Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology

Associate in Science (A.S.)

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology Associate in Science (A.S.) degree at Valencia College is a two-year program that prepares you to go directly into a specialized career in electronics.
In recent years, the number of high-tech companies in Central Florida has grown exponentially, and with that growth, so has the demand for qualified electronic engineers. That’s where Valencia’s state-of-the-art Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology program comes in. Valencia’s innovative program transforms students into highly skilled technicians capable of assisting in the design, production, operation and servicing of electronics, lasers and photonics, robotics and mechatronics, and telecommunication and wireless systems.
Specializations Available:
  • Electronics
  • Laser and Photonics
  • Robotics and Mechatronics
  • Career Path to Valencia’s B.S. Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology

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Program Overview and Degree Requirements

Program Overview and Degree Requirements

Review course descriptions, important dates and deadlines and other programs details in the official college catalog.


Related Certificates

Related Certificates

Valencia's certificate programs can put you on the fast-track to reaching your career goals. They are designed to equip you with a specialized skill set for immediate employment or career advancement. Most can be completed in one year or less.

Advanced Electronics Technician (31 credits)
Basic Electronics Technician (14 credits)
Laser and Photonics Technician (12 credits)
Robotics and Mechatronics Technician (12 credits)

Alternative Ways To Earn Credit

Alternative Ways To Earn Credit

Did you know that you may already be eligible to receive college credit toward this program? Check out these opportunities:

  • Career Pathways - Receive college credit for Career Pathways credits earned in high school.
  • Industry Certifications - Receive college credit for approved Industry Certifications.
  • Technical College Programs - Receive college credit toward this program for completing an approved Orange Technical College program.

Program Length

 68 credits
  Full-time – 2 to 3 years
  Part-time – 3 to 4 years

You want to step up. We have a path to a bachelor’s.

Build on your skills and increase your opportunities for career advancement after earning your A.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology degree by continuing your education at Valencia College, and completing a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering. We encourage you to consult with a program advisor to determine the best education plan for your career goals.

Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology


Learn How To

Learn How To
  • Build, test, modify or repair electrical and electronic equipment
  • Install and repair a wide variety of optical, electro-mechanical and telecommunications equipment
  • Work with experimental electronic or industrial production equipment or instruments, including photovoltaics

Job Outlook

Job Outlook

Central Florida offers a myriad of challenging career choices in a variety of electronic areas including: manufacturing, utilities, business and computer services, telecommunications, home electronics repair, and medical equipment repair services. Competitive pressures will force companies to improve and update manufacturing facilities and product design, resulting in more jobs for engineering technicians in the future.

Potential Careers

Potential Careers
  • Electronics Technician
  • Systems or Field Technician
  • Fiber Optics Specialist
  • Laser Specialist
  • Electronics Tester
  • Telecommunication Technician or Specialist
  • Instrumentation Technician
  • Automation Control Technician


$40,000 - $45,000

Placement Rate

The average placement rate for Valencia College A.S. degree and certificate programs ranges between 90 - 95% according to the latest FETPIP data.

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Laser Technology student in Electronics Engineering Technology at Valencia College, Orlando, Florida