University at Albany

B.S. and M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Program Description

The Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) program at the University at Albany is one of the few programs in the country that provides a solid foundation in both electrical engineering and computer engineering – while also allowing you to customize your degree to meet your interests and career goals.

Studies can be adjusted to emphasize computer engineering, electrical engineering, or both through a wide variety of electives in the junior and senior years, providing both the depth and breadth that will make you well-prepared for today’s job market or to advance to graduate studies.

Focus Areas

  • Principles of engineering
  • Engineering design
  • Control systems
  • Power systems
  • Communication systems
  • Computer architecture
  • Digital systems
  • Electronics
  • Circuit theory and analysis

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Computer engineer
  • Software engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • Computer network architect
  • Computer hardware engineer

Target audience


Program Format


Educational Level Prerequisites

High School diploma

Program Type

Degree Program

Expected Outcomes