Our students come to us from all stages of their careers, from entry-level workers who just earned an undergraduate degree to seasoned professionals with years of experience under their belts.
All of our students find their place in the MENG degree or advanced certificate program and come out of it able to perform stronger in their current position or to advance to another role at their current organization or at an another.
Several major companies trust that students enrolled in the engineering programs at UConn are going to make remarkable contributions to the most challenging projects, even before they graduate.
They're Everywhere: Companies Where MENG Students Work
Beta Group, Inc.
Defense Health Agency
General Dynamics Electric Boat
MTU Aero Engines
Pratt & Whitney
Smith & Wesson
Tighe & Bond
United Technologies Research Center
WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff
Things Are Looking Up: Engineering Salaries and Employment Figures
Employment of engineers is projected to grow 4.0 percent from 2014 to 2024, adding about 65,000 new jobs. Among engineering specialties, several are projected to grow even faster than the 4-percent growth for engineers or the 6.5-percent growth for all occupations: biomedical engineers (23.1 percent), environmental engineers (12.4 percent), and civil engineers (8.4 percent).
National Median Salaries for Engineers
Advanced Systems Engineer: $95,900
Civil Engineer: $82,220
Clinical Engineer: $86,220
Computer Engineer: $111,730
Electrical Engineer: $93,010
Materials Engineer: $91, 310
Mechanical Engineer: $83,590
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Employment outlook for engineering occupations to 2024 at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2016/employment-outlook-for-engineering-occupations-to-2024.htm