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Electrical Engineering Technology

Purdue University in Indianapolis, Purdue University in West Lafayette

The technology and equipment everyone uses on a daily basis is made up of computers and electronics. Polytechnic graduates create life-changing devices and improve essential, everyday products for industries that include manufacturing, communications, biomedical, science and research, transportation, renewable energy, communications and entertainment.

Students in this major can apply to participate in a five-year combined bachelor's/master's degree program in electrical engineering technology.

The electrical engineering technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

The Purdue Polytechnic Institute is one of 10 academic colleges at Purdue University. The Polytechnic specializes in team-based labs where you’ll test ideas, take things apart and put them back together — only better. You’ll learn side-by-side with professors who have worked in the industry and thrive on combining theory, imagination and real-world application. In this innovative environment, you'll learn by doing - gaining deep technical knowledge and applied skills in your chosen discipline coupled with problem-solving, critical-thinking, communication and leadership skills employers desire.

Plan of Study

Electrical Engineering Technology
Electrical Engineering Technology Webpage

Transfer to Electrical Engineering Technology

Purdue admits to individual majors. Transfer students must meet Purdue's overall transfer criteria, as well as any major-specific requirements. Before you apply, check the closed programs page to confirm this major is open to transfer students. If it is, refer to the information below for major-specific transfer criteria.

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Contact Information

Lindsay Haugland
(765) 494-9039

Purdue Polytechnic Institute

Careers in Electrical Engineering Technology

  •   Applications engineer
  •   Biomedical engineer
  •   Communications engineer
  •   Controls engineer
  •   Design engineer
  •   Electrical engineer
  •   Microcomputer systems engineer
  •   Quality engineer
  •   Sales engineer
  •   Test engineer

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