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About Our Department

Clarkson University encourages the development of technology to serve humanity. If this philosophy and call to action inspire you, you may have just found your new home.

Part of the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering, Clarkson’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is a community of 350 undergraduate students, 50 graduate students, 19 full-time faculty members and more than 5,800 alumni.

Undergraduate and Graduate Programs
At the undergraduate level, we offer majors in electrical engineering, computer engineering and software engineering, as well as a minor in computer engineering and a minor in software engineering.

At the graduate level, we offer two master’s programs in electrical engineering and a doctoral program in electrical and computer engineering.

Our Learning Approach
Clarkson takes a team-based and interdisciplinary approach to learning. By creatively applying knowledge and skills to solve practical, real-world problems, you gain:

  • A strong foundation for a successful career
  • Teamwork and leadership skills
  • Practice in creative problem solving
  • Techniques in research and analysis
  • Skills in applying what you know

Our Values
While courses leading to a Clarkson degree vary widely in content from one program to another, at the heart of our educational process are the Clarkson Values that shape the growth of every student and unite us as a community.

Learn more about electrical engineering, computer engineering or software engineering, meet our faculty, schedule a visit or apply now.