Bachelor of Science (BS) in Electrical Engineering

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Earn a bachelor of science in Electrical Engineering, be the power behind the machine.

As an electrical engineering student, you'll develop the skills necessary for a wide range of electrical engineering jobs, including design, analysis, and testing of electrical systems. You will study circuit design and simulation, digital signal processing, microcontrollers, digital circuit design, and communication systems. Potential employers include Lockheed Martin, Intel, Texas Instruments, Boeing, IBM, Tesla, Google, Apple, and many others.The program is a blend of theory and practice directed at engineering design, rather than research.

As you progress through the program, more theoretical methods of circuit modeling and computer-aided circuit simulation tools are taught, enabling you to design, build, test and analyze sophisticated circuits and systems. You can keep your engineering education broad-based or specialize in areas such as telecommunications, digital signal processing, integrated circuit design and control theory.

The program provides the essential knowledge to enter into the electrical engineering industry with careers, such as:

  • Electrical Engineer - average salary, $75,2191
  • Design Engineer - average salary, $67,6071
  • Integration Engineer - average salary, $85,4441
  • Project Engineer - average salary, $68,5701
  • Research Engineer - average salary, $68,5701
  • Applications Engineer - average salary, $70,7851
  • Systems Engineer - average salary, $79,4551

Click here to learn more about Capitol's Engineering program from the Dr. Nayef Abu-Ageel.

Salary based upon 2020 PayScale salary data

Why Capitol?

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Our location puts you in the heart of the action.

The Baltimore, Maryland/Washington D.C. area has one of the largest concentrations of high-tech companies, defense contractors, and government agencies in the United States, making it easier to find internships and high-paying jobs.


Our classes are taught by working professionals.

A field like electrical engineering is constantly evolving, which makes our faculty extremely valuable since many are experts in the field.


Our motto, ‘find a way, or make one’ delivers job ready skills.

Hands on classes, combined with extracurricular clubs like; League of Legends, the robotics club, and the gaming club help you hone the skills needed to excel in the workplace.

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Degree Details

The bachelor of science in electrical engineering degree (BSEE) is a total of 120 credits, which covers electrical engineering, technical courses, mathematics and sciences, English and social science courses.


Enrollment and Graduation Data for Selected Undergraduate Degree Programs: Click Here 

Tuition & Fees

Tuition rates are subject to change.

The following rates are in effect for the 2022-2023 academic year, beginning in Fall 2022 and continuing through Summer 2023:

  • There is no charge for online application, $25 fee for paper application
  • Full-time tuition is $12,915 per semester, plus fees
  • The active duty military tuition rate is $250 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
  • The retired military tuition rate is $746 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
  • All full-time students who keep their student account current are promised their tuition will not increase more than 1% per year for four years
  • For the cost of living in Capitol Technology University's modern residential facility, click here.
  • Academic Fee for UAS-120 $500

For 2023-2024 undergraduate tuition and fees, click here.

Related Information

The B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, HTTP://

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