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Electrical Engineering, Ph.D.

Molinaroli College of Engineering and Computing

Be at the forefront of new discoveries and innovations that address challenges like renewable energy, next-generation wireless systems and more through our electrical engineering program.

As a doctoral student in electrical engineering, you will work in research areas such as semiconductors, power, communications, radio frequency systems and wireless communications, and semiconductor materials and devices. Obtaining a degree here provides great learning experiences and opens up opportunities for well-paying jobs.

Program Highlights

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    World-Class Research

    Participate in hands-on activities relating to semiconductors, power and communications in our excellent laboratory facilities.

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    Focused Courses

    Receive a quality education in semiconductors, power and communications, as well as radio frequency systems and antennas.

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    Experiential Learning

    Experience project-based learning through our newly renovated radio frequency electronics and industrial controls labs.

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    Internationally Recognized

    Join a program that is one of the highest ranked among colleges both nationally and around the world.

What You’ll Study

Some of the most popular courses in this program are Circuit Design for Wireless Communications, Industrial Controls and Power Electronics. These three are the most application-oriented. You will also have access to state-of-the-art vector network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, simulation solvers and other facilities.

Building Skills

Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.

  • Research

    Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems


    Creating professional written content for inclusion in scholarly journal articles, books and reports

    Analytical Reasoning

    Breaking down complex problems or situations to identify patterns, connections and solutions

  • Presentation Skills

    Preparing and delivering effective and engaging presentations to inform, persuade or inspire


    Working with others to achieve a common goal or objective

    Problem Solving

    Identifying, analyzing and resolving problems or challenges using creative and effective strategies

Using your degree

Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.

Potential Careers

  • Electrical Engineer
  • Researcher
  • Educator

Workplace Settings

  • Industrial Research and Development
  • Academia
  • Government