What is Engineering and Electronics Technology?
The Engineering/Electronics Technology program provides course work, competencies, and experiences to prepare you for success in the areas of electronics, computer maintenance, mechanical, industrial, computer aided design, robotics and automation, communications, instrumentation, and telephony.
What are my career choices?
Engineering/Electronics Technology majors can work as electronic repair technicians, computer help desk technicians, communications technicians, chemical plant operators, network administrators, industrial maintenance, electronics technicians, instrumentation technicians, telephone LAN-WAN, network specialists, product support specialists, medical equipment specialists, and much more.
Some of the average salaries for Engineering/Electronics Technology graduates are: Chemical Plant and System Operators $49,199; Electronic Engineering Technicians $43,731; Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers $43,065; and Computer Support Specialists $37,256. (Source: Kentucky Education Cabinet, Department for Workforce Investment, Office of Employment and Training, Research and Statistics Branch).
What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?
Degrees and Transfers
- Engineering and Electronics Technology - Associate in Applied Science (AAS) - Find General Education and Technical Core courses.
ECTC has numerous partnerships with 4-year universities. If you are interested in a transfer pathway in this field, check out our partnering university pathways. Find more information on transferring from ECTC.
- Communications - Diploma
- Computer Maintenance - Diploma
- Electronics - Diploma
- Instrumentation - Diploma
- CAD Technician - Certificate
- Communications Technician - Certificate
- Computer Maintenance Technician - Certificate
- Electronics Technician - Certificate
- Electronics Tester - Certificate
- Industrial Electronics Technician I - Certificate
- Instrumentation Technician - Certificate
- Maintenance Technician - Certificate
Field Licensure Requirements
There are no specific requirements to work in this field beyond completion of the program.
Where do I start?
Apply for admission to ECTC to receive information from the Admissions Office about submitting your placement test scores (ACT or other exams) and to schedule a meeting with an advisor to register for your classes.
Length of Program
You can earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.