Degree Description

Electronics and electrical technology reach into all areas of modern life. The progressive development of society is vitally dependent on its application and exploration. This continued growth offers expanded career opportunities for well-trained technical workers throughout the local, national, and international job markets.

The Electronics & Electrical Technology degrees and certificate programs have been carefully designed to prepare and train technicians, electrical apprentices, and future engineers. In addition, retraining opportunities are available for those with degrees looking to gain a specific skill set or improve their resume.

Graduates can find careers opportunities in:

  • Control Systems
  • Residential / Commercial wiring
  • Medical Equipment Repair
  • System and Product Development
  • Technical Sales
  • Traditional and Renewable Energy
  • Industrial Automation
  • Robotics
  • Communications
  • Embedded controls
  • Maintenance

Technical careers exist in numerous industries and sectors including:

  • Automotive
  • Product Development and Testing
  • Food and Beverage
  • Energy
  • Defense / Aerospace
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Residential and Commercial Electrical

A prospective student may enroll in residential/commercial wiring, electronics, microcontrollers, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), radio frequency identification, LabView, robotics, industrial automation, motors, and motor control.

Career Possibilities

A degree in Electronics and Electrical Technology offers many career opportunities. Career Coach allows you to explore different career options for the degree you are pursuing. You can even take a look at each job title to see an in-depth overview, salary, job growth, and live job postings.

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Degree Pathway

Degree Pathways outline one possible sequence of courses students may complete to fulfill their degree requirements as full-time students over the course of two years.