Cell phones, televisions, computers and other electronic devices have become an important part of everyday life. Make a career out of the ever-expanding field of electronics by earning an Electronics associate degree at Gateway Technical College. Electronic technicians help engineers design and test new electronic equipment. They also install, maintain and repair all types of electronic equipment. Technicians use software programs as well as advanced diagnostic equipment to diagnose malfunctions.
Gateway Electronics program students begin working with electronics on the first day of class. Topics covered in the program include installation, maintenance, modification, diagnosis and troubleshooting of a wide variety of electronic equipment. After comprehensive training in electronic theory, skills are practiced in the lab including the operation and use of various testing and diagnostic equipment.