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Electronics Technician


The technical curriculum of this program will take place at Erie Institute of Technology (EIT) in Erie, Pa. The technical curriculum will account for 28 to a maximum of 30 credits. In addition to the technical curriculum, students will complete 35 credits of core curriculum courses to complete the requirements of the Associate of Applied Science degree from Clarion University.

Electronic devices make our high-tech world possible. However, the level of technical expertise needed to install, troubleshoot, and maintain this equipment has increased beyond the scope of the average individual.

If you are the kind of person who loves hooking things up or fixing things, the Electronics Technician Program will give you the background you need for electronic installation, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance.With the core of basic theory, as well as analog and digital devices, the program also paves the way for other specialized electronics training at EIT: You could go on to specialize in biomedical equipment technology, or industrial automation and robotics technology.

Employment Opportunities

  • Electronic Technician

  • Electronic Test Technician

  • Customer Service Technician

  • Cable Television Technician

  • Communications Technician

  • Electronic Equipment Repairer

  • Electronic Equipment Installer

  • Production Test Technician

Job Outlook

Job opportunities should be best for applicants with an associate's degree in electronics, certification, and related experience. In addition to employment growth, the need to replace workers who transfer to other occupations or leave the labor force will result in some job openings.

Experienced repairers with advanced training may become specialists or troubleshooters who assist other repairers diagnose difficult problems. Workers with leadership skills may become supervisors of other repairers. Some experienced electrical workers open their own repair shops.

Curriculum Highlights

  • Electronic Installation

  • Troubleshooting

  • Repair & Maintenance

  • Basic Theory

  • Analog & Digital Devices

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