Electrical Engineering Degree at Palo Alto College

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Electrical Engineering Degree

The electrical engineering program at Palo Alto College prepares students for careers in computer systems design, embedded systems design, distributed systems design, network systems design, wireless systems design, and more. The program focuses on mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development, and operational evaluation of electrical, electronic, and related communications systems. Program courses include: communication systems and their components, electrical power generation systems, superconductors, wave propagation, energy storage and retrieval, and reception and amplification. Get more details below including other Texas colleges that offer electrical engineering degrees.

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Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Electrical Engineering program at Palo Alto College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Architectural and Engineering Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, architectural and engineering managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.0% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
    • Total Employment: 570
    • Average Hourly Rate: $63.88
    • Average Annual Salary: $132,870

Aerospace Engineers

Description

Perform engineering duties in designing, constructing, and testing aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft. May conduct basic and applied research to evaluate adaptability of materials and equipment to aircraft design and manufacture. May recommend improvements in testing equipment and techniques.

Electrical Engineers

Description

Research, design, develop, test, or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, electrical engineers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 1.0% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
    • Total Employment: 740
    • Average Hourly Rate: $45.79
    • Average Annual Salary: $95,240

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

Description

Research, design, develop, or test electronic components and systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use employing knowledge of electronic theory and materials properties. Design electronic circuits and components for use in fields such as telecommunications, aerospace guidance and propulsion control, acoustics, or instruments and controls.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, electronics engineers, except computer employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -1.4% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
    • Total Employment: 590
    • Average Hourly Rate: $44.02
    • Average Annual Salary: $91,560

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Electrical Engineering Programs in Texas

Electrical Engineering programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

St. Mary's University

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Electrical Engineering (B,M)

The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 130 students completed this program

Programs

  • Electrical Engineering (B,M,D)

Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 43 students completed this program

Programs

  • Electrical Engineering (B)

The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 430 students completed this program

Programs

  • Electrical Engineering (B,M,D)

Del Mar College

Corpus Christi, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Electrical Engineering (A)

Texas A&M University - Kingsville

Kingsville, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 180 students completed this program

Programs

  • Electrical Engineering (B,M)

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Electrical Engineering (B)

Texas A&M University

College Station, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 270 students completed this program

Programs

  • Electrical Engineering (B,M,D)

Prairie View A&M University

Prairie View, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 54 students completed this program

Programs

  • Electrical Engineering (B,M,D)

Baylor University

Waco, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 35 students completed this program

Programs

  • Electrical Engineering (B,M,D)

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