School and Ranking Information
Several nonprofit and for-profit colleges and universities located in and around Indianapolis provide programs in electronics technology. Based on ranking and student services, the following university is considered a top school for electronics technology degrees in the Indianapolis area:
- Winner: Indiana State University, located about 70 miles from Indianapolis in Terre Haute, offers a minor, bachelor's and master's degree in electronics technology. It is one of a few public universities within 75 miles of Indianapolis that awards degrees in or relating to electronics technology. It confers the highest number of master's degrees in this field of study among all schools in the greater Indianapolis area.
School Info Chart
|Category||Indiana State University|
|Ranking||#162 among Midwest colleges and universities (2015)*|
|Location||Terre Haute, Indiana|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||Undergrad: $8,256 (in state); $17,992 (out-of-state)**|
|Electronics Technology Degrees Offered||Bachelor's and master's|
|Electronics Technology Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2012-2013||28**|
|Most Popular Electronics Technology Degree in 2012-2013||Master's (16 awarded)**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||42%**|
|Noteworthy||Bachelor's degree program in electronics technology is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering; electronics technology students can join the student organization of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)|
Sources: *Forbes; **NCES College Navigator
Indiana State University
- Master's degree program in electronics technology offered online
- Co-op, internship and work experience opportunities available
- College of Technology contains more than 30 state-of-the-art instructional labs
Indiana State University is a 4-year public university established in 1865. The school's electronics technology degree programs include a minor in electronics technology, Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology and a Master of Science in Electronics and Computer Technology.
The electronics technology minor requires a minimum of 18 credit hours. Students complete five required courses: A.C. and D.C. circuits and design, circuit analysis, digital computer logic and digital computer circuits. Remaining credit hours are completed through elective courses.
The Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology program focuses on basic electrical engineering and advanced engineering technology methodologies and theories. Specific courses include circuit analysis, digital computer logic, industrial computer systems management and fluid power technology. In addition to required coursework, students complete management courses such as production planning and industrial supervision.
The 32-credit hour Master of Science in Electronics and Computer Technology program provides instruction in three phases: content, application and integration. In the content phase, students complete core and elective coursework and research projects. Specific courses include electronic control systems, robotic electronic controls and theories of electronic control. In the application phase, students apply their knowledge and skills by writing a thesis or completing a project. In the integration phase, students complete a seminar course.