Electrical Engineering

Discover Electrical Engineering at UW Bothell

Be part of something new!

As part of the 21st Century Campus Initiative, the University of Washington Bothell introduced the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) program in January 2010. This was followed by the introduction of the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) in Winter 2015. For more information on the master's degree please visit uwb.edu/msee.

The BSEE Program provides the highest quality of educational experience inherent in a degree from the University of Washington. UW Bothell's world-class faculty are dedicated to teaching and building excellence and expertise through strong student-faculty relationships, small classes and hands-on, experiential learning principles. The BSEE program is accredited by ABET, and it specifically focusses on meeting the critical needs of technology-dependent employers in the Puget Sound region.

The program provides a rigorous educational experience in which students master the fundamentals and applications of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism.  The curriculum emphasizes design, teamwork, ethics, entrepreneurship, and civic responsibility. During their academic career at the University of Washington Bothell students grow to understand the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental and societal contexts.

The BSEE Program is designed to accommodate students from diverse backgrounds including working students who desire a non-traditional program of study. Students are exposed to various learning environments including being in the classroom, on-line and hands-on lab work. Electrical Engineering classes are typically offered in the late afternoon and early evening.

Learn & study with other dedicated students

The BSEE Program encourages applications from students who have unique and varied cultural and life experiences. UW Bothell emphasizes close collaboration between students and faculty through team-based projects, presentations, research opportunities, internships and work-study programs, creating a positive, experiential, learning environment.

Please feel free to contact us for additional information.

ABET Accreditation

The University of Washington Bothell Electrical Engineering program has received ABET accreditation. All graduates of the program are retroactively included under the umbrella of the ABET accreditation.

For more information about ABET accreditation, please visit http://www.abet.org/.


Students who have questions about licensure requirements and the effect ABET accreditation has in the State of Washington should access http://www.dol.wa.gov/business/engineerslandsurveyors/elreq.html for more information.