Engineering and Electronics Technology

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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.

average base pay $39,057
low: $24k med: $39k high: $62k

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).

Engineering and Electronics Technology Career Median Annual Salary*
CAD Technician $39,057
Electronics Tester $39,057
Automation Technician $39,057 
Refrigeration Mechanic $39,057 
Environmental System Repair Helper $26,704 
Environmental Control System Servicer $26,704 
Boiler Maintenance $44,856 
Chiller Maintenance $22,4713 

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Degrees and Transfers

If you want to get a bachelor's degree, Western Kentucky University has a completer degree with courses offered either online or in Hardin County.

Additionally, Northwood University, with a campus in Louisville, offers a transfer bachelor's degree in applied management.

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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.

Program Contact

Sandra Cameron
Engineering and Electronics Technology
Associate Professor