Department of Electrical Engineering

Why Study Electrical Engineering?

Electrical engineering is all about energy — electromagnetic energy, to be precise.

Electrical engineers are involved in the design, manufacture and operation of all things electrical, from cell phones to supercomputers to space probes. Almost every major industry employs electrical engineers.

As an electrical engineering major at Merrimack College, you will sharpen your skills in mathematics, physics, and engineering and learn how to apply them in a global, economic, environmental and societal context. You’ll be well prepared to pursue graduate work or any number of exciting professions. 

Computer science students.

Why Merrimack?

  • Internship and co-ops mean most of our majors have work experience by the time they graduate.
  • First-year iTEC program offers supportive environment and living/learning community for engineers and computer scientists.
  • New Power Engineering concentration educates students about going into the electrical power industry.
  • Late afternoon classes accommodate students who work full time.


Our Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

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