Students working together in Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering, B.S.

College of Engineering

Electrical engineers are skilled professionals who work in rapidly evolving careers related to electricity, electronics, hardware and software. Throughout history, they have played an immeasurable role in conceiving devices and technologies that we depend on every day; from battery chargers, to cellphones, to electrical systems in cars, to developing controls for food processing plants and more.

If you have a strong foundation in mathematics and science, a degree in electrical engineering could lead you to a rewarding career. You will take courses in circuit analysis, electronics, digital systems, electromagnetics, electrical machines, controls, embedded systems and communications. Computer-based simulations and project-based laboratories will reinforce the course topics. When you graduate you will be able to pursue a job in a wide variety of electrical engineering fields. Our graduate get jobs all over the country.

Why choose Indiana Tech?

  • We consult with engineering companies to develop and maintain relevant coursework that will equip you with knowledge and experience that today’s employers are looking for.
  • Our laboratory courses are project-based. By the end of a lab course, you will design, simulate, build and test a functional circuit that you can keep.
  • Our program is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), recognized as the U.S. accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.
  • Indiana Tech fosters an active learning environment, enriched by instructors who possess years of experience in their respective fields.
Scott Anderson

Scott Anderson
2016 Indiana Tech graduate
"As an electrical engineer at CSE Corporation in Export, Pennsylvania, Scott knows his work is making a difference every day. His accomplishments inclu..." Read full story

Careers in this Degree

Graduates with this degree have pursued careers in the following fields:

  • Power and utilities
  • Electronics
  • Manufacturing
  • Transportation
  • Telecommunication

Job Outlook

Below are some of the potential career opportunities available to graduates with this degree. Additionally, you will find national statistics for average annual salaries and projected job growth, as identified by BLS.gov statistics. Salaries can vary based on the market in which you live and the prior experience you bring to the position.

  • Electrical or electronics engineer $97,970/year

Job outlook, 2016-26: 7 percent increase

  • Computer hardware engineer $115,120/year

Job outlook, 2016-26: 5 percent increase

Warriors in the Workplace

Warriors in the workplace Indiana Tech graduates with this degree have earned jobs at:

  • Verizon
  • Indiana Michigan Power
  • Swisslog
  • Harris
  • Crown
  • Naval Surface Warfare Center

Internship Opportunities

Indiana Tech students pursuing this degree have interned with:

  • American Electric Power
  • Crown
  • Pyromation, Inc.
  • Press-Seal Gaskets
  • Raffel Systems
  • Ultra-Electronics USSI

David Rumsey

Program Lead

Dr. David W. Rumsey’s experience includes programming pick and place machines that place all of the components on a circuit board. This equipment is used for large scale manufacturing of PCBs. Dr. Rumsey also did research and published work in transistor design and manufacturing. Specifically, he researched new ways to model transistors for circuit design. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He has a passion for teaching and has created over 100 YouTube videos about circuit analysis and simulating circuits.

  • Ph.D., Philosophy in Applied Mathematics, Bowling Green University
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Purdue University
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Purdue University