Explore Academic Programs - Electronics


Sophisticated electronic devices are found in all areas of our life. Business and government rely on complex electronic systems to provide reliable goods and services to users. If you are detail oriented, enjoy solving problems and learning in an evolving field, electronics is for you. Like to work indoors? Outdoors? This field is for you. Areas of specialization include, but aren’t limited to, aviation electronics, calibration, communication systems, computers, medical technology, industrial automation, and transportation. 


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.

Electrical and Electronics Repairer

Potential Earnings: $54,640 annually

Market Growth Rate: -1  - 1%)


Computer-User Support Specialist

Potential Earnings: $47,610 annually

Market Growth Rate: 9 - 13%

Electromechnical Technician

Potential Earnings: $53,070 annually

Market Growth Rate: -1 - 1% 


Degrees and Certificates

One associate degree and three certificates are available.

Delivery Mode

Associate of Applied Science

Electronics Engineering Technology

60 credit hours, two years full time

Certificate of Completion

Computer Maintenance Technician

23 credit hours, one year full time

Certificate of Completion

Electronics Instrument Technician

26 credit hours, one year full time

Certificate of Completion

Entry Level Electronics Technician

16 credit hours, one year part time


Gainful Employment

 Computer Electronics Technology