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Electrical Engineering Technology Transfer emphasis - Associate Degree

As an Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) transfer track graduate, you're skilled in testing, maintaining, and troubleshooting electrical and electronic devices found in machinery, computers, and communication. Typical careers for program grads include electrical/electronic development technician, electrical/electronic maintenance technician, electrical test technician, electrical/electronics technician, and field service technician. You may also choose to further your education by pursuing a four-year degree. The EET - Transfer Track program allows graduates to transfer to a four-year bachelor's degree programs in electrical engineering or electrical engineering technology.

Program Code: 106621T
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Program Costs & Financial Aid

Tuition: $11,495, Books: $1,308, Supplies: $0

Total Approximate Costs
$12,803

This program is fully eligible for financial aid.

Estimates based on in-state residency. Learn more about tuition and fees.

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Ask your advisor about 2+2 transfer opportunities.

Delivery

  • Day
  • Evening
  • Full-time
  • Part-time

How do I get started in this program?

Requirements for Program Entry

  • Completed application.
  • High school transcript or equivalent. (For a list of equivalents, go to www.nwtc.edu/gettingstarted.)
  • To be admitted to this program, learners must achieve a prior cumulative high school or college grade point average of 2.6 or higher OR a satisfactory academic skills assessment score. College grade point average must be based on 15 credits or more. To learn more about starting this program, please contact an academic advisor at (920) 498-5444 or (888) 385-6982.
  • When applying to this associate degree, students should submit the application directly to the General Track or the Transfer Track. The first semester is identical for each track. Students will have the opportunity to change their track prior to the second semester, where track-specific courses are introduced.

What will I learn?

Curriculum

Students following the study plan below will complete the Electrical Engineering Technology associate degree -transfer emphasis in the number of semesters shown.

Summer Before Third Semester

Semester Total 6
Total Credits 69
  • Curriculum Note: Students must earn a grade of C or better in 10-801-136, English Composition to enroll in 10-801-197, Technical Reporting.

What careers are in my future?

100%

Graduate Employment

with 100% in field

$65,000.00

Median Starting Salary

Source: NWTC 2019 Grad Outcome Survey

Employment Potential

A graduate of this program will have the potential for employment in the following areas:

  • Electrical/Electronic Development Technician: assists engineers in the design and development of experimental and prototype equipment and products.
  • Electrical/Electronic Maintenance Technician: services and programs in-plant automatic control equipment, computers, robots, and other equipment.
  • Electrical Test Technician: tests, troubleshoots, and inspects electrical/electronic products (quality control testing).
  • Electrical/Electronics Technician: maintains equipment including motor controllers, cables, communication equipment, computers, security systems, CNC equipment, programmable controllers, robots, and automatic production equipment; works with engineers in building breadboard and prototype devices; and evaluates and tests electronic devices and systems.
  • Field Service Technician: services and overhauls equipment in the customer’s facility; works with sales personnel; and demonstrates new equipment to potential customers.

Employment opportunities with additional education

  • Computer Field Service Supervisor
  • Electrical/Electronics Production Superintendent
  • Electrical/Electronics Maintenance Supervisor
  • Field Service Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer

What's next after graduation?

Start here. Finish at a four-year.

NWTC transfer programs are offered through collaborative agreements with our four-year college and university partners. See where your associate degree credits will transfer.

What else do I need to know about the program?

Study Abroad Opportunities

The International Programs staff continually seeks opportunities for students to travel abroad for educational experiences that may be offered in association with program courses. To find out more about which of your program courses may offer an opportunity during this academic year, contact your academic advisor or visit nwtc.edu/studyabroad.

Online

Classes wherever you have an internet connection. 

  • An in-person career experience, such as an internship, practicum, or credit for prior learning, may be required.
  • Some online courses may be held at specific dates/times.
Day
Classes between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Evening
Classes between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
Weekend
A combination of online classes and Saturday and/or Sunday classes.
Full-time
12 or more credits per term.
Part-time
Fewer than 12 credits per term.