Electronics Engineering Technology

Associate in Science (A.S.)

The Electronics 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 Electronics 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
  • Telecommunication and Wireless


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


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PROGRAM DETAILS

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.

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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:

  • Industry Certifications – Receive college credit for approved Industry Certifications
  • Tech Center Programs – Receive college credit for completing an approved OCPS Tech Center program
  • Career Pathways – Receive college credit for Career Pathways credits earned in high school


Program Length

 68 credits

  Full-time – 2 to 3 years

  Part-time – 3 to 4 years



CAREER OUTLOOK

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


Gainful Employment

This program is designed to lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit Valencia’s Gainful Employment website.


AVERAGE SALARY RANGE
$40,000 – $45,000


Average Placement Rate

Valencia’s A.S. Degree and Certificate programs placement rate ranges between 90% – 95%.


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For general enrollment questions, assistance is available on a walk-in basis at the Answer Center or contact Enrollment Services.
407-582-1507
 enroll@valenciacollege.edu

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