Electronic & Computer Engineering Technology - CET | Western Technical College

Electronic & Computer Engineering Technology - CET

Associate of Applied Science

Program Number: 

106632 CET


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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.

*Please note that the delivery method for courses may change as the COVID-19 situation proceeds. Our goal is to ensure that teaching and learning happens in a safe environment. We will communicate updates as quickly as possible.

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

Electronic & Computer Engineering Technology - CET 2018-2019 Graduation Employment Stats

Graduates Responding3
Employed in Related Occupation0
Employed in Non-related Occupations0
Seeking Employment0
Continuing Education3
Not in Labor Market3

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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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