Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology

An industrial revolution...Communications equipment, robotics, medical monitoring devices, navigational equipment and other electrical and electronic equipment - a world of job opportunities is open to the technician who can develop and maintain the constantly advancing products in the electricity and electronics field.

With our Associate of Applied Science degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology, you will learn to design, develop, evaluate, test and repair the equipment in this field.

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Why choose Kent State Tuscarawas for the Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology program?

  • Complete a general electrical electronic engineering technology program which provides you with the fundamental knowledge necessary to enter employment fields while using
    Electrical/electronic student working in lab
     a hands-on approach in the laboratory courses.
  • Work with analog and digital electrical circuits and program microcontrollers and robots used in LED lighting and digital consumer products such as cell phones, laptops, cameras, etc.
  • Affordable tuition costs.
  • Flexible scheduling options include evening and distance learning classes.
  • Participate in an active IEEE student chapter.
  • ABET accredited degree.
  • All credit hours earned in the Associate of Applied Science degree program in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology count toward the Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Technology, Electrical/Electronics concentration. 

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the program typically are employed as engineering technicians. Employment opportunities for electrical electronic engineering technology graduates are diverse, plentiful and are in high demand. This degree prepares you for positions both locally and nationally related to:

  • professional associates or aides to engineers and scientists in design, drafting and testing
  • laboratory and field testing
  • general hardware installation, calibration and maintenance
  • data gathering, evaluation and instrumentation calibration
  • technicians and sales representatives
  • technical writers in development of specifications or trade manuals

Graduates of our two-year associate degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology program are likely to enter the workforce with position titles such as:

  • Automaton Engineer 
  • Clinical Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
Electrical student working in the electronics lab

Graduates of engineering technology programs normally work within the engineering team in applied design, project management, product development, testing, manufacturing, production or operations. They may also work in technical services including field engineering, marketing or sales. The Kent State Tuscarawas faculty have considerable industrial experience in their respective fields of specialization, in addition to their academic preparation at the advanced degree level.

Our AAS Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology program graduates have gotten jobs with such companies as:

  • Allied Machine and Engineering Corp., Dover, OH
  • Aultman Hospital, Canton OH
  • Basic Systems, Cambridge, OH
  • Combi Packaging, Canton, OH

Local Job Opportunities 

Accreditation

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology offered at Kent State Tuscarawas has been accredited since 1978 by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, ABET.org.

Consistent with ABET’s Engineering Accreditation Commission guidelines, the following is a list of Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) attained by our graduates:

  1. Apply engineering technology knowledge and design skills to solve technical problems within the specialized field of Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology.
  2. Utilize effective communication, team and project management skills to work productively and contribute to their professions.
  3. Value personal attitudes that help one become a contributing member to society, including: initiative, responsibility, a commitment to professional ethics,  and the desire to continue to learn and grow professionally.

The Engineering Technology program has an established set of outcomes for each of its programs that describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time they graduate. The Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology program learning outcomes are as follows:
Graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge, techniques and skills of mathematics, science and modern engineering tools to solve electrical and electronic engineering technology problems that require limited application of principles but extensive practical knowledge.
  2. Ability to use modern engineering tools and techniques to design solutions for well- defined electrical electronic engineering technology problems and assist with design of systems, components or processes.
  3. Demonstrate effective oral, graphic and written communication in both technical and non-technical environments, and proficiently use technical reference material.
  4. Conduct standard tests, measurements, and critically analyze and interpret data particularly in the electrical and electronic engineering technology field
  5. Function effectively as a member of a technical team.
  6. Understand and commit to address professional engineering and ethical responsibilities, including respect for diversity.

The 2016-2019 enrollment data for Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology degree is below: 

2016 2017 2018 2019
31 38 28 13

The following chart lists the number of graduates from 2016-2019. 

AAS EEET Graduates 2016-2019

Engineering Technology Department 

NEED MORE INFORMATION?

Paul Dykshoorn, Engineering Technology Director, 330-308-7475 | pdykshoo@kent.edu 

Amy Bowers, Engineering Technology Administrative Assistant,

330-308-7457 | abowers5@kent.edu