Electronics Engineering Overview
In 2.5 years, through our year-round schedule, you can earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology with a concentration in Electronics Engineering Technology.
If you are the type of person who likes working with your hands, putting things together, and combining different systems to come up with a solution for a real life problem, then a career in Electronics Engineering could be the right choice for you. Learn to analyze and troubleshoot electronic and telecommunication systems.
Take a look around you. From the minute you wake up you are surrounded by these systems; from traditional electronic products to wireless PDAs, iPods, iPhones, iPads and so on.
In these times of emerging technologies, a skilled workforce in the electronics field has been and will continue to be in demand in maintenance and repair, installation, quality assurance, and research and development.
An Associate Degree program is also available which prepares the graduate for entry-level employment in the Electronics Engineering field.
For more information about this program and its outcomes, please see the program description in the University Catalog. Electronics Engineering Program Description
What You Can Learn in Electronics Engineering
Our Electronics Engineering program focuses on real-world application of engineering principles. Engineering technologists are usually the link between the engineers and the technicians. They work with engineers from the conception phase of a product to the final production. They assist in the design, development, testing, and production of electrical/electronic equipment and components.
The curriculum provides graduates with the education and experience needed for employment in a variety of industries in the private and public sector including:
- Computer Industry
- Homeland Security
- Aerospace Industry
- Automation and Manufacturing
The program focuses on core areas such as:
- Analog and Digital Electronics and Communications
- Data Acquisition and Control Systems
- Computer Hardware and Software
- Computer Programming and Networks
Building upon ECPI's tradition of providing an interactive and "real world" hands-on education in technology, you will:
- Use testing and measuring instruments to acquire data, analyze problems, and design a system or process.
- Identify, analyze and solve technical problems.
- Demonstrate an ability to manage engineering technology projects.
- Analyze and implement systems containing hardware and software components.
Where You Can Go in Electronics Engineering
Electronics Engineering graduates are employed in a wide spectrum of areas in positions such as:
- Engineering Consultant
- Electrical/Computer Engineering Technologist
- Industrial Engineer
- Product Engineer
- Project Manager
Future Possible Careers for This Program
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|17-3023.00||Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians|
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Time frame: July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012 Award Year 2011-12
How long will it take to complete this program?
The program is designed to take 31 months to complete.
79% of graduates from this program finish in this time.
The median time for graduates to complete this program is 26 months.
What is the total cost of this program for me?
At ECPI University, programs are competitively priced and are designed to help you achieve your goals. Through our year-round schedule, you could earn your Bachelor's degree in 2.5 years. That can give you the edge over students at other colleges who might still be attending class.
|Program Cost/Tuition Chart|
|Books & Supplies||$2,280.00|
|Tuition and Fees||$56,070.00|
Foundation course requirements can result in additional costs and increase the time to graduation. Actual cost may vary depending on actual time to graduate, and subject to any necessary tuition increases. (for all programs and schools)
Time frame: July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012 Award Year 2011-12.
What are my financing options to pay for the program?
In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, graduates used loans to finance their education. The median debt for program graduates is:
|Federal Median Loans||$10,546.00|
|Private Median Loans||$0.00|
|Institutional Median Loans||$0.00|