Electronics Technology

Gain hands-on experience to launch your career in the manufacturing industry with an Electronics Technology degree from Dunwoody. With this degree, you will gain the skills and theoretical knowledge needed to design and troubleshoot circuits using the latest in electronic technology.

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Experience Electronics at Dunwoody

Work during the day? Earn a two-year Electronics Technology degree by taking evening classes at Dunwoody. This degree will provide you with the hands-on experience and theoretical knowledge needed to design and troubleshoot circuits utilizing the latest semiconductor devices; biomedical devices; microprocessors; microcontrollers; circuit design and fabrication equipment; and data acquisition devices. You can earn either a certificate or an associate’s degree in this program.

Earn your certificate:

List of certificate requirements (pdf) Gainful Employment page for Certificate option

Earn your associate’s degree:

List of program requirements & course descriptions (pdf) | email faculty

Your classes will include:
Basic electricity and electronics
Digital electronics
Microprocessors and microcontrollers
Computer programming
Programmable logic controllers (PLCs)
Communication systems
Circuit engineering

In combination with your core curriculum, you will also take Arts & Sciences courses. Through these courses, you will enhance your communication, mathematics and critical thinking skills, making you a valuable asset in the job market.

Dunwoody’s Electronics Technology program features:
A state-of-the-art Industrial Controls and PLC lab featuring the latest equipment from industry partners like Allen Bradley, Cognex, and Banner.
An advanced Electronics Lab features the latest technologies in microprocessors and microcontrollers including hardware from Motorola, Intel, and Arduino.
Award-winning student clubs and organizations like the Robotics Technology Club give students opportunities to see theoretical knowledge in action such as preparing to compete in a yearly Autonomous Snow Plow competition.

Degree Information:

Graduates earn an associate of Applied Science degree; the program takes two years (four semesters) to complete.

With your Degree:

A degree from Dunwoody gives you the hands-on education to start a successful career right after graduation.

Common career titles our students earn after graduation include: 
Electronics Technician
Bio-Medical Technician
Field Service Engineer
Calibration Technician
Programmer

Recent employers hiring graduates with an Electronics Technology degree include: 
Cypress Semiconductor
Digikey
Boston Scientific
Honeywell International, Inc.
Starkey Hearing Technologies

Program Placement Rate: 100%

Data reflects placement for AY2014-15 graduates indicating employment in their field of study within 6 months following graduation. Full data calculations are available for review during College open hours Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT at Career Services or contact careerservices@dunwoody.edu.

National Median Salary: $55,180

SOURCE: Based on May 2014 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates for the state of Minnesota published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, www.bls.gov.