Engineering Management vs. Systems Engineering: What’s the Difference?

Engineering management and systems engineering are two career paths that professionals and students in both engineering and business commonly consider in tandem when they are preparing to further their education and advance their careers. The disciplines overlap in some areas, but they are markedly different in emphasis and responsibilities. Engineering …

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Master’s in Computer Science vs. Master’s in Electrical Engineering

If you’ve bought a computer in the past few years, you may have noticed the difference in speed between that one and your last computer wasn’t as pronounced as it might have been in the past. Computational devices have evolved more quickly and at greater scale than even some of …

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Careers with an MS in Systems Engineering

Projects like computer chip design, infrastructure construction or software integration require complex engineering processes and contributions from numerous stakeholders. Professionals in systems engineering careers spearhead these efforts by taking on a wide variety of tasks. They manage both technical and business systems, ensuring solutions are properly implemented and enabling organizations …

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How to Move into Higher Paying Engineering Management Careers

Engineers are already among the most well-compensated professionals in the U.S., earning an average salary of $80,673; however, those who wish to move even further up the pay scale do have a few options. Strategy 1: Job Hopping Across many industries, employees — especially millennial employees — have found that …

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Advancing into Leadership Roles in Electrical Engineering

A career in electrical engineering is full of chances to solve problems while designing, developing, and testing sophisticated components and equipment. Working with generators, motors or communications systems takes advanced skill; however, you may need to expand your capabilities if you have your sights set on electrical engineering career advancement. …

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Infographic: Popular Focus Areas and Skills Required for Electrical Engineers

Tweet Electrical engineers design, develop, test, supervise and optimize electrical systems and equipment. But there is a lot more to it than that. The electrical engineering field spans industrial and commercial industries as well as academic and scientific arenas. In addition to the flexibility to work in many different sectors, …

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How Electrical Engineers Are Solving Today’s Renewable Energy Challenges

Renewable energy accounted for approximately 11% of the nation’s energy consumption and 17% of electricity generation in 2018, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. You can see the movement toward non-carbon options such as wind, solar, hydroelectric, biomass and geothermal power in action at institutions like The George Washington …

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The George Washington University Online Master of Engineering Earns Top 15 U.S. News Rankings

U.S. News & World Report recently released its 2020 rankings for Best Online Engineering Programs and the George Washington University has continued to rise in the ranks. This year, GW earned the number 15 ranking for Best Online Master’s Engineering Program, number 12 for Best Online Master’s Engineering Program for …

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Engineering Management Conferences in 2020

For engineering managers and project managers who work in engineering, regularly attending management conferences and events can be an indispensable way to learn new skills and methodologies, hear from leaders in the field, and connect with other dedicated professionals. Many of these conferences feature panel discussions on new and emerging …

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George Washington University Launches New Online M.S. in Electrical Engineering

WASHINGTON — The School of Engineering and Applied Science Online and Off-Campus Programs Office at the George Washington University has launched a new online master’s program in electrical engineering. With the goal to offer the broad education required to drive engineering solutions on a global scale, the program guides students …

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