Electrical Engineering

Develop and test the manufacture of electric motors, radar and navigation systems and much more with an electrical engineering degree.

Electrical engineering majors design, develop, test and supervise the manufacturing of electronic and electrical equipment, including electric motors, lighting, wiring in buildings, radars, computers, consumer electronics, aircrafts and telephones. Our graduates work for local and regional power companies, defense contractors, electronic design firms or manufacturing-related companies, as well as computer science and programming organizations.

Program Highlights


  • Gibson County Electric
  • Jackson Energy Authority
  • MTD
  • Paris Utilities
  • Weakley County Municipal Electric System

Career Opportunities

  • Defense Contractors
  • Electronic Design Firms
  • Local and Regional Power Companies
  • Manufacturing
  • Telecommunications

Academic Program Requirements

Take the next step in your path to UT Martin.
“UT Martin has given me amazing opportunities for education, leadership, and my career. There is free tutoring for most classes, various academic clubs and activities to join, and the Office of Career Planning and Development will work to help ensure that you are employed after you graduate. Although we are a small school, I have found many opportunities for internships and undergraduate research. ”
Patrick Park
Patrick Park
Mechanical Engineering

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Because we’re part of the University of Tennessee System, UT Martin allows you to take advantage of one of the lowest costs of attendance in the state. And with small class sizes and low student-to-teacher ratios, you won’t just be another face in the crowd—you’ll be a valued member of the Skyhawk community.
UT Martin students’ satisfaction with their entire educational experience ranked first in the latest survey among Tennessee public universities.
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Department of Engineering
Dr. Tim Nipp, Chair
137 Latimer-Smith Engineering Building
The University of Tennessee at Martin
Martin, TN 38238