Students with robot from capstone project.

Electrical Engineering Major

Electrical engineers draw upon mathematics and science to design devices, systems and processes in every industrial and technological sector, including power generation, transmission, and conversion; industrial controls and manufacturing; robotics; data communications; and a wide variety of electronic consumer products such as cell phones, personal computers, DVD recorders/players and satellite radios.

If you like to improvise, invent, and build things, and are interested in computer technology, electronic devices, power, communication and control systems, then you should consider York College, one of the best electrical engineering schools in PA. 

Careers in Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineers have a wide variety of career opportunities ranging from electrical/electronics design work, industrial and manufacturing engineering support, field engineers and engineering consulting. 

Specialization areas include:

  • Automated Manufacturing Systems
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Power Generation, Transmission and Conversion
  • Signal Processing and Communication Systems
  • Mobile Robotics
  • Computer Hardware
  • Embedded Control Systems

Professionalism is...


"Professionalism is presenting yourself in a knowledgeable and confident way that’s appealing to future employers. "

Kyle Musco,

Learn more about all things professional at York College.


Co-op Program

Engineering Co-operative work experience is a requirement for all Engineering students. Through this program you will have the opportunity to gain practical hands-on experience with paid professional engineering work in industry. Learn more about our Co-op Program


ABET Accreditation

The Electrical Engineering major at York College is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.


Kelly Powell headshot for Doris Cohen Grant news The American Association of University Women (AAUW) awarded a $3500 one-time grant, The Doris Cohen Grant, to honor the memory of member Doris Cohen. Doris received her MBA from York College, but more importantly, she was Met Ed's first woman engineer at the time she was hired. The grant is given to a female student entering her junior or senior year of the 2014 fall semester at York College who is majoring in mechanical engineering or computer electronics. We are pleased to announce that Kelly Powell, electrical engineering senior, has been chosen to receive this generous grant.