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Research If you are interested in a career in engineering, attending an engineering school is the best way to ensure that you realize your goals.  There are a number of different types of engineering schools, depending upon what area of specialization you want to concentrate in.

Chemical engineers use chemistry to solve engineering problems such as how to consistently make pharmaceutical drugs.  A chemical engineering school, which gives the student a bachelor's degree, prepares the student to use mathematical and scientific principles to design, develop, and evaluate systems using chemical processes.

Civil engineering schools, on the other hand, allow individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to design, develop, and evaluate structural entities, load-bearing entities, transportation, water resources, and environmental safety – basically, anything used by the population in cities and towns.  Roads, buildings, bridges, dams, water-supply systems, and airports are just a few examples of things designed by civil engineers.

Computer engineering schools prepare the graduate to use mathematical and scientific principles to design and develop computer hardware and software systems, as well as computer-related facilities and equipment.

Electrical engineering schools offer majors such as aerospace applications, broadcasting, communications, computers, controls, and power generation and transmission.  The graduate of an electrical engineering school is well-prepared to apply mathematical and scientific principles to designing, developing, and operating electrical, electronic, and communications systems and their components.

Industrial engineering schools help individuals learn how to manage staff, equipment, buildings, raw materials, information, and energy to make a product or service.  Those who attend industrial engineering schools usually major in operations research and quality control.

Mechanical engineering schools prepare individuals to design, test, and supervise the manufacture of things such as motors, machines, and medical equipment.  After graduation, mechanical engineers often go into fields like automotive design, heating and air conditioning, and testing.

To learn more about engineering curriculums and careers, browse through the following list of Engineering and Technology Schools in the USA.

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  • A. James Clark School of Engineering
    The A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland in College Park is one of the premier engineering schools in the USA.
  • CALTECH - Office of Graduate Studies
    The CALTECH Office of Graduate Studies is located in Pasadena, California. CalTech welcomes applications from students interested in pursuing graduate study in most fields of science, engineering, and social science.
  • Carnegie Mellon - College of Engineering
    The College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and features engineering education with an eye to the future.
  • Cornell Engineering
    Cornell Engineering is where innovative thinkers come together solve complex and challenging problems.  Their diverse environment balances theory and practical application to accelerate innovation.
  • Georgia Tech - Graduate Studies & Research
    The main campus of Georgia Institute of Technology is located in Atlanta, Georgia.  Graduate students may choose from among six colleges or opt for a number of multidisciplinary and multi-college degrees.
  • Harvard University - School of Arts and Sciences
    The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  Graduate study at Harvard offers active learning in an intellectually stimulating atmosphere.
  • MIT School of Engineering
    MIT's School of Engineering, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, develops innovative technologies, thinking, and practice; and creative leaders equipped to address the world's complex problems.
  • Michigan Engineering
    The College of Engineering at University of Michigan is located in Ann Arbor.  The University has offered engineering classes since 1854 and is an international leader in engineering education and research.
  • Princeton University - School of Engineering
    The School of Engineering and Applied Science, located in Princeton, New Jersey, strives to educate new leaders for a global, technological society.
  • Stanford University School of Engineering
    Stanford's School of Engineering, located in Stanford, California, features a world-renowned faculty and state-of-the-art labs as well as proximity to Silicon Valley and its entrepreneurial spirit.
  • UCLA - Henry Samueli School of Engineering
    The Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science is located at the University of California in Los Angeles.  The school seeks to engineer great futures through exceptional faculty and students, ground breaking research, and innovative educational programs.
  • UCSD - Irwin and Joan Jacobs School of Engineering
    The Jacobs School of Engineering at the University of California in San Diego is a top-ten engineering program dedicated to education, discovery and innovation.
  • UI Urbana-Champaign - College of Engineering
    The College of Engineering at the University of Illinois, home to some of the finest research and teaching facilities anywhere, is located in the Urbana/Champaign area of Illinois.
  • USC Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering
    The Viterbi School of Engineering at USC is located in Los Angeles, California.  The school features vibrant research activity and a broad range of degree options.

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