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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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B.S. Electrical Engineering Technology

Have you ever wondered how your microwave works? What about GPS? If you major in electrical engineering technology, you’ll learn how to design, develop, and test computers, communications equipment, medical monitoring devices, and navigation equipment.

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Program Highlights

Content
  • 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

Accreditation

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

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Scholarships

 

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For more information about all the scholarships available at Purdue Fort Wayne—including opportunities for specific programs—you can visit the Office of Financial Aid or contact us at [email protected].

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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.

Program Educational Objectives

  • Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to function as a member of a technical staff who can use current industrial practices and design procedures for development, implementation, and project management of electrical/electronic(s) and/or computer-based software and systems
  • Demonstrate readiness for career advancement, promotion, and mobility
  • Demonstrate continuous learning, either on-the-job or in graduate school
  • Demonstrate the ability to function as a contributing member of society and the profession
  • Demonstrate effective teamwork skills and recognize ethical responsibilities

Learn more about student outcomes and graduation and enrollment data here.

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