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Electrical Engineering

administrative contact

Chris Randall
phone: 304-293-9678

program contact

Brian Woerner
phone: 304-293-9141

Program Details

Program Description

We provide our students with a sound education in mathematics and the sciences, a broad foundation in the fundamentals of engineering, elective opportunities to develop expertise in one or more emphasis areas, and the general education necessary to put technical knowledge into perspective. Theoretical work is complemented by an emphasis on the practice of engineering, and design activity is integrated throughout the curriculum.

Career Profile

Electrical engineers design, develop, test, and oversee the manufacture and maintenance of equipment that uses electricity. Electrical equipment includes power generating and transmission equipment, motors, machinery controls, instrumentation in cars and aircraft, robots, computers, communications equipment, and health-care equipment.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

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WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The electrical engineering baccalaureate degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,