If so, Anne Arundel Community College’s Electronics Engineering Technology program might be a perfect fit. Our Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree or certificate will prepare you for employment in a wide array of local industries. From defense to communication to biomedical and more, your acquired skill set will prepare you to assemble, install, maintain, calibrate and troubleshoot high-tech electronic equipment. In addition, the degree can be completed in two years right here in Arnold. Did we mention you DO NOT have to take calculus? And if that were not enough, you will also be supported by faculty who really care about you, all the way from recruitment through degree completion and into your new job.
AACC offers the following Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees. The state of Maryland refers to the A.A.S. as a career degree, because it's intended to provide you with skills to enter the workforce. In some cases, AACC has entered into transfer agreements that allow these degrees to transfer to select colleges. A list of active agreements may be found on this website. You can also learn more about transferring from AACC to continue your education.
You’ll get in-depth training in all of the skills necessary to become an electronics technician. You’ll learn about electronic hardware and assembly techniques, semiconductors and multiple types of circuits, with the ability to study telecommunications, microcomputers, fiber optic communications and more, according to your interests. By the time you finish, you’ll be well prepared to start your career.
The following certificate prepares students for employment, and feeds into the A.A.S. degree, if so desired:
You’ll learn about electronic hardware and assembly techniques, semiconductors and multiple types of circuits. By the time you finish, you will have achieved basic competence in electronics and be ready to enter the workforce. If you’re already working in the electronics industry, you’ll be able to upgrade your skills and receive formal recognition for your expertise.
If you're interested in earning a four-year degree and want to study this subject, Transfer Studies may be your solution. This distinctive degree is designed to let you choose an area of concentration (or major), while completing your state of Maryland general education requirements.
The Transfer Studies, A.A. allows you to explore different subjects or concentrate on a specific course plan that will best meet your in-state (and even some out-of-state) transfer goals. If you hope to transfer to a specific program or school, one of our advisors can help structure your AACC studies specifically for that purpose. The result? You get a well-rounded associate degree preparing you for further studies and successful career.
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As an electronic technician, you’ll be able to choose from a variety of exciting and interesting career paths—anything that involves a circuit board! Our graduates do testing, calibration, assembly and troubleshooting for the home automation industry, gaming institutions, government contractors and more. For outlook information about specific careers, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook.