Harper College

Electrical Engineering Technology

Power your career

In a world of ever-increasing technology, the fast-paced field of electronics plays a significant role. Because electronics are everywhere, numerous engineers and technicians are needed in many diverse technology industries.

To effectively compete in the exciting field of electronics, a solid foundation in mathematics and science is essential. This coupled with a robust understanding of electrical laws and circuits, semiconductor devices, analog and digital electronics, wireless and industrial controls, fluid power and computer programming provide the necessary skillset for success in this vastly expanding field.

Harper College's Electronics Engineering Technology degree and certificate programs prepare you for an exciting career in the electronics industry. Our curriculum teaches you how to safely design, construct, install, operate and maintain electrical/electronic products and systems. Graduates of this program may find employment as technical sales specialists, applications engineers, engineering laboratory technicians, technical writers, manufacturing and quality control technicians, facilities and plant maintenance technicians, and customer service engineers.

Earn a career-ready degree

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree is designed to prepare you for immediate entry into this career field. Coursework in the AAS may also prepare you to transfer to a four-year college or university. To learn more, visit our Transfer Information page or see your advisor.

Earn a workforce credential

Jumpstart your career by learning new skills through a certificate program. Many of Harper's certificates are stackable to a degree program through additional coursework.

Flexible program options

Explore Electronics Engineering Technology Careers

Learn more about career outcomes for Harper's Electronics Engineering Technology degree/certificate programs. Each career profile offers a complete picture on the local job market, including salaries, open positions, top local employers and more. To learn more, visit our Electronics Engineering Technology Careers page.


Next steps

For more information about starting your college education at Harper, please contact Admissions Outreach at 847.925.6700 or fill out our request information form.

Last Updated: 4/8/24