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New Degrees

Purdue launches comprehensive Semiconductor Degrees Program.

In the next five years, a minimum of 50,000 trained semiconductor engineers will be needed in the U.S. to meet the overwhelming and rapidly growing demand. Purdue University has answered that call, launching a comprehensive set of innovative, interdisciplinary degrees and credentials in semiconductors and microelectronics.

The nation’s first large-scale, interdisciplinary Semiconductor Degrees Program (SDP) will educate both graduate and undergraduate students, enabling a quick ramp-up of skilled talent and creating the next-generation semiconductor workforce to reassert American preeminence in this critical industry.

Officially launched in May 2022, Purdue SDP touts five distinctive features: