The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has a tradition of innovation dating back to 1906, when faculty member Lee de Forest invented the first vacuum tube capable of amplifying an electrical signal. Our small, faculty-led courses allow you to interact with professors who are renowned experts in energy, medical imaging, computer networks, and other disciplines.

You will graduate with the distinctive education that is necessary to change the world, whether that includes developing technologies from alternative energy resources and communication advancements, or improving medical imaging and computer hardware and software capabilities.

Illinois Tech's electrical and computer engineering degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.