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About the Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology at TROY

Do you have a passion for electronics and understanding how they work? Learn how to design, build, test, and improve electronic systems and devices in Troy University’s Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology program. In this unique program, you’ll learn the theoretical foundations of electronics engineering and conduct modern laboratory experiments in the areas of electronic circuits, devices, robotics and automation. With an electronics engineering technology degree from TROY, you’ll be positioned to innovate within the field and engage in lifelong learning to grow continuously in your career.

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“Coming from a small town, I struggled at the beginning of my college journey, but with the help and encouragement of my classmates and professors at TROY, I was able to push through. I gained a ton of experience in my various internships, including as Test Engineer and RF Engineer at Johnson Outdoors and AI and Enterprise Electronics Corporation, which I will always be grateful for. The people at both places will always have a place in my heart. The four years at TROY challenged me mentally and academically, but more than anything, it tested me spiritually. My Christian faith helped me through my college career, and now I'm a graduate of TROY. I would like to thank all the TROY faculty for the countless hours they put into helping me reach a point in my life I never thought I'd see.”
Antonio Tre'vion Edwards | Recruiting and Retention NCO, Alabama Army National Guard | 2023 graduate, Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology

Hands-On Preparation for Electronics Engineering Technology

From labs and simulations to internships, TROY’s electronics engineering technology program offers numerous opportunities to apply and test classroom concepts. Our electronics engineering courses use both computational tools and experiments to simulate what you’ll encounter in the real world. For example, you’ll have the opportunity to build and implement a microcontroller, use CAD software and test digital circuits. You’ll also be able to apply course concepts in an internship in biotechnology, government or business.

Find Electronics Engineering Technology Careers in Countless Settings

In TROY’s electronics engineering technology program, you’ll develop unique, hands-on skills applicable to numerous contexts, including manufacturing, communication, aerospace, automation and medicine. With a bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering technology from TROY, you can work in the development, testing, and production of circuit boards for automation equipment, wireless phones, medical equipment, control systems and many other devices.
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Electronics Engineering Technology Courses and Program Curriculum

The electronics engineering program curriculum focuses on foundational aspects of the field to prepare you to enter the electronics hardware industry. While courses may vary from year to year, some of the electronics engineering technology courses you’ll take include:
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TROY Electronics Engineering Technology Program Locations

TROY’s electronics engineering technology program is offered in person at the main campus. For more information about program availability and delivery options, call 1-800-414-5756.

Learn Electronics Engineering Technology from the Best

At TROY, you’ll learn engineering from experts in electronics engineering committed to your success. Our program features small class sizes, with an average student-to-faculty ratio of 8:1. This format allows direct, one-on-one interaction with faculty members. It also ensures your professors can track your progress and provide personal guidance for your future career path and goals.

You’ll also benefit from industry connections and internship opportunities at some of the country’s leading companies and laboratories. Previous student internship locations have included Lockheed Martin, Johnson Outdoors, Brundidge Electronics and the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory.

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Electronics Engineering Technology Careers

Upon graduation, you’ll have the background to become an electronics engineer or technician in numerous contexts, including communications, manufacturing, navigation, electronic components design, and research and development.

Faculty Profiles

Dr. Raj K Vinnakota

Dr. Raj K Vinnakota

Dr. Vinnakota is an Assistant Professor and electronics engineering technology degree program coordinator. His research interests include novel optoelectronic devices, metal and semiconductor-based plasmonics and enhanced light-matter interactions, nanophotonics and heat transfer.
Dr. Sai Radavaram

Dr. Sai Radavaram

Dr. Radavaram is a lecturer in the electronics engineering technology degree program. His research interests include applied electromagnetics, microwave engineering, wideband reconfigurable antennas, multimode antennas, phased array antennas and offset reflectors.

Electronics Engineering Technology Program Scholarships

Need help funding your electronics engineering degree? Apply for the Electronics Engineering Technology Endowed Scholarship.

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FAQ About the Electronics Engineering Technology Program

Learn more about the field and benefits of a bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering technology.
What is electronics engineering technology?
Electronics engineering technology (EET) is a specialized branch of engineering that focuses on the practical application of electronics principles and technology to design, develop and maintain electronic systems and devices. It is closely related to electrical engineering but places more emphasis on hands-on skills and the implementation of electronic systems in real-world applications.
What do electronic engineering technologists do?
Electronic engineering technologists and technicians help other engineers design and develop circuitry required for controlling equipment used in the design, automation and testing industries. Some of the tasks electronics engineers perform include designing and developing prototypes and products; analyzing the performance and functionality of electronic systems and products; and testing and troubleshooting electronic components, circuits and devices.
What is the difference between electronics and electrical engineering?
Electronics and electrical engineering are closely related. The main difference is that electrical engineering deals with larger-scale systems, such as power systems, signal processing and communications. Electrical engineers may work on systems and devices that use high-voltage electricity, such as power plants, transformers, generators or motors. 

Electronics engineers work on small-scale systems that use lower-level voltage. They work with electronic devices and components such as smartphones, computers, televisions, navigation systems and medical devices.
Is electronics engineering technology a good career?
Electronics engineering technology is a career with a positive outlook and is good for those interested in working with technology and solving practical problems. Because nearly all industrial manufacturing and testing equipment is powered by electronic circuitry, electronics engineering technology program graduates are in high demand. According to recent statistics, the average salary for electronics engineering technicians is $67,801 per year.

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Dr. Raj Vinnakota's research could set the stage for new technological advancements.

TROY Awarded $161K National Science Foundation Grant

Troy University professors continually make advancements in their respective fields, most recently with Dr. Raj Vinnakota’s acceptance of a $161,597 grant from the National Science Foundation to further research building a device that would allow for faster data recording and processing at the photon level. Faster speeds would allow for improvements in optical computing and optical information processing across multiple applications.

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