EEET Associate's Degree at the University of Akron

Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree

Electrical and electronic engineering technology is at the heart of most modern equipment, from cell phones and computers to power generation and manufacturing facilities. Our program embraces laboratory-based learning methods that will help prepare students for a career that embraces the newest technologies and their uses.

Graduates of our associate’s degree program may choose to continue on to our bachelor’s program here at The University of Akron or pursue a career in industry. They work in a wide range of exciting careers including power distribution, industrial controls, electronics, and technical management.

Program Highlights

  • Break new ground in electronics and electrical technology.
  • Work along faculty who are seasoned professionals and expert practitioners in their areas of expertise.
  • Nationally ranked design teams — create real resume building experience while you make friends and travel.
  • Grow your professional network through student chapters of professional organizations like the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and others.

Admission Requirements

All students who meet the minimum requirements for admittance into The University of Akron and intend to major in electrical engineering are accepted into the College.

If you are coming directly from high school, your high school records determine which first semester classes are right for you.

Career Opportunities

Our graduates fill a variety of technician, technologist and engineering positions throughout the electrical and electronic industries. We have placed graduates at FirstEnergy, Bosch, American Electric Power, Ward Jet, and Timken Steel to name a few.

For more information

Direct questions to:

Dr. Joan Carletta
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Dr. Andrew E. Milks, P.E.
Professor, Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technology Dept/Program