Electronics and Computer Technology

Online Degrees in Electronics and Computer Technology

Degree programs in Electronics and Computer Technology are designed to boost students' skills in the field and move them ahead in their careers. Starting with foundational courses in IT & Engineering and Computer Science, most programs then move into a specialization in Electronics and Computer Technology.

Electronics and Technology Career Outlook

Job opportunities for people with Electronics and Technology degrees are growing steadily, and with an increased use of technology in every area of the business world, people with Electronics and Technology degrees are in high demand. People with Electronics and Technology degrees work as:

  • computer programmers
  • computer systems analysts
  • HVACR technicians
  • software developers
  • software publishers
  • electronics engineers
  • electricians

Electronics and Technology Salary Information

Average earnings for people with Electronics and Technology degrees range between $30,000 and $80,000 per year. Advancement opportunities are excellent as long as candidates participate in continuing education to keep up with the latest innovations. Many people with Electronics and Technology degrees open their own consulting, electrical or HVACR businesses, or are promoted to top management positions.

Electronics and Technology Required Job Skills and Knowledge

Degrees can be completed within six months to four years, depending upon your area of interest. Employers hire candidates who have experience designing, developing, testing and manufacturing equipment related to their industry. Employers also prefer candidates with strong interpersonal and communication skills. An internship or work experience, especially in the Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration industry, is important.

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