Electronic & Computer Engineering Technology - CET | Western Technical College

Electronic & Computer Engineering Technology - CET

Associate of Applied Science

Program Number: 

106632 CET


Financial Aid Eligible

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Turn your talents into an exciting career with a degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET). In this program, you will study the basics of electronic circuits and devices, technical math, physics, computer language, communication systems, data acquisition, and networking. A combination of classroom study and hands-on lab work leads to a final capstone project in which you will design and complete a project that includes hardware and software components as well as industry-related documentation.

Upon completion of this associate's degree, you can land a lucrative career in a high-tech field. You can also choose to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering at the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE), a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering at UW-La Crosse, or other available transfer options.

Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Electronic & Computer Engineering Technology - CET

This program will cost about $10,700* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, visit the Tuition Page.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Graduation Employment Stats

Graduation Employment Stats

Western conducts a follow-up survey of all grads six months after graduation to find out if they are employed in a job related to their program, how much they are making, and where they are employed.

Survey information is not currently available for this program. Please contact an Admissions Coach or call 606-785-9200 for more information.

Career Opportunities

Test Technician/Engineer
Field Service Technician
Electronics Technician
Engineering Assistant
Design Engineer
Embedded Systems Technician

Program Outcomes

  • Living responsibly
  • Refining professionalism
  • Cultivating passion

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

$30 Application Fee
High School Transcript or GED/HSED

Program Requirements

Western Technical College uses ACCUPLACER, a computer-based, online assessment that measures your abilities in reading, sentence skills, and arithmetic. This information will be used to place you in courses that best fit your academic goals. Based on your scores, you may need to take additional general studies course(s) along with the general studies courses required for your program.

Several options for waiving the ACCUPLACER test are available; view the waivers here.

Learn more about placement tests and how they are used at Western: Placement Testing.

Transfer Agreements

Milwaukee School of Engineering
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

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