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Polytechnic Programs

Tinkerers, builders, and experimenters—your curiosity can change the future.

Every new gadget began as an innovative idea, a fleeting curiosity that became a perpetual thought that begged to be brought to life. Big and small. Recreational to life changing. It all starts with that spark of curiosity.

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A.S. in Electrical Engineering Technology

This two-year program will teach you the basic engineering principles needed to create useful products and processes in electrical and electronic systems. Like all our offerings, this program emphasizes
practice-based learning through hands-on laboratory applications using state-of-the-art equipment.

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Program Highlights

  • The ability to apply theories and principles of math and science
  • Experience with designing systems, components, and processes for engineering technology problems
  • Experience conducting, analyzing, and interpreting experiments
  • Support from the Mastodon community
  • A prestigious Purdue degree


This program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.




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Requirements and Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive curriculum and diverse requirements will challenge you to go further than you ever imagined. Check out what you can expect as you advance through our program.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this degree, students will be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:

  • Apply knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline
  • Design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to the discipline
  • Apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-defined technical and nontechnical environments; identify and use appropriate technical literature
  • Conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results
  • Function effectively as a member of a technical team
Next stop: a successful future.
  • Aerospace and Electronic Systems Engineer
  • Communications Engineer
  • Computer-Controlled Equipment Specialist
  • Control Systems Specialist
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Engineering Technician
  • Industrial Electronics Specialist
  • Medicine or Biology Engineer
  • Robots and Automation Engineer