Skip to main content

Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering

Our Vision: Premier Engineering College in the Nation, Recognized for Academic Excellence, Accessibility, Industrial Partnerships and Community Engagement

Learn • Build • Innovate
Solving Tomorrow's Challenges Today

Real-life experiences and opportunities await you

Are you ready for a rewarding career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM)? Whatever your interest, we will prepare you for the future through a rigorous, practical education focused on problem-solving in one of many STEM majors offered in our six departments in the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering.

You can also enhance your degree with many options for real-life work experience right here in Brookings or nearby. Most of our students complete part-time work in their major before graduation at nearby engineering/manufacturing companies who are eager to hire our students and graduates.

We also offer opportunities for world-class research experience and graduate study for those who want to change the world through a career in research and development.

Master of Engineering Degree

The Master of Engineering degree is designed for engineers employed in or preparing to enter technical management roles in business and industry. Contact Suzette Burckhard for more information.

Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering News

See All Our News
SDSU students, President Barry Dunn and Jack the Jackrabbit celebrate One Day for STATE in front of the Coughlin Campanile.

Jackrabbits near, far rally together to break records on seventh annual One Day for STATE

Jackrabbits in all 50 states and across 15 countries united to tackle historic philanthropy on Sept. 7 during One Day for STATE. The South Dakota State University Foundation’s seventh annual giving day celebrated all things SDSU and the impact that can be made through private gifts.
Image processing lab

SDSU's Image Processing team honored by NASA

South Dakota State University's world-renowned Image Processing Lab was recognized by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration during the 2022 Robert H. Goddard Awards, held earlier this year. ...
A view from the Coughlin Campanile overlooking the SDSU campus.

Near record first-year class, retention drives SDSU enrollment up

A near-record class of first-time students and record retention from students’ freshmen to sophomore year increased South Dakota State University’s enrollment to its highest number in five years.