Electronics Engineering Technology Careers Overview
There is great demand for individuals who can apply electronics technology to design and implement hardware-based systems solutions. At DeVry University, you'll develop these advanced electronics engineering skills with the tools and techniques currently used in the industry. This includes industry-standard workstations and virtual instrumentation technologies. At some locations, students can build and test circuits at home using electronic design automation software on their personal computer. Upon graduation, you'll have the specialized knowledge and skills needed to work as a consultant or on staff for a prestigious firm. Your work can optimize the performance of a particular company or create a revolutionary new use for electronics engineering technology.
Areas of Opportunity
When you earn your bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering Technology from DeVry University, you'll be equipped for a specialized career in a wide variety of industries. Here are some of the specific careers in electronics engineering technology you could pursue:
- Test Engineer: Work to ensure that systems are maintained to the proper operating conditions. This involves troubleshooting systems to determine any problems and developing solutions.
- Computer Systems Analyst: In this consultant-type career, you'll analyze a company's current computer system and advise the firm on what type of system will better serve its needs.
- Integration Engineer: Bring various technologies together to create an efficient, well-running system. Work for a wide range of companies such as cell phone manufacturers, computer hardware and software firms, and consumer electronics companies.
Electronics engineering technology career opportunities are available in a variety of industries, including:
- Consumer products
DeVry University graduates in Electronics Engineering Technology will be prepared for careers in areas such as:
- Product development and support
- Research and development
- Quality assurance
- Computer-integrated manufacturing
- Telecommunications and wireless systems development and support
- Biomedical instrumentation
- Test engineering
- Technical documentation
- Applications engineering
- Field engineering/service
- Technical sales/marketing
For related career paths, see all degree programs offered by the College of Engineering & Information Sciences.