Online Associate Degrees in Electronics Engineering

An online associate degree in electronic engineering may provide skills and training in computer design and networking. In this two-year program, students may learn how to design basic circuitry, maintain electronic components, and maintain testing data on electronic equipment. Program coursework may include general education courses alongside major-specific coursework including wireless security, networking, and computer configuration.

Upon completion of the program, students may either seek entry-level employment or enter a baccalaureate degree program. Associate-level graduates may gain employment in manufacturing, aerospace, automation, and government programs.

Program Overview

  • Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED
  • Program Length: Two years to complete
  • Post-Grad Options: Entry-Level Employment or Bachelor’s Program
  • Projected Employment Growth: 2% (2010-2020)*

Program Coursework

The curriculum for associate-level electronics engineering degree programs may integrate general education requirements and major coursework. These classes may teach students how to configure wireless local area networks, install networks using routers, and troubleshoot systems to repair problems. Core electronics engineering classes may include the following:

  • Computer Configuration
  • Data Communications and Networking
  • Wireless Security
  • Logic and Design
  • Networking
  • Industrial Applications
  • Fiber Optic Communication

Career Options

Associate-level graduates may seek employment opportunities in automation, computer technology, homeland security, aerospace, and manufacturing. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, electrical and electronics engineering technician employment is projected to increase by 2% from 2010-2020.*

Possible careers include:

  • Electronic Engineering Technician
  • Fiber Optics Technician
  • Wireless Network Administrator
  • Safety System Technician
  • Radiotelephone Operator

Continuing Education

Those who successfully complete an associate degree program may wish to continue their education by transferring to a four-year degree program. A bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering may provide students with an advanced understanding of microprocessor design, circuit design, and signal processing.

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook

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