Engineering Technology

This program has Fast Track Career options that let you skill up with an in-demand career certificate that employers are looking for. See awards below for Fast Track options.

Learn to design, build, and repair high-tech systems by studying Engineering Technology at Austin Community College. Whether you’re interested in robotics, renewable energy, nanoelectronics, or computer manufacturing, ACC can help you meet your career goals. In this program, you can earn an associate degree or pursue a fast-track option for quick career opportunities.

Pride Points

Fast-track options

Internship & apprenticeship opportunities

8 industry specializations

Career & Salary Information

Both public and private corporations need engineering technology graduates to help calibrate and maintain automated systems. You could find work in medical technology, aeronautics, energy, and many other industries. Here are some careers to consider.

Click each title to learn more about important career information such as employment rates, and average salary in our region.

  • Electrical Engineering Technicians

    Test or modify developmental or operational electrical machinery or electrical control equipment and circuitry in industrial or commercial plants or laboratories. Usually work under direction of engineers or technologists.


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  • Electro-Mechanical Technicians

    Operate, test, maintain, or calibrate unmanned, automated, servo-mechanical, or electromechanical equipment. May operate unmanned submarines, aircraft, or other equipment at worksites, such as oil rigs, deep ocean exploration, or hazardous waste removal. May assist engineers in testing and designing robotics equipment.


    Hourly Wage: $


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  • Electronics Engineering Technicians

    Lay out, build, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, parts, equipment, and systems, such as computer equipment, missile control instrumentation, electron tubes, test equipment, and machine tool numerical controls, applying principles and theories of electronics, electrical circuitry, engineering mathematics, electronic and electrical testing, and physics. Usually work under direction of engineering staff.


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  • Industrial Engineering Technicians

    Apply engineering theory and principles to problems of industrial layout or manufacturing production, usually under the direction of engineering staff. May perform time and motion studies on worker operations in a variety of industries for purposes such as establishing standard production rates or improving efficiency.


    Hourly Wage: $


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  • Manufacturing Production Technicians

    Set up, test, and adjust manufacturing machinery or equipment, using any combination of electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, or computer technologies.


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Awards & Program Maps

 

Choose the Award Path That’s Right for You

ACC offers stackable credentials. Certificates prepare you for a career change or career advancement and often include credits that count toward associate degrees. Associate degrees further increase your employability and help you build a strong foundation for university transfer. Learn more.

Explore awards in this program and follow program maps to stay on track:

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Automation, Robotics and Controls Technology Specialization
Electronics Technician Specialization
Engineering Technology Specialization
Manufacturing Technology - Advanced Manufacturing Specialization
Manufacturing Technology - Medical Devices Technology Specialization
Nanoelectronics Manufacturing Technology Specialization
Power Technology Specialization
Renewable Energy Specialization

Certificate Level 1

Electronics Technician Specialization Level 1 Fast Track Award
Manufacturing Technology - Advanced Manufacturing Specialization Level 1 Fast Track Award
Manufacturing Technology - Medical Devices Technology Level 1 Fast Track Award
Power Technology Specialization Level 1
Renewable Energy Specialization Level 1

Certificate Level 2

Engineering Technology Specialization Level 2