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What Can I Do with a Major in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology?

Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET) primarily emphasizes the applied aspects of science and engineering and prepares graduates for work in that portion of the technological spectrum closest to product improvement, industrial processes, and operational functions. This program has direct impact on the growing and developing energy and environmental sectors, with dual-use technologies or civilian and military use.

Top NACE* Employability Skills of focus in this degree program

  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Oral and Written Communications
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Information Technology Application
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism and Work Ethic
  • Career Management

Local Job Statistics

According to the 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the state of Ohio employs over 6,000 people in electrical and computer engineering-related positions. The Occupational Outlook Handbook forecasts national job growth for computer hardware engineering occupations of 3% for the period 2014-2024, with the outlook for electrical and electronics engineering occupations remaining consistent.

Graduates with this degree are qualified for careers such as:

  • Computer Engineer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Software Application Developer
  • Systems Designer (electrical, electronic, computer)
  • Systems Installer (electrical, electronic, computer)
  • Manufacturing Specialist
  • Operations Director
  • Graduate Degree pursuit in related areas