The Department of Engineering at Hofstra University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science prepares its graduates for a variety of successful careers. Students who earned degrees in biomedical, civil, electrical, industrial and mechanical engineering programs have accepted the following positions within 6 months of graduation:
- Bataska Engineering LLC - Product Manager and Associate
- Prime Engineering - Staff Engineer
- Army and Air Force Exchange Service TX - Industrial Engineer
- Casino Development Group Inc. - Draftsman
- Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory - Mechanical Engineer
Beyond preparation for professional work, many of the department’s alumni are enrolled in prominent graduate programs. Graduates of the Class of 2012 are currently enrolled in graduate and doctoral programs at Cornell University, New York University, City College of New York, and Union Graduate College.
Among 2011-12 graduates from the School of Engineering and Applied Science who responded to a survey, 97 percent reported being employed or pursuing graduate studies. They reported an average annual entry-level salary of $55,000.
Engineers working in the specializations that Hofstra offers earn average salary of $80,000-a-year after five years in the workforce, according to the 2010 Bureau of Labor Statistics report.
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