Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs, as well as several certificate programs in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering and Systems Engineering. The department provides students with an education that balances theory and practice and, through dynamic programs with interdisciplinary opportunities, prepares students to meet the challenges of an ever-changing, complex world.

Ranked No. 21 for best undergraduate engineering program by U.S. News & World Report (2023), the LMU Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering programs provide students with valuable hands-on experience in all aspects of engineering development through a sequence of dedicated junior-level lab courses and a senior capstone, a year-long, team-based project that asks students to seek solutions to some of the world's most challenging problems.

The Master of Science in Engineering in Computer Engineering program provides a unique opportunity to obtain an interdisciplinary learning experience at the graduate level. Students in this program may avail remarkable one on one guidance from faculty members as they put into practice the theoretical knowledge gained in the areas of computing systems and software architecture.

The Master of Science in Electrical Engineering program features contemporary courses, flexible schedules, a thesis and a non-thesis option, and close interactions between full-time students and part-time working professionals. Both undergraduate and graduate students work side-by-side with faculty experts on cutting-edge research, including sensor networks and wearable technology, machine learning, optics, electromagnetics and wireless communications.

The Master of Science in Systems Engineering program curriculum includes a range of impactful courses taught by world-class industry professionals to address problems in aerospace, cybersecurity, healthcare, and other complex systems. LMU’s proximity to local aerospace companies and Silicon Beach enables the program to be versatile, adaptable and in-step with industry trends.

Fosse Lin-Bianco suspended from ropes
The possibilities are endless as an electrical engineering major. Read how one recent grad is combining his passion for circus arts with his degree in electrical engineering.
Gustavo Vejarano
Electrical and Computer Engineering’s Dr. Vejarano lights the way for his students, harnessing the power of math to design and build practical technological solutions to everyday challenges.
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Explore electrical and computer engineering-focused research opportunities, along with the faculty, facilities, and labs that fuel them.
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Three LMU electrical engineering students teamed up with Google to use their understanding of machine learning to solve a real-world problem in their backyards: traffic.
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Two electrical engineering students used their 3D printing skills to create hundreds of protective personal equipment (PPE) for local healthcare workers and the LMU community at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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An interdisciplinary team of 70 LMU students received a crash course in real-world engineering when they participated in SpaceX’s Hyperloop Pod Competition. See how they applied the skills they learned in the classroom to this unprecedented world-class competition.
Hossein Asghari
Motivated by the possibility of making the world a better place, Dr. Asghari pushes his students to consider the practical applications of their research and interest areas.
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4+1 Degree Program in Electrical or Systems Engineering

Earn a combined B.S. and M.S.E. degree in just five years with LMU’s accelerated degree program in electrical engineering. Students admitted into this program immediately enroll in a 1-year master’s program on a full-time basis after senior year.

Explore the Electrical Engineering 4+1 Program

Explore the Systems Engineering 4+1 Program