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Civil engineering student Haben Legesse smiling.

Engineering Career Pathways

Improve everyday life by creating solutions for our environment, health and systems across a vast range of industries.

top-tier research Institution
94 %
of graduates enter the workforce, graduate school, service programs, or the military within six months
Student-to-Faculty Ratio

Career Options

With a degree in engineering, you’ll open doors in fields ranging from medicine to infrastructure to computing to transportation and beyond.

  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Applications Engineer
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Computer Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Systems Engineer

Discover Engineering Majors and Minors

Pursue your interests with a customizable program that sets you up for success.

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Engineering student Caitlin Sanders working on project.

Coursework Highlights

Find courses that give you the knowledge and skills to stand out from the pack.

  • Air Pollution Engineering
  • Aircraft Performance and Dynamics
  • Biomaterials and Medical Devices
  • Controls and Digital Signal Processing Lab
  • Design/Analysis of Aerospace Structure
  • Engineering Materials, Properties and Processing
  • Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Power Engineering
  • Sustainability in Civil and Environmental Systems
Electrical engineering student Elliot Salas operating flight simulator.

Making electricity work for you isn’t something you just read about in a book. You have to dig deep into the design process, ask difficult questions and challenge the status quo.

—Elliot Salas ’24, electrical engineering major

Follow his path 

Clubs and Organizations

Learning happens inside and outside the classroom. Make connections to build your resume and your network.

  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Biomedical Engineering Society
  • Biotechnology Society at Syracuse University
  • Citrus Racing
  • Engineering World Health
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
  • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
  • ORBiT at SU
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
  • Society of Women Engineers
  • Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Innovate Orange

My biggest takeaway is that I obtained the skills to create my next chapter. I’m ready to take all the skills I learned socially and academically at Syracuse to wherever they bring me next. That’s what I wanted out of my college experience. I love learning, and I just want to keep learning.

Bianca Andrada ’22, bioengineering major



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