Top Laser and Optical Engineering Bachelors degree Programs - 2023

Laser and Optical Engineering programs prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of optical systems, lasers and related electronic devices. Includes instruction in wave theory and mechanics, electromagnetic applications, linear and non-linear optics, photon detecting, laser beam properties, directed energy, harmonic generation, optical systems, shielding and the design and implementation of related systems and equipment.

Students majoring in Laser and Optical Engineering can advance up to a Masters degree. On average, 23% percent of women and 77% percent of men make up the degrees awarded across all college campuses. Laser and Optical Engineering is has the largest number of granted degrees in Florida. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Laser and Optical Engineering is $61,300.

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53
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41
Total Females
12

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See where Laser and Optical Engineering is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Laser and Optical Engineering degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Laser and Optical Engineering

The top ranked schools for Laser and Optical Engineering majors include the University of Central Florida, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and the University of Rochester with 25 students graduating with a degree in Laser and Optical Engineering at the University of Central Florida. Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Laser and Optical Engineering Majors

Majoring in Laser and Optical Engineering, your education can be applied to different careers. Laser and Optical Engineering majors go on to find jobs including Architectural and Engineering Managers and Engineers, All Other which are in high demand. Some of the jobs with the highest salary for Laser and Optical Engineering majors include Architectural and Engineering Managers, Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary and Engineers, All Other.

Top Paying Careers for Laser and Optical Engineering

  1. Architectural and Engineering Managers   (Median Wage: $152,350)
  2. Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $104,940)
  3. Engineers, All Other   (Median Wage: $100,640)
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