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Electrical Engineering Degrees at CTU Colorado Springs

From global positioning technology that can follow the location of a car to sub-micron, integrated circuit (IC) chips that power today’s wireless and cellular technologies, electrical engineers are responsible for some of the world’s most exciting technological breakthroughs. CTU’s Electrical Engineering bachelor’s degree program is designed to help students prepare for a diverse range of engineering disciplines and the opportunity to develop important skills as they pursue their career path.

A bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering focuses on teaching you to design, develop and test electrical and electronic devices, which are used in countless industries such as oil and gas extraction, computer systems design and related services, aerospace product and parts manufacturing and semiconductor and other electronic component manufacturing.1

A degree program is only as good as its faculty, and at CTU Colorado Springs, our faculty makes all the difference. CTU’s Electrical Engineering programs feature professors with industry experience who are dedicated to creating an educational experience within a modern engineering context. Our instructors are committed to helping students at all levels define and achieve their goals, and they work to help students prepare for the engineering field.

On-Campus Education

Our Colorado Springs Electrical Engineering degree programs include:

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Our bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering is designed to help students develop a solid foundation in electronic concepts. Real-world theories and applications are emphasized throughout the curriculum, and coursework typically focuses on topics such as designing, troubleshooting and installing electrical and electronic systems; evaluating and correcting electrical problems; developing methods to use power efficiently; and creating applications for electronic systems to improve performance. Courses you may take include Advanced Circuit Analysis, Signals and Systems and Advanced Electronic Design, to name a few.

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

CTU’s master’s degree in Electrical Engineering is designed to help students build upon their foundational engineering knowledge and develop an in-depth understanding of modern systems design for developing and evolving electrical engineering technologies. Throughout the program, you can become deeply involved in advanced design projects including digital and spread-spectrum communications, CMOS circuitry and computer architectures. You also have the opportunity to develop effective project management and leadership skills to help you prepare for senior-level engineering responsibilities. Examples of courses you might take include Modern Computer Architecture, Digital Signal Processing and Space Communications.

The Future is Bright

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the number of electrical and electronics engineers will grow by 7% through 2026, particularly in engineering services firms, as more companies seek the skill set of engineers in this industry for electronic devices and systems related projects. These engineers are projected to remain in demand for designing and developing sophisticated consumer electronics.2

This job growth is represented in the overall employment outlook for Colorado. The state recently ranked first in the nation for its economy and second in the country for job growth.3 Furthermore, Denver, in particular, has been identified as one of 50 cities with the most computer-related jobs.4

Study Locally in Colorado Springs

CTU Colorado Springs' Electrical Engineering degree programs are offered on campus. Set against the panoramic backdrop of Pike’s Peak and situated within an easy distance of downtown Colorado Springs and several U.S. military bases, students at CTU Colorado Springs can immerse themselves in a dynamic campus community while enjoying the benefits of one of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Places to Live” in 2017.5

One benefit of an on-campus degree program may be that it puts you in a highly-interactive environment. You’ll have the opportunity to meet with your instructors face-to-face and seek their support and advice when necessary. You may also find it easy to make friends with other students in the program as you participate in study groups, group presentations and more. And with regular access to all of CTU Colorado Springs’ resources, such as the library and computer labs, you’ll have multiple places to study and complete your coursework outside of the classroom.

Be Confident in Your Education

CTU’s Electrical Engineering bachelor’s degree program is accredited by the ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission. This means the program meets the quality standards of the Electrical Engineering profession.

Your Fast Track to Graduation

The CTU Fast Track™ program is one option for students with prior knowledge who want to complete their degree program quickly. With Fast Track, you can take a series of exams designed to test your knowledge of essential course objectives. If you pass, you earn college credit for what you already know and can complete your degree program at an accelerated pace. By passing a CTU Fast Track™ exam, you can save up to 30% in time and money. As a bonus, Fast Track exams are available at no extra cost to all CTU students.

Our Admissions Advisors can assist you if you’re interested in pursuing a degree at our Colorado Springs campus. Request more information.


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2. “Electrical and Electronics Engineers.” U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved from: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/architecture-and-engineering/electrical-and-electronics-engineers.htm (Visited 11/12/17).
3. “Best States.” U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved from: https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/colorado (Visited 11/21/17).
4. “50 Cities and Towns with the Most Computer-Related Jobs.” Computer Science Zone. Retrieved from: https://www.computersciencezone.org/most-computer-related-jobs/ (Visited 11/21/17).
5. “Best Places to Live: Colorado Springs, Colorado.” U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved from: https://realestate.usnews.com/places/colorado/colorado-springs (Visited 10/29/17).

The ability to reduce time in school and/or reduce tuition depends on the number of Fast Track exams successfully passed. Fast Track program credits are unlikely to transfer. Not all programs are eligible for possible 30% reduction in time and money.