Engineering at UMSL

Engineering Programs

  •  BS Civil Engineering
  •  BS Electrical Engineering
  •  BS Mechanical Engineering

Career Opportunities

  •  Architect
  •  Civil Engineer
  •  Electrical Engineer
  •  Enviromental Architect
  •  Landscape Architect
  •  Mechanical Engineer

Engineers are innovative critical thinkers and creators. They apply mathematic and scientific principles to solve technological problems and improve society's quality of life. Engineers work in all aspects of human development, and the University of Missouri–St. Louis offers a Bachelor of Science in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering.

A Bachelor of Engineering is one of the few degrees that also count as a professional degree. Students earning a bachelors degree in one of the engineering disciplines are well qualified for various entry-level positions in various businesses, consulting firms, government agencies and industries. Society's dependence on technology grows every day, and thus ensures that engineering occupations will never die.

What UMSL has to offer

Students will be well prepared for these jobs. The University of MissouriSt. Louis Engineering Program works closely with Washington University to provide an optimal learning environment  drawing on the finest resources in the area. Students will learn from Washington University faculty, take upper-level electrical engineering courses at Washington University and work in their cutting-edge laboratories. The professors work daily in engineering research or advanced engineering practice, and are eager to share their experience and knowledge with students.

Engineering careers typically rank at the top of any publication rating potential jobs in the 21st century. The engineering education can be supplemented by a co-op occupation, which UMSL will help find for you. Having a job in addition to studies helps you earn while you learn and gives a leg up on the job search after completion of the degree. Upon graduation, the career centers at UMSL as well as Washington University will help with resume preparation and interviewing practice, as well as provide invaluable networking connections with prospective employers.

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UMSL At A Glance

The University of Missouri–St. Louis is the largest public research university located in Missouri's most populous and economically important region. Founded in 1963, we enroll nearly 17,000 students, and we are home to more than 1,400 faculty members.

47 UMSL offers 47 undergraduate degrees from our five colleges.
6We have six 
pre-professional degree tracks.
400+We partner with more than 400 companies and organizations for our internship programs, and nearly 40 different employers conduct on-campus interviews to help you jump-start your career.
St. Louis: Something For Everyone
UMSL is a vital part of St. Louis, and the city and surrounding areas make up the most culturally vibrant region in Missouri. That means we offer you more than a top-ranked learning environment.
There's a night out with friends on Washington Avenue. An exhibit opening at the Saint Louis Zoo. A home run celebration at Busch Stadium. St. Louis is a place where you can be you.