MSC Southeast - Electrical Engineering Technology
Minnesota State College Southeast
A Technical & Community College

Electrical Engineering Technology

Study advanced engineering curriculum in a hands-on environment.


Experience hands-on electrical systems design, development, and troubleshooting with challenging coursework in science, mathematics, and automation.

The 2-year Electrical Engineering Technology degree at Minnesota State College Southeast in Winona will prepare you to enter industry as a front-line engineering technician. These professionals work with technologists, engineers, and management to assist in the design, development, and implementation of systems ranging from printed circuit board assemblies to industrial robots.

You will also have the mathematical and analytical background to pursue a 4-year degree through one of our engineering university partners:

Students have the option to double major in both Electronics Technology and Electrical Engineering Technology, allowing for maximum exposure to laboratory-based electronics principles as well as to physics, calculus, and advanced electronics curriculum.

Major Offerings

  • Electrical Engineering Technology (AAS) View Classes
    Winona - 68 cr

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Outcomes & Opportunities

Program Learning Outcomes

Program graduates will:

  1. Understand AC/DC circuit fundamentals.
  2. Understand digital circuits and signals.
  3. Be proficient in programming and troubleshooting microcontrollers and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs).
  4. Be competent in solid state component operation, troubleshooting, and implementation (including diodes, BJTs, Op-Amps, and FETs).
  5. Prove understanding of physics, calculus, and frequency domain analysis of circuits.
  6. Demonstrate comprehensive applied engineering and laboratory based skills.

Electrical Engineering Technology Job Placement: TBD

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Career Opportunities

  • Electrical Engineering Technician
  • Electronics Technician
  • Engineering Test Technician
  • Field Service Technician
  • Industrial Controls Technician

Transfer Credits

Expand your opportunities. Learn how your credits can transfer to other colleges and universities.

College Articulated Transfer Agreements: Specific agreements between MSC Southeast and other institutions to accept transfer credits.
Minnesota Transfer: Transfer information provided by Minnesota State colleges and universities, Minnesota private colleges, and the University of Minnesota.
Transferology: A nationwide network to assist students in determining which courses will transfer.

Highlights & Instructors

Program Highlights

  • A full semester of Industrial Automation curriculum at MSC Southeast’s state-of-the art Industrial Controls Laboratory.
  • Advanced circuit analysis, electronics, and Programmable Logic Controller curriculum allowing for immediate employment upon graduation.
  • Transfer opportunities to 4-year university engineering programs.
  • Program combines hands-on learning with a rigorous foundation in engineering technology theory.


  • Marc Kalis received his Electronics Diploma from Austin Technical Institute (Riverland Community College, Austin Campus) and currently holds a license in Electronics Technology for the State of Minnesota. Marc has experience in a variety of electronic areas including, but are not limited to, medical equipment repair,industrial controllers, networking, computers and mobile electronics. He is an IPC-A-610 Class “A” Instructor (Solder joint inspection), a J-STD-001 class “A” Instructor (Solder Application Specialist, and a Mobile Electronics Certified Professional.

  • Mike Wadewitz graduated from the Electronics Technology program at MSC Southeast in 1978 and has taught at the college since 1983. He obtained RCDD (Registered Communication Distribution Designer) from BICSI in 1999, and obtained CCAI (Cisco Certified Academy Instructor) in 2001. Since 1978 Mike has been employed by or owned companies which work with RF, telecommunications, network, industrial control and sound systems.

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