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Electronics

Why a career in Electronics?

Electrical instrumentation technicians, process control technicians, motor control technicians, and automation technicians maintain, troubleshoot and repair the vital automation equipment found in dozens of fields every day.

From avionics and radio telecom systems, to modern manufacturing and industrial maintenance, to agriculture and healthcare, our technicians keep the world of automation running.

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Degrees


The Electrical & Instrumentation Technology degree is designed to prepare students for positions in the installation, repair and maintenance of commercial electrical and electronic equipment.

Note: Freeport McMoRan, Inc. and Asarco sponsor mining programs designed to prepare students for direct employment in the mining industry. There are special admission requirements for these programs. Call 928.776.2002 for details.

Short Term Certificates


The Advanced Electronics Certificate trains students for careers in the operation, maintenance and repair of complex electronic equipment. This certificate provides training in communications circuits and hands-on troubleshooting. All instruction emphasizes a hands-on approach utilizing sophisticated test equipment.

The Electronics Technology certificate prepares students for a wide variety of careers in Electronics Technology as an electronics technician, communications technician or field service engineer.

The Electrical Instrumentation Technician certificate is designed to prepare students for positions in the installation, repair and maintenance of commercial electrical and electronic equipment.

Note: Freeport McMoRan, Inc. and Asarco sponsor mining programs designed to prepare students for direct employment in the mining industry. There are special admission requirements for these programs. Contact (928) 776-2002 for details.

The Analog Electronics Certificate trains students for careers in the operation, maintenance and repair of analog electronic equipment. This certificate provides training in DC systems, AC systems and solid state devices. All instruction emphasizes a hands-on approach utilizing sophisticated test equipment.

The Digital Electronics Certificate trains students for careers in the operation, maintenance and repair of complex electronic equipment. This certificate provides training in digital systems, microprocessors and programmable controllers. All instruction emphasizes a hands-on approach utilizing sophisticated test equipment.

The Industrial Electronics Certificate trains students for careers in the operation, maintenance and repair of industrial electronic equipment. This certificate provides training in process control instrumentation and motors and motor control. All instruction emphasizes a hands-on approach utilizing sophisticated test equipment.

Additional Program Information


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Elizabeth Peters

Elizabeth Peters