Electrical Engineering Technology - B. Tech

Electrical Engineering Technology graduate with bachelor’s degree has the ability to design, develop, test, and manufacture electrical and electronic equipment. They may work in product evaluation and testing, using measuring and diagnostic devices to adjust, test, and repair equipment. Electrical and electronic engineering technology is also applied to a wide variety of systems such as communications and process controls.

Students work in the Electrical Technology lab.

Placement Rates

Employment statistics are from the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2020-2030 Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Students gain experience in the following areas:

  • Electronics
  • Electrical Power
  • Industrial Controls
  • Digital/Microprocessors
  • Telecommunications
  • Capstone Project

Electrical Engineering Technology students take part in the Modex conference.

Electrical Engineering Technology students take part in the Modex conference.

Great Career Opportunities:

  • Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Telecommunications Engineering
  • Instrumentation Engineering
  • Power Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Sale Engineering
  • Service Engineering
  • Systems Test Engineering
  • Product Engineering
  • Documentation Engineering
  • Quality Control Engineering
  • Applications Engineering
  • R&D Engineering

» Engineering vs. Engineering Technology

A student studies and works in the Electrical Technology lab.

Career Outlook

  • The demand for Electrical Engineering Technology graduates is immense. There are simply not enough qualified technicians and technologists entering the market place, and a large number of working technicians and technologists are approaching retirement age.

A student showcases an electric bike during ELEC 477 course.

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) student branch at SUNY Canton are involved in educational and professional activities such as regional conferences and field trips to industry and Kennedy Space Center in Florida.


ABET Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission logo

The Electrical Engineering Technology program is Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org.

Contact Address:
415 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 347-7700

Licensure Statement

Organizations prioritize hiring individuals with skills in working with people and who have a strong background in electrical engineering technology. SUNY Canton students spend time on various engineering topics. They are prepared for immediate employment in non-licensed entry-level positions in electrical motors, electronics, power generation, and distribution and to become successful in their lives. The SUNY Canton Electrical Engineering Technology program also provides a strong foundation for students seeking licensure for positions in manufacturing, power utility, or engineering firms and wanting to continue their studies at graduate and professional schools.

» Program Description

Electrical Engineering Technology
Stephen Frempong, Ph.D.
Department Chair

Fall Enrollment Trends

  FT PT Total
2023 27 1 28
2022 23 2 25
2021 20 3 23
2020 24 3 27
2019 20 1 21

Graduation Rate Trends*

Cohort Entering Cohort Size %
Fall 2017 2 0%
Fall 2016 3 0%
Fall 2015 1 100%
Fall 2014 1 0%
Fall 2013 2 100%

*Graduate rates are based on first-time, full-time, degree-seeking freshmen entering in fall and graduating within 150% of time.

Degrees Conferred

2022-23 5
2021-22 5
2020-21 5
2019-20 3
2018-19 7