College of Professional Studies
Electrical Engineering Technology
The Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology in Electrical Engineering Technology provides students with the opportunity to develop strengths in the design, implementation, integration, analysis, testing, and support of electronic circuits and electrical systems that are critical to the achievement of enterprise, project, research, and business goals.
- Boston Location
- Classroom Format
- Fall, Spring, Summer Entry Terms
- Yes Meets F1 Visa Requirements
This focused bachelor's degree includes courses in mathematics, physics, electric circuit theory, analog and digital circuits and systems, power circuits and systems, and electric circuit and system analysis. Specializations are available in Electrical Power Technology, Embedded System Technology, and Mobile and Web Communication Technology.
The objective of the Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) Program at Northeastern University is to prepare graduates with the skills necessary to enter careers in the design, analysis, construction, testing, operation, and maintenance of electrical and electronic circuits and systems. The course of study enables our graduates, within a few years of graduation, to secure a successful engineering career and contribute decisively to the application, improvement, and development of technology by demonstrating their ability to:
- Address and solve complex and broadly defined engineering problems related to their discipline and field of specialization
- Work as team members, show leadership, and communicate technical concepts and ideas effectively
- Manifest a high level of professional integrity, and make ethical decisions that will have a positive impact on the organization and society
- Embrace and practice lifelong learning, continue personal growth, and professional self-improvement
Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology in Electrical Engineering Technology graduates design, analyze, construct, deploy, maintain, and test electric and electronic circuits and systems for companies of all sizes and disciplines. Core and foundation courses allow students the opportunity to think critically and gain insights into disciplines other than their particular field of study. Requirements include learning the use of traditional and emerging techniques and technologies to accomplish tasks effectively and using appropriate mathematical, physics, and computing techniques and concepts to obtain solutions to problems.
The Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology in Electrical Engineering Technology is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc.
Minimum 2.000 GPA required
Students must earn a minimum of 60 Northeastern University semester hours in order to receive a bachelor’s degree.
Note: Individual program requirements may exceed the above minima.
All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.
50 semester hours required
Complete one of the following courses with corresponding lab:
Complete the following course with corresponding lab:
Chemistry or Biology
Choose one of the following sequences:
39 semester hours required
Complete 9 semester hours in technical electives at the 3000 or 4000 level from the following subject areas:
CET, EET, ITC, MET
At least one elective must be in EET.
6 semester hours required
Complete a minimum of 23 semester hours to reach 127 semester hours.
Northeastern's signature experiential learning model combines academics with professional practice to help students acquire relevant, real-world skills they can apply to their desired industry. Each program offers its own unique experiential learning opportunities, but they might include:
- Experiential Learning at Work — Working professionals collaborate with their employer to develop a project that addresses a key business need their company has in an area they want familiarity with.
- Experiential Network (XN) — Students work virtually with a sponsoring organization on a short-term project over a six-week period.
- Full-Time Co-op Opportunities — Students on co-op work in a paid position in their field of study for three to six months.
Graduates of the electrical engineering technology program can pursue a range of careers—from electronic gaming to robotics as well as employment opportunities in:
- Public and private research laboratories
- Engineering consulting firms specializing in industrial and plant applications
- Electric utilities
- Organizations concerned with the operation, installation, or sale of electrical or electronic systems and equipment
Job opportunities are expected to remain strong, with growth expected in electrical device development and manufacturing.
What can you do with your degree?
The Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology in Electrical Engineering technology degree is well suited for students who are interested in medical electronics, automation, instrumentation, radar, and robotics.
Potential careers include:
- Electrical and electronic engineer
- Electrical, electronic, industrial, and mechanical technician or technologist
- Computer engineer
- Technology sales
Our industry-aligned faculty bring relevant real-world experience, knowledge, expertise, and connections that will help you achieve your career goals.
The university's financial aid policies are designed to enrich our campus community by ensuring that Northeastern is affordable for all admitted students.
- $1.6K Cost Per Course
- $10.2K Avg Institutional Aid
- 45% % Receiving Aid