies – leadership in student organizations, participation in professional societies.

The Department of ECE will provide you the environment and the opportunity to develop these credentials, so that you will have a competitive edge whether you want to enter the job market or pursue an advanced degree such as a master’s or doctoral degree.

Careers in Engineering

Electrical Engineering is one of the most exciting and rewarding professions, and influences all aspects of our everyday life. Worldwide engineering is recognized as a vital sector in global economic recovery. Wireless telecommunications, computer systems design and engineering services will be growth areas. Research and development will also generate demand for more electrical engineers to help develop new technologies.