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Electrical Engineering Technology - A.A.S.

Electrical engineering technicians help design, develop, test, and manufacture electrical and electronic equipment. They may work in product evaluation and testing, using measuring and diagnostic devices to adjust, test, and repair equipment. Electrical and electronic engineering technology is also applied to a wide variety of systems such as communications and process controls.

Placement Rates

Employment statistics are from the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2016-2026 Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Our students get hands-on experience with programmable controllers, motors, generators, power systems, and computer interfaces. During the senior year, they integrate laptop computers into all of their major courses to enhance their employability upon graduation.

A students showcases his electrical senior drone project.

The curriculum is designed to allow students the ability to investigate the theories of electricity with practical experience in electrical, electronic, and computer automated control systems.

This respected and demanding field prepares students for a diverse array of employment opportunities or continuing education after completion.

Study Abroad Opportunities

SUNY Canton and Vaal University of Technology in South Africa have established a bilateral faculty and student exchange agreement to promote the development of joint studies, teaching, research and training activities, and other educational programs of mutual interest.

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The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) student branch at SUNY Canton are involved in educational and professional activities such as regional conferences and field trips to industry and Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

David Hartle works with a student on his electrical project.

This program requires the student to purchase REQUIRED TOOLS for the Digital Fundamentals & Systems course (ELEC 166) and the Electric Circuits course/Lab (ELEC 101/109).

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The Electrical Engineering Technology program is Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org.

Contact Address:
415 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 347-7700

» Program Description

Electrical Engineering Technology
Stephen Frempong, Ph.D.
Department Chair

Fall Enrollment Trends

  FT PT Total
2020 13 1 14
2019 17 0 17
2018 19 0 19
2017 15 0 15
2016 28 1 29

Graduation Rate Trends*

Cohort Entering Cohort Size %
Fall 2017 1 100%
Fall 2016 4 100%
Fall 2015 10 80%
Fall 2014 5 40%
Fall 2013 8 38%

*Graduate rates are based on first-time, full-time, degree-seeking freshmen entering in fall and graduating within 150% of time.

Degrees Conferred

2019-20 6
2018-19 4
2017-18 11
2016-17 18
2015-16 9