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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Cincinnati’s College of Engineering and Applied Science shapes brilliant visionaries into analyzers, designers, and developers—improving and modernizing life for all.

Technology developed by electrical engineers and computer scientists has revolutionized every facet of modern life. These developments have applications in multidisciplinary settings—medicine, communications, entertainment, business, transportation, and education— and represent enormous promise for society.

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Degrees & Programs

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science offers a myriad of bachelor’s degree programs, master’s degree programs, minors, and graduate certificates. Areas of study include:

  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Computer Science & Engineering

The department also offers several minors and graduate certificates. To learn more, visit our Degrees & Programs page.

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Careers

Careers in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science are stimulating, inspiring, and challenging. Students in UC’s College of Engineering and Applied Science prepare for successful careers in their field with a holistic approach that includes a traditional classroom curriculum along with our Cooperative Education (Co-op) program—the first of its kind in 1906, and the largest of its kind today.

There are many professional career paths the fields of electrical engineering and computer science.

  • Computer Engineers specialize in the design and analysis of computer hardware and software. Working with operating systems, computer architecture, computer networks, robotics, artificial intelligence, and computer-aided design tools, they develop advancements in radio, television, radar, transistors, computers, and robotics.
  • Computer Scientists design and build computational information processing systems. They develop software, algorithms, data management, and analysis systems. From pacemakers to race cars, these systems are used in all aspects of society.
  • Electrical Engineers develop electrical equipment, shaping the design and manufacturing processes for all kinds of devices, from microelectronics to supercomputers. Their work—in control systems, signal processing, space systems, lasers and photonics, and more—is at the forefront of advances in biomedicine, renewable energy, intelligent systems, and nanotechnologies.

Learn more about the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science!

Find out more about the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at the University of Cincinnati by visiting the About Electrical Engineering & Computer Science page.

We’d love to meet you—if you’d like to get a feel for UC and the CEAS, arrange a campus tour or open house. You can also contact us by calling the department at 513.556.4461 or emailing us at eecs-info@uc.edu.

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