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Department of Electrical Engineering

Department of Electrical Engineering

Why Study Electrical Engineering?

Electrical engineers are involved in the design, manufacture and operation of everything electrical, from microprocessors and communications, to electric power and Radio Frequency Identification. Almost every major industry employs electrical engineers.

Our majors sharpen their skills in mathematics, science and engineering and learn the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context. Many pursue graduate work, continuing education or professional trainings while working in the field. 

Why Electrical Engineering at 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 B.S. in Electrical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

More Info

Kathleen Makiver
Academic Program Coordinator
Mendel 102


Jack Adams

Associate Professor & Chair,

Electrical Engineering