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Electronic Systems Technology

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Degree Type
60-credit Associate of Applied Science Degree

Program Code

Time to Degree
2 years

Start Date
August / January

How You'll Learn

  • On Campus

Develop the skills needed to design, fabricate, test, troubleshoot and repair electronic systems. Gain hands-on skills with microcontrollers, communications, data acquisition, electronic assembly, motors and controls, programmable logic controllers and mechanical repair. Learn to effectively use hand tools and electronic test equipment.

How To Apply

  • Apply online and pay the $30 application fee.
  • Submit a copy of one of the following to demonstrate your reading, writing and math skills:
    • High school GPA of 2.60 or above. Transcript must include completed coursework through the 11th grade.*
    • ACT, ACCUPLACER® or GED - 2014 Series (165 or higher).*
    • Prior college coursework may meet this requirement in whole or in part. Courses must be in the specific area(s), and you must have earned a grade of C or better (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) in the courses.*
    • If none of the above apply, sign up for the ACCUPLACER® placement test.

*Unofficial copies of these documents can be sent to

Questions on the application process? Visit the Admissions page or contact an enrollment counselor.

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Contact Us

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Potential Careers

If you enjoy a technical challenge, are an analytical problem solver and like to work with your hands, a job in electronics may be right for you. Those working in this field install, troubleshoot and repair equipment and systems with electronic, mechanical and electromechanical components.

  • Electronics Technician
  • Electronics Repair Technician
  • Field Services Coordinator
  • Technical Support Representative
  • Technical Sales Person
High School Eligibility

This program is open to qualified high school applicants. Learn more >

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Career Salaries

$49,800 – $78,900 annually

Salary range estimates based on wages for related occupations in Waukesha County as reported by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI). Individual wages may vary based on experience, industry, location and specific job requirements.

Check the WCTC Graduate Success Report to view our graduates’ entry wages.

Financial Aid

As a program student, you are eligible to receive:

  • Financial aid loans
  • Scholarships
  • Other forms of assistance

Learn more about financial aid.

What Makes This Program Unique

  1. Program curriculum is reviewed by a team of industry leaders ensuring that students are properly prepared to enter today’s workforce.
  2. Explore electronics, automation and mechanical principles through a balanced curriculum.
  3. Use a wide variety of electronic test and measurement equipment, software and hand tools used in the industry.

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