Electrical Engineering Technology
70-credit Associate of Applied Science Degree
Program Code 10-662-1
Electrical engineering technologists' work involves the design, development, production, testing, manufacturing and repair of electronic and electrical equipment. In this calculus-based program, gain skills necessary to apply knowledge of electrical theory to numerous settings, including research and development, manufacturing, field service engineering among others.
How Long It Will Take
Depending on course load, full-time students could complete this program in two years.
You can begin this program in the fall or spring semester; however, some core courses may only be offered in the fall semester.
How This Program Is Offered
This is offered on campus in a traditional classroom/lab setting.
What Makes This Program Unique
- Find excellent employment opportunities in industries such as electronics, medical, industrial controls, avionics, telecommunications, manufacturing, electrical power, automotive and others.
- The Electronics Technology Club provides further exposure to the electronics industry.
- Articulation agreements with four-year universities can provide substantial cost savings.
For the courses you’ll take, semester sequence, pathways and course descriptions, view the program catalog page.
You may have the opportunity to obtain credit for the college-level skills and knowledge you've already acquired. Learn more about credit for prior learning.
How To Apply
- Apply online and pay the $30 application fee.
- Submit official high school transcript.
- Complete placement assessment (Reading and Writing).
- Complete ALEKS Math Placement Exam.
- Attend a Program Advising Session.
Deadlines To Know*
Fall 2019 Start
- Submit application by July 15, 2019
- Complete checklist items by August 12, 2019
Spring 2020 Start
- Submit application by November 18, 2019
- Complete checklist items by January 13, 2020
* Application deadlines are subject to change based on program demand.
Financial Aid Eligibility
As a program student, you are eligible to receive:
- Financial aid loans
- Other forms of assistance
Learn more about financial aid.
The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors, including where you live, how your program is delivered, how long it takes to finish your program and the financial aid you receive.
Learn more about tuition and fees.
$42,000 – $65,000 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.
If you enjoy science, technology, engineering and math principles, are a practical, problem solver and have an interest in translating engineering drawings and diagrams, this career path may be for you. The role of an electrical engineering technician is application based, and technicians work closely with engineers and scientists.
- Electrical Engineering Technologist
- Engineering Assistant
- Electrical Technician
- Electronics Repair Technician
- Technical Support Representative
Whether you're a high school student interested in earning college credits or a college student interested in transferring to a four-year university after graduation, our dual-enrollment and transfer-credit agreements will help you take the next step in your education and career.
High School Dual Credits
Dual enrollment offers high school juniors and seniors an opportunity to get a head start in high-demand fields through earning college credits. Learn about the credit options.
Transfer Opportunities After WCTC
WCTC has credit transfer agreements with many four-year institutions that allow our degree graduates to transfer credits into a baccalaureate program, often at junior-level standing.
|College||Program Name||Credit Awards|
|Colorado State University-Global Campus||Any Bachelors Degree||up to 64, 10% tuition discount|
|Concordia University - Wisconsin||Any Bachelors||Up to 84|
|Franklin University||Any Bachelors Degree||Junior Standing|
|Lakeland University||Any Bachelors Degree||Junior Standing|
|Mount Mary University||Bachelor Degree||Junior Standing|
|Ottawa University||Bachelor of Arts or Sciences||up to 80, and 35%+ tuition discount for WCTC grads|
|Purdue Global||Any Bachelors||credits vary, 20% tuition discount|
|UW-Green Bay||Organizational Leadership - Bachelor of Applied Studies||Block of 60 credits|
|UW-Oshkosh||BS Leadership and Organizational Studies||credits vary, 100% online|
|UW-Stout||BS Management (100% online)||up to 60|
|UW-Stout||BS Career, Technical Education & Training (100% online)||up to 60|
|Wisconsin Lutheran College||Bachelor of Science in Business Management & Leadership||50-70|
- Contact the school to which you'd like to transfer to make sure you understand its transfer policy.
- Talk to your WCTC program advisor about your intent to transfer so he/she can help you plan.
- If you're transferring within the University of Wisconsin (UW) System, contact your desired institution about its transfer policy and visit the UW System's transfer resource page.