Electrical Engineering Technology

BS in Electrical Engineering Technology

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The online BS in Electrical Engineering Technology (BSEET) program through Excelsior College is designed specifically to advance job skills by ensuring a breadth of knowledge in technology concepts as well as a depth of understanding and skill in a chosen concentration area.

The BSEET degree is accredited by Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc.

Course Information

  • DC Circuits
  • AC Circuits
  • Electronics I
  • Electronics II
  • Digital Electronics
  • Microprocessors
  • Computer Programming
  • Project Management
  • Integrated Technology Assessment (capstone)
  • Natural Science and Mathematics – 24 credit hours

This concentration takes the student to higher levels of digital circuitry and microprocessor-based design and exposes them to the fundamentals of digital and analog communication and modern control theory. High-level software design tools along with system simulation software augment the enhanced coverage of these advanced electronic concepts.

This concentration addresses the explosive growth being experienced in the nanotechnology field through courses and curriculum to mitigate the shortage of engineers, technologists, and technicians who support experimentation, fabrication and testing. Our courses relate to nano-electronics design and fabrication, as well as biomedical research and energy R&D.

Power Systems
This concentration explores the generation, transmission, and control of electrical power and equipment. Programmable logic controllers and their applications in industrial control, as well as DC and AC power generation and conversion, are covered. Virtual instrumentation and data acquisition is also covered, two important aspects of power systems and their operation and control.

The BSEET degree requires 124 credit hours. Of the 124 credits, 16 must be earned at the upper level in the technology component.

  • Technology component (including concentration requirements and Capstone course): 57 credit hours
  • Arts and Sciences: 60 credit hours
  • Free electives (including Cornerstone course): : 7 credit hours


Andrew Wheeler, Assistant Dean, School of Business and Technology, Excelsior College

“I’ve encouraged one of my co-workers to complete the BSEET program [through Excelsior] as well. This program will provide what he needs.”

Fred Hall, SCADA Technician, UGI Utility, IBEW Local 2244

Frequently Asked Questions

Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. EPCE sponsored technology programs are also ABET accredited. Visit the accreditation page for more details.

All courses are delivered asynchronous and  offered 24/7.

Plan to spend approximately 15-20 hours a week working on a course.

You can get started in January, March, May, June, August and October. See program course schedules here.

Yes, you can receive college credit for a variety of approved previous learning accomplishments using Prior Learning Assessment (PLA). Explore your options with the Excelsior advisor. Excelsior College awards academic credit for accredited college coursework you’ve successfully completed, including military and professional training, certifications, licenses, and exams. Learn how to Start with More Credit.

Visit the tuition page here. If you/your company is not an EPCE member, learn more about becoming an EPCE member company and or individual member.

Contact your Human Resources department to see if courses qualify for your company tuition assistance program.

To get started, you will need to complete the application process . The admissions process typically takes 3 weeks.

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 Have questions about earning your degree?
Get in touch with Excelsior’s program advisor.

Kimberly Otero
Director of Partnership Development
[email protected]

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