Electrical Engineering Technology

When you study electrical engineering technology, you study the lifeblood of today’s technology: electronics and computers. Electronics technology is a part of most everything society relies on, from air conditioning to airplanes, and from trains to televisions. And because technology is constantly evolving, you will be engaged in learning methods that will help you adapt to and embrace new technologies and their uses.

The electrical engineering principles you will learn can be applied in a wide range of careers, including biomedical, green energy, transportation, communications, entertainment and manufacturing. Our graduates have played a part in scientific advancements in a variety of industries. They have impacted lives and improved everyday uses of technology.

Special Features

  • Start your impact early by creating interesting electronic projects your first semester
  • Capitalize on real-world experience of your professors and industry partners
  • Apply all you’ve learned to a senior design project aimed at solving a current business or industry problem
Allen Glassburn Alumni Profile
My degree provided me with the basic technical and hum an skills to enter the labor force and work for a great company. From these core skills, I was able to further develop m y leadership skills for increased responsibility and further advancement.
Allen Glassburn
Electrical Engineering Technology '74
  • Alternative energy systems
  • Integrated sensors and systems for biological and healthcare applications
  • Design and application of virtual microcontroller laboratories
  • Embedded microcontroller systems
  • Electrical and laser pulse-mediated chemo drug/gene (DNA) delivery (to cancer cells, organs and humans)

In addition to the fees charged to all Purdue students (technology fee, repair and rehabilitation fee, student fitness and wellness fee), students in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute pay a differential general service fee of $286.00 each semester.

Full information about tuition and fees is available on the Purdue Bursar’s Office Web site.