Electrical Engineering Technology (AE)

Systems as different as computers, cell phones, smart grids, and wind turbines all employ similar tech. With a degree in Electrical Engineering Technology you will understand the concepts behind these systems and many others. Our labs have the instruments, power supplies, and controllers used widely in the industry.

Engineering technicians are an important piece of the puzzle. They work in research, development, design, production, or manufacturing of complex electrical, electronic, or electromechanical products. Testing, quality control, marketing, installation, and customer service are among the jobs available.

Like a challenge? Classes are scheduled for students to get a dual major in Computer Engineering Technology or Mechanical Engineering Technology. With a two-year associate degree in Electrical Engineering Technology, you can go the extra mile by pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electromechanical Engineering, or Business Technology & Management.

The ABET-ETAC program educational objectives and student outcomes are listed on the Curriculum page.

A student with an Associate of Engineering in Electrical Engineering Technology will be able to:

  1. Apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline
  2. Design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to the discipline
  3. Apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-defined technical and non-technical environments and identify and use appropriate technical literature
  4. Conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments related to the discipline and analyze and interpret the results
  5. Function effectively as a member of a technical team

Educational objectives that are demonstrated during their workforce careers include:

  • Professional skills: be immediately employable and productive in the workplace
  • Engineering management skills: possess qualifications for positions of responsibility based on knowledge of necessary skills
  • Engineering skills: demonstrate knowledge in both theory and application
  • Innovation skills: engage in lifelong learning and adapt to new and emerging technologies; continue their formal education

The program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Program enrollment and graduation count.

 

Careers in Electrical Engineering Technology

Placement Rate
100%
Vermont Tech
VS
%
National

Vermont Tech data: 6 Month Outcome Survey, Class of 2018. National Data: National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) First Destinations for the College Class of 2017 (October 2018)

Jobs
7%
Electrical Engineers
Job projections
7%
All Occupations Avg.

Electrical and Electronics Engineers working in the US (source: BLS). National data: Job openings for all occupations (source: BLS)


Median Pay
$0
$0
National

2017 Median Pay (Electrical & Electronics Engineers) vs. National Median for All occupations (2017), Source: BLS

Vermont Tech data: 6 Month Outcome Survey, Class of '12-'16
  • IBM GLOBAL FOUNDRIES
  • Collins Aerospace Nanya Technology Corporation
  • Hallam-ICS Husky Injection Molding
  • Catamount R&D N.E. Wire Technologies
  • Instrumart Benoit Electric
  • IBM Schiring Radiographic Imaging
  • US. Army Oryza Group
  • Nuflare Technology Green Mountain Power
  • Optical Test & Fault Isolation Design Engineer
  • ESD Lab Technician Maintenance Technician
  • Equipment Technician Engineering Technician
  • Physical Design Engineer Instrument Technician
  • Electrical Engineer Technician Application Engineer
  • Operator Field Engineer
  • Assembly Technician

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15Nov
Vermont Tech is pleased to announce that the college ranks first in the state for return on investment, according to a national report published yesterday. The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce just released their First Try at ROI: Ranking 4,500 Colleges report, which is... Read More
12Sep
Vermont Tech is pleased to announce that the college has been ranked 19th among the Best Northeast Regional Colleges for 2019 in the annual best college rankings published by U.S. News & World Report. The college has risen in two important categories this year, in both the public college... Read More
17Jul
Technical education is alive and well in America and a growing number of students are learning skilled trades by ‘doing’. These hands-on experiences are leading to high-paying careers in many different fields. For those that want to showcase their technical aptitude before they enter a career,... Read More

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