Undergraduate Majors

It’s time to take your first small step toward your next giant leap. Learn more about the innovative, immersive undergraduate majors offered at Purdue University in Indianapolis.

Engineering at Purdue University in Indianapolis 

Consistently ranked as one of the best engineering schools in the country for both academics and career preparation by U.S. News & World Report, Purdue is known for equipping graduates with leadership characteristics and technical proficiency. In Indianapolis, students are enrolled from day one in the specific degree-granting major of their choice. 

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Engineering Majors

Biomedical Engineering

Develop a deep understanding of science, medicine and engineering to create devices, procedures and materials that monitor and improve human health. 

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Electrical Engineering

Dive into the design and operation of electrical and electronic systems and their components — you can choose from an array of practical degree specializations. 

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Computer Engineering

Become an expert on computer systems and their components, including both hardware and software, through immersing yourself in relevant research and development. 

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Mechanical Engineering

Enroll in the broadest engineering discipline, which provides the widest range of career opportunities upon graduating. 

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Motorsports Engineering

Earn your degree right in the “Racing Capital of the World,” studying vehicle dynamics, aerodynamics, data acquisition and other motorsports-specific courses. 

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Polytechnic Institute at Purdue University in Indianapolis 

Producing graduates that will be uniquely qualified for technology-driven careers, the Polytechnic Institute at Purdue University in Indianapolis fulfills the needs of innovative industries around the world. Its strategically located campus offers opportunities to get involved with companies in the heart of Indiana’s capital city. 

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Polytechnic Majors

Animation and Visual Effects

Get ready for success in gaming, advertising, television, movies, health care, education and infrastructure construction, with new degree applications being developed daily. 

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Computer and Information Technology

Join the professionals needed in all industries to maintain and protect networks and data, keeping our world running smoothly and sustaining the path to breakthroughs. 

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Computer Engineering Technology

Have hands-on experience with microcomputer systems embedded in everything electronic, including smart homes, vehicles, manufacturing equipment and medical devices. 

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Computing Infrastructure and Network Engineering Technology

Examine the overall designs of wired and wireless computer networks, plus those systems’ hardware and software needs. 

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Construction Engineering and Management
 
Look forward to immersive internships, global opportunities and fast-paced environments, all while learning the critical skills needed for building and maintaining our world’s infrastructure.

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Cybersecurity 

Receive a comprehensive IT education that also emphasizes key security concepts through courses in secure coding, cryptography, digital forensics and UNIX fundamentals. 

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Electrical Engineering Technology

Create life-changing devices and improve everyday products, plus have the opportunity to earn a five-year combined bachelor’s/master’s degree in electrical engineering technology. 

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Interior Architecture

Design building interiors that improve quality of life and aesthetics; increase productivity; and protect the health, safety and welfare of the public. 

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Mechanical Engineering Technology 

Study the workforce demands, methods, supplies and equipment necessary to safely and efficiently operate today’s high-tech manufacturing facilities. 

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Organizational Leadership

Combine technology knowledge with business leadership skills to excel in sectors that range from manufacturing to government and nonprofit organizations.

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Themed Entertainment Design  

Follow the path to Walt Disney Imagineering, Universal Studios Creative, the Smithsonian or another themed destination such as a theme park, zoo, aquarium, trade show or museum.

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Science at Purdue University in Indianapolis 

Essential understandings of science and lifelong critical thinking skills are developed at Purdue University in Indianapolis’s College of Science. Computational, math and data sciences form the foundation for innovation and thoroughly prepare graduates for careers in dynamic and rapidly changing environments. 

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Science Majors

Artificial Intelligence

Explore the link among cognitive psychology, neuroscience and artificial intelligence — and investigate AI ethics — for a holistic understanding of how to build and understand systems. 

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Computer Science 

Join a legacy of innovation in both advancing scientific research and creating industry applications by learning computing fundamentals. 

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Data Science  

Discover the intersection of computer science and statistics in a field that uses quantitative and analytical methods to help provide insights and form predictions based on big data. 

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