Explore Academic Programs - Electronics


Electronics technicians help develop, manufacture, install, test, and repair a wide range of electronic equipment for fields as diverse as medical imaging, avionics, power generation, and radar; electronics technicians are in demand.


Careers, Potential Earnings & Market Growth Rates

At Central Texas College the Computer Electronics Technician program is a two-year plan designed to provide students the knowledge and certifications necessary for them to enter the workforce as an apprentice level technician. Upon completion of the program, the student will have an A.A.S. degree, an industry accreditation from the  Electronics Technicians Association (ETA-I), an industry accreditation from the International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians (ISCET), and if skilled enough, a Class III High-Reliability Hand Soldering Certification.

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

Potential Earnings: $17.84 hourly  $37,100 annual

Market Growth Rate: Little or no change (-1  - 1%)


Computer Hardware Engineers

Potential Earnings: $55.33 hourly  $115,080 annual

Market Growth Rate: Average (5% to 9%)

Electromechnical Engineering Technicians

Potential Earnings: $29.90 hourly  $62, 190 annual 

Market Growth Rate: Slower than average (2% to 4%)


Degrees and Certificates

Upon completion of the program the student will have an A.A.S. degree, an industry accreditation from the Electronics Technicians Association (ETA-I), an industry accreditation from the International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians (ISCET), and if skilled enough, a Class III High-Reliability Hand Soldering Certification.

Delivery Mode

Associate of Applied Science

Computer Electronics

60 credit hours, two years full-time to complete.


Gainful Employment

 Computer Electronics Technology