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About Engineering

The Engineering Department at NSU is a close-knit community of dedicated faculty and staff, and motivated students. Our students excel in finding innovative solutions for engineering problems that challenge our nation and the world. Our award-winning faculty will inspire you. You will conduct hands-on projects in state-of-the-art laboratories to put your theoretical knowledge into practice. A variety of scholarships and internships await you to help your bold ideas work. We will guide you in choosing rewarding careers and prepare you for effective leadership that will shape the future.


The mission of the Department of Engineering at Norfolk State University is to:
:- empower students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for successful professional careers in engineering
:- to encourage innovation, creativity, and an entrepreneurial spirit
:- to instill a sense of community responsibility, and
:- to develop leaders for a technology-driven global society.

We offer the following BS and MS degree programs:

  • The BS in Electrical and Electronics Engineering program
  • The BS in Optical Engineering program
  • The MS in Electronics Engineering program

Click here for the ABET Accreditation information for our undergraduate degree programs.