Electrical Engineering Technology

Electrical Engineering Technology

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Electrical Engineering Technology is one of the fastest growing fields in the country, impacting virtually every commercial, industrial, medical and military activity. Computers, telephones, radio, television, radar and sonar are used everywhere from everyday life to space exploration.

Students who complete the requirements for this program will be awarded the Associate of Applied Science in Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology. To accommodate working students, some courses are available during the evening, and students may enroll full or part-time.

Why choose COTC?

  • Hands-on training and lab-based courses

  • The Electrical Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. (ETAC/ABET) https://www.abet.org/

  • Available Engineering Technology scholarships for incoming students

  • Curriculum includes courses designed to ground students in:

    • Custom-building and maintaining computers and computer networks
    • Installing cable & wireless data communication systems
    • Maintaining telephonic and computer networks, and security systems
    • Evaluating and testing products using measuring and diagnostic devices to adjust and repair equipment
    • Setting up, installing and operating programmable logic controllers used in manufacturing operations


COTC offers several transfer agreements with four-year colleges:

  • The Ohio State ​University​
  • Bowling Green State University
  • Ohio University
  • Miami University

Interested in joining a student organization? | Society of Engineering Technology (SET)

This organization is made up of undergraduate and graduate students whom are currently enrolled or alumni in any engineering technology field available at COTC and Ohio State Newark. SET's purpose is to raise awareness of educational & career opportunities available to a student's preferred engineering technology field. This may include the following but not limited to: ArchitecturalCivilMechanicalElectrical and Manufacturing. Advisor: Whitney Tussing



Electrical EngineerEnrollment, Graduation and Job Placement Information

The performance of the COTC Engineering Technology program is reflected through program effectiveness data. Program effectiveness data includes the program graduation data, enrollment data and job placement data. 

Enrollment Data

  • The Electrical Engineering Technology program's enrollment for Autumn 2015 was 44 students. For all of 2015-2016 enrollment was 59 students.

Graduation Data

  • The Elec trical Engineering Technology program had 5 graduates in academic year 2015-2016 .

Employment Data

  • During the ’15-’16 academic year, five individuals received a degree within Electrical Engineering Technology. Four graduates responded to the Graduate Survey. Regarding employment status, two respondents reported full-time employment and one reported part-time employment by choice. All three respondents indicated their employment was related to their field of study. The average salary range for the employed respondents was $37,000 to $39,999.