Electronic Systems Technology

Electronic Systems Technology

Degree Type

60-credit Associate of Applied Science Degree

Program Code

10-663-4

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.

Deadlines To Know*

Fall 2024 Start

  • Application Opens: September 1, 2023
  • Application Deadline: August 5, 2024

Spring 2024 Start

  • Application Opens: April 1, 2023
  • Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

Summer 2024 Start

  • This program cannot be started in summer.

* Submit all checklist items by the application deadline. Apply early; deadlines are subject to change based on program demand.

Tuition Costs

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. Explore current tuition and fees.

Additional Estimated Costs

  • Any PC with at least 8GB memory
  • Power Supply Kit: $64
  • Electronic Devices Kit: $31

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 admissions@wctc.edu.

Questions on the application process? Visit the Admissions page or contact an Enrollment Counselor.

 

Program Details

Questions? We'd love to help! Connect with our Enrollment team by filling out our online form or by email at enroll@wctc.edu.

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

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

$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.

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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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.

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