Sparks Are Flying in Macon
Opportunities to tap into the varied fields of electrical engineering stretch far in Macon, from telecom companies like Macon Communications to Georgia Power — a subsidiary of Southern Company and one of the nation’s largest generators of electricity.
Mercer University’s School of Engineering has been ranked as one of U.S. News & World Report’s top engineering programs in the nation, tying for the #53 spot in 2021. Additionally, projects like the Macon Transit Authority’s new electric paratransit buses give the city a firm position for further modernization and growth in the electrical engineering fields.
- Electrical Engineering in Macon
- Mercer University
Tap into a Field of Opportunity
Whether it’s national energy suppliers, utility and power line manufacturers, or local telecom companies, the electrical engineering profession in Macon has had a strong outlook for decades.
Macon Communications has provided Macon businesses with services for two-way radios, pagers, systems, and other communication devices for 75 years. Grid Power Products has been in business for over 40 years, with product sales in over 50 countries worldwide.
Strong Currents Run Through Macon
Mercer University offers classes in electrical engineering, graduating students who are well equipped to work with computer circuitry, communication systems, various machine tools and more. In fact, Mercer University’s School of Engineering was the national leader for the number of students who received the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for the 2021-2022 school year.
In today’s digital age, where technology runs everything from our homes to national security, electrical engineers are a necessary resource that keep not only Central Georgia running, but the rest of the world, too.