What will I learn?

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology Associate in Science (A.S.) degree at Valencia College is a two-year program that prepares you to go directly into a specialized career in electronics.

In recent years, the number of high-tech companies in Central Florida has grown exponentially, and with that growth, so has the demand for qualified electronic engineers. That’s where Valencia’s state-of-the-art Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology program comes in. Valencia’s innovative program transforms students into highly skilled technicians capable of assisting in the design, production, operation and servicing of electronics, lasers and photonics, robotics and mechatronics, and telecommunication and wireless systems.

Specializations Available:

  • Electronics
  • Laser and Photonics
  • Robotics and Mechatronics
  • Career Path to Valencia’s B.S. Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology

Learn How To

Build, test, modify or repair electrical and electronic equipment

Install and repair a wide variety of optical, electro-mechanical and telecommunications equipment

Work with experimental electronic or industrial production equipment or instruments, including photovoltaics

Job Outlook

Central Florida offers a myriad of challenging career choices in a variety of electronic areas including manufacturing, utilities, business and computer services, telecommunications, home electronics repair, and medical equipment repair services. Competitive pressures will force companies to improve and update manufacturing facilities and product design, resulting in more jobs for engineering technicians in the future.

Potential Careers

  • Electronics Technician
  • Systems or Field Technician
  • Fiber Optics Specialist
  • Laser Specialist
  • Electronics Tester
  • Telecommunication Technician or Specialist
  • Instrumentation Technician
  • Automation Control Technician

Which department am I in?

Valencia College

Study options

Full Time (68 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$9,383.00 per year
USD $390.96 per credit hour. Based on rates for the 2020-2021 academic year. These rates are subject to change.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected October 2022

Start date

22 August 2022

Venue

Winter Park Campus

850 West Morse Blvd,

WINTER PARK,

Florida,

32789, United States

Full Time (68 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$9,383.00 per year
USD $390.96 per credit hour. Based on rates for the 2020-2021 academic year. These rates are subject to change.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected October 2022

Start date

22 August 2022

Venue

Lake Nona Campus

12350 Narcoossee Road,

ORLANDO,

Florida,

32832, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have the equivalent of a high school diploma in the United States.

For international students

U.S. high School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

English Language Requirements:

Official TOEFL result (minimum score 45)

Official IELTS result (minimum score 5.5)

Official LOEP result (minimum score 86 – offered at Valencia College)

Successful completion of English Composition or its equivalent (as determined by Valencia) with a grade of C or higher.

Application deadline: June/15 for fall; Oct/15 for spring.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Valencia College

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  • Awarded Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence
  • Year-round campus events
  • Opportunities to study abroad
  • New campus open in Downtown Orlando

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