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

Success in Engineering

Merrimack equips you with the skills and education to be successful in engineering.

Program Educational Objectives

  1. Adaptability to changing employer needs and technology trends
  2. Diagnosing and solving problems
  3. A system-level understanding of their engineering contributions.  Our graduates understand that their work influences and is influenced by engineering throughout the system.
  4. An understanding of the program management implications of their work.  Our graduates understand the influence their decisions have on issues such as project scheduling, cost and quality.
  5. Designing or testing devices and or systems
  6. Serving on teams as a contributing member
  7. Practice electrical engineering in application areas including but not limited to the following:
    • Analog, digital and wireless circuit design, test and manufacture
    • Integrated circuit design, layout, and fabrication
    • Telecommunications and packet technology
    • Electrical power generation, distribution, and quality
    • Application of renewable energy, energy conversion and energy efficiency
    • Embedded controller and high-level programming and design
  8. Engage in regular upgrading of their knowledge and skill set as part of ensuring both their personal success and the success of their employer. Many pursue graduate work, continuing education, or professional trainings.

Student Outcomes

Consistent with our Program’s Educational Objectives, our students will have:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering;
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;
  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability;
  4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams;
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems;
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;
  7. An ability to communicate effectively;
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context;
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning;
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues;
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice. 


Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

2010-11      68 students

2011-12      70 students

2012-13      64 students

2013-14      74 students

2014-15      66 students

2015-16      66 students

2016-17      72 students

Degrees Conferred

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering*

2010-11      11 degrees

2011-12       7 degrees

2012-13       9 degrees

2013-14      11 degrees

2014-15       8 degrees

2015-16       8 degrees

2016-17    23 degrees

*Degrees conferred in a year include August, December, and May graduates