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Discover Your Passion for Engineering

The UIW School of Mathematics, Science and Engineering is right for you if you enjoy thinking outside the box; work well in teams; persist in the face of tough problems; and bring curiosity to everyday phenomena.

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The Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree is designed to prepare future professionals to obtain skills and knowledge to understand the mechanics of a machine or how to manage in engineering and technology firms.

UIW Engineering students will:

  • Gain skills in signal analysis, electrical frequencies, and more
  • Have the opportunity to work with faculty on ongoing research projects
  • Learn in small class sizes with 1-on-1 faculty support
  • Complete a full-time, 129-hour degree program that combines a strong core of math, science and engineering courses
  • Have the opportunity to choose from four tracks
    • Electrical
    • Mechanical
    • Management
    • Mechatronics

Career Outlook and Opportunities

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the engineering field is expected to grow a total of 4% between 2014 and 2024, adding about 65,000 new jobs.

The demand for engineers in the U.S. grows every year. The modern engineer must be able to balance technology with the real-world concerns of human resources and social issues. They are critical in fields as diverse as urban planning, product development, robotics and machines that people and industries count on every day.

Example of Career Opportunities:

  • Manufacturing
  • Information Technology
  • Research Foundations
  • Government Agencies
  • Robotics
  • Security
  • Mechanical Design
  • Sustainability
  • Public Utilities

The U.S. military and government are also major employers of engineering graduates as engineering technicians, researcher, computer engineering technician, and project managers.

Get Started Now

We would love to hear more about you to better help you reach your educational goals. Contact us if you would like to learn more about the program or if you have questions.

Your Journey. Our Mission.

Since our founding in 1881 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, we have challenged our students to think critically, explore curiously and to leverage their God-given talents to make positive impacts on their communities and the world around them.

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I will work to see each student graduate with the lowest possible debt, and secure a career that lifts their lives, the lives of their families, and the communities they serve.
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Dr. Thomas M. Evans

President, University of the Incarnate Word

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