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Electronics Technology Program

Electronics technicians are people who have a natural interest in how things work. They're good at taking things apart and putting them back together.

If the following qualities describe you, Electronics Technology might be a good career choice:

  • Like working with your hands
  • Good at problem solving and troubleshooting
  • Enjoy doing research
  • Proficient in basic math
  • Detail oriented
  • Good communicator

Electronics Technology: What's the job outlook?

The types of job opportunities available in the electronics technology field range from telephone systems operation to computer and office machine repair. There is also a growing need for employees who specialize in home entertainment equipment and commercial and industrial electronic equipment. * Individuals with advanced training can go on to become specialists who work with other technicians to diagnose especially difficult problems, or consult with engineering experts to design equipment and develop maintenance procedures.

What will I do with my education?

Graduates of Heald's Electronics Technology program pursue rewarding careers, working with equipment including televisions, radars, industrial equipment controls, computers, telephone systems, and medical diagnostic equipment. You can perform job roles ranging from Electronics Technician and Field Service Technician to Manufacturing Technician.

Electronics Technician Job Duties

In this line of work, you might work with engineering experts or other technicians to develop laboratory tests, calibrate and operate instruments, make calculations, or repair equipment.

You'll get more than career training at Heald. You'll gain professional polish so you can be an asset your first day on the job. If you're interested in this program, you can pursue the following future educational options:

  • Associate in Applied Science degree in Electronics Technology
  • Diploma in Electronics Technology

The above serves as a general overview for this program. For details, please refer to our academic catalog.

* Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 . Your own hard work, professionalism, experience, work attitude, local market and other factors will impact your personal employment opportunities and pay.

Campuses Offering the Electronics Technology Program

Please note: Program may vary by campus location and term.