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...


Rebecca Dippel "is being in the right place, at the right time...and being prepared."




Rebecca Dippel,




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.

Faculty Spotlight

Patrick Martin, Ph.D. was recently awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant researching power management of distributed sensors and robots in collaboration with Georgia Tech.


Learn more about Professor Martin.