Undergraduate Degrees & Programs
The Department of Engineering in the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science at Hofstra University offers seven distinct engineering degree programs. Engineers of all specialties are in demand in industry and in research. Nearly 100% of recent undergraduate degree recipients who responded to a survey (or other reliable source) reported that they were employed or attending or planning to attend graduate school within one year of graduation. (Read more about engineering careers.)
Bioengineering is designed to bridge the gap between the life sciences and physical sciences.
- CIVIL ENGINEERING
Civil engineers design and supervise large construction projects, including roads, buildings, airports, tunnels, dams, bridges, and systems for water supply and sewage treatment.
- ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Electrical engineers design, develop, test, and supervise the manufacturing of electrical equipment.
- ENGINEERING SCIENCE
The program combines a cross-disciplinary approach to give students the background to solve complex challenges through an understanding of scientific principles and engineering design.
- INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING
Industrial engineering is concerned with the optimal utilization of integrated systems of people, methods, materials, machines, and energy to achieve organizational goals.
- MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Mechanical engineers research, design, develop, build, and test mechanical devices including tools, engines, and complex dynamical systems.
Why Study Engineering?
The advantages of studying in Hofstra's engineering programs are:
- A highly accessible faculty devoted to undergraduate education and preparation for professional careers.
- Small class sizes, typically from five to 15 students in junior and senior classes.
- Excellent track record in placing students in top engineering graduate programs.
- Opportunities for undergraduate research collaboration with faculty.
- Proximity to New York City with its many employment and educational opportunities.
Advance to management positions in leading engineering and technology firms with the Master of Science (MS) in Engineering Management at Hofstra University. Through cutting-edge courses, offered both online and on campus, gain what you need to assess and manage new and existing technologies specific to a company’s needs. Receive valuable hands-on experience prior to graduation through internships and paid positions through our co-op program. No GRE is required and the program is open to those without work experience. Scholarships are available for qualified candidates.