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Electrical Engineering Degree at Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus (FDU)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 002607
  • Phone: (201) 692-2000

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Electrical Engineering Degree

The electrical engineering program at Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus 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 New Jersey colleges that offer electrical engineering degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Electrical Engineering Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. FDU has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree3
    Master's Degree22

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male22
    Female3

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Asian2
    Hispanic1
    White1
    Unknown2

Career Options for Graduates

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

Engineering Managers

  • Description:

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

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, engineering managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 8.6% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 1,580
      • Average Hourly Rate: $65.94
      • Average Annual Salary: $137,150
    • Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 730
      • Average Hourly Rate: $67.48
      • Average Annual Salary: $140,360
    • Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 1,600
      • Average Hourly Rate: $63.81
      • Average Annual Salary: $132,730
    • New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 3,360
      • Average Hourly Rate: $68.68
      • Average Annual Salary: $142,860

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 & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, electrical engineers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.0% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 790
      • Average Hourly Rate: $42.08
      • Average Annual Salary: $87,520
    • Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 1,330
      • Average Hourly Rate: $46.79
      • Average Annual Salary: $97,330
    • Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 940
      • Average Hourly Rate: $42.30
      • Average Annual Salary: $87,990
    • New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 3,140
      • Average Hourly Rate: $43.62
      • Average Annual Salary: $90,730

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 & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, electronics engineers, except computer employment is expected to grow at a rate of 4.9% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 1,890
      • Average Hourly Rate: $55.47
      • Average Annual Salary: $115,390
    • Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 790
      • Average Hourly Rate: $43.36
      • Average Annual Salary: $90,190
    • Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 1,270
      • Average Hourly Rate: $46.60
      • Average Annual Salary: $96,930
    • New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 1,270
      • Average Hourly Rate: $45.78
      • Average Annual Salary: $95,220

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses pertaining to the application of physical laws and principles of engineering for the development of machines, materials, instruments, processes, and services. Includes teachers of subjects such as chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, mineral, and petroleum engineering. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

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 New Jersey

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Stevens Institute of Technology

Hoboken, NJ
Type: 4-Year Private College

160 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Electrical Engineering (B,M,D)
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New Jersey Institute of Technology

Newark, NJ
Type: 4-Year Public College

160 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Electrical Engineering (B,M,D)
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Rutgers University - New Brunswick

New Brunswick, NJ
Type: 4-Year Public College

210 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Electrical Engineering (B,M,D)
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Princeton University

Princeton, NJ
Type: 4-Year Private College

83 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Electrical Engineering (B,M,D)
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The College of New Jersey

Ewing, NJ
Type: 4-Year Public College

10 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Electrical Engineering (B)
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Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ
Type: 4-Year Public College

21 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Electrical Engineering (B)