Electronics Technology Certificate

Program Description

Bramson ORT College's Electronics Technology Certificate Program trains students in the basic skills necessary for immediate employment, and provides the foundation for more advanced studies. This certificate program is intended for those who are employed in companies that need to have some basic electrical/electronic knowledge, or upgrade their skills in this field.

Students enrolled in this program must complete courses in electronics, computer information systems and liberal arts. Students will learn a variety of electronics concepts—from basic electricity to microprocessors, and applied skills, such as field service training and equipment maintenance.

Credits obtained by students while in the Electronics Technology Certificate Program are transferable to two-year and four-year programs at Bramson ORT College and other colleges and universities worldwide.

How You Will Benefit with a Certificate:

  • Build your own practical experiments using modern Electronic Equipments
  • Immediately apply course knowledge on your job
  • Get lifetime access to your instructors’ technical expertise
  • Enhance your career path
  • Study for recognized industry credentials exams

  • Graduates are encouraged to pursue nationally recognized certifications like:

  • IPC Certification
  • RFID+ – CompTIA
  • Electrician License
  • Journeyman Level CET
  • CompuTIA A+ – CompTIA
  • Network Cabling Technician
  • Fiber Optic Cabling Technician
  • Certified Electronic Technician
  • PC Technician A+ – CompTIA
  • Electronic Assembler – ODTCE
  • Associate Level Electronics CET
  • CEDIA Level I Technician – CEDIA
  • Certified Networking Technician – N+
  • Electronics Systems Associate (ESA)
  • General Electronics Technician – ODTCE
  • Certified Computer Service Technician – A+
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
  • Multimedia Systems Technician Journeyman Level (MST)
  • NASTeC National Appliance Service Technician Certification
  • Certified Wireless Communications (WCM, FCC license) Technician

  • Click here to read the Gainful Employment Disclosure Data for the Electronics Technology Certificate.

    Click Here to see the Occupational Profile on the US Department of Labor's O*NET.

    US Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification Code for Electronics Engineering Technicians: 173023.01.

    Program Summary Chart


    Electronics Technology Certificate

    Program Length:

    30 semester credits

    Entrance Dates:

    Rolling Semesters


    Queens & Brooklyn Campuses

    Admission Requirements:

    Admission to Bramson ORT College's Electronics Technology Certificate Program is open to all students who demonstrate academic preparedness, maturity and seriousness of purpose with backgrounds appropriate to their chosen program of studies.

    Please visit the Admissions Office Site for the complete requirements. High School Diploma or High School Equivalency is required.

    Tuiton & Fees:


    Books & Supplies:


    Graduation Fee:
    (One Time Fee)


    Median Loan*:


    Graduation Rate:


    Placement Rate:



    More Information
    Electronics Department
    Bramson ORT College
    69-30 Austin Street
    Forest Hills, NY 11375
    Phone: 877-281-3717
    Email: electronics@bramsonort.edu

    *The Median Loan Debt is calculated base on those students who recieved Student loans to finance their tuition and have completed this program.

    12 Credits
    Required Major Courses
    ES110 Basic Electronics and Computers I
    3 Credits
    ES200 Basic Electronics and Computers II
    3 Credits
    ES111 Digital Computer Electronics
    3 Credits
    ES202 Electronics Circuit Applications I
    3 Credits
    ES210 Microprocessors
    3 Credits
    Elective Major Courses
    9 Credits
    Elective Major Courses - Select credits from the list of Electronics Technology Major Elective Courses
    ES111 Digital Computer Electronics
    3 Credits
    ES145 Photovoltaics
    3 Credits
    ES240 Energy Management and Load Estimation
    3 Credits
    ES241 Solar Thermal Systems and Design
    3 Credits
    ES242 Solar Photovoltaic Systems and Design
    3 Credits
    ES125 Electronic Security Systems
    3 Credits
    ES202 Electronic Circuit Applications I
    3 Credits
    ES212 Electronic Circuit Applications II
    3 Credits
    ES115 Electrical Codes
    3 Credits
    ES201 Electrical Machines and Devices
    3 Credits
    ES230 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
    3 Credits
    ES243 Solar Project Site Assessment
    3 Credits
    ES245 Renewable Systems Troubleshooting and Repair
    3 Credits
    ES246 Wind Energy Systems Design and Installation
    3 Credits
    ES247 Building Weatherization and Energy Auditing
    3 Credits
    ES207 Control Systems
    3 Credits
    ES210 Microprocessors
    3 Credits
    ES211 Advanced Computer Electronics
    3 Credits
    ES213 Special Topics in Electronics
    3 Credits
    ES215 Robotics
    3 Credits
    ES225 Electronic Communication Systems
    3 Credits
    ES209 Technical Writing
    3 Credits
    ES296 Electronics Internship I
    3 Credits
    ES297 Electronics Internship II
    3 Credits
    MA151 Mathematical Analysis I
    3 Credits
    ES220 Home Technology Integration
    3 Credits
    ES235 HVAC Controls
    3 Credits
    ES214 GPS Navigation - Application & Design
    3 Credits
    ES217 Automotive Electrical & Computer Systems
    3 Credits
    ES226 PC Interface Circuit Design Technology
    3 Credits
    ES203 Solid State Electronics
    3 Credits
    ES204 Power Electronics
    3 Credits
    ES218 RF & Microwave
    3 Credits
    ES205 Power Generation, Transmission & Distribution
    3 Credits
    ES227 Fiber Optic Networks
    3 Credits
    ES244 Advanced Photovoltaic
    3 Credits
    ES219 Electronic Design
    3 Credits
    Arts and Sciences Courses
    9 Credits
    General Education Courses
    EN100 English Composition I
    3 Credits
    Elective Liberal Arts
      General Education Courses (Select two)
    6 Credits
      Select credits from the list of liberal arts courses which are not required liberal arts.

    Career Outlook

    The tremendous growth in the electronics and computer fields has created an unprecedented demand for qualified technicians to service, maintain, inspect, operate, design and develop electronic systems. Today, everything and everyone is connected. Commercial and residential establishments need to be plugged in—whether it’s cabling, audio/video circuits, computer networks, fiber optics, or telecommunications and satellite systems. In every business, there will be a need for an Electronic Systems Technician.

  • Electronic Control Systems
  • Electronics Security
  • Power Systems
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
  • Computer Systems & Networks
  • Fiber Optics & Telecommunications
  • Electronic Instrument Manufacturing
  • Electronic Circuit Applications, Repair and Install
  • Power Cable Maintainers
  • Thermostat Repairers
  • Elevator Mechanics
  • Automobile Electrical & Electronics Systems
  • Electrician's Assistants
  • Electric Motor, Power Tools, Powerhouse, Substation, Relay, Install & Repair
  • Electrical Contracting, Maintenance & Construction
  • Sales of Electronic Components & Equipment
  • New York City Transit Electronic Equipment Maintainers

  • Employment Opportunities

    Below you will find a table of open competitive employment opportunities. Listed are the agencies offering employment opportunities, the positions available and their average paying salary. These salaries have been provided by the U.S. Department of Labor and the Bramson ORT College's Career Services Center.


    Average Salary

    Industry / Sector


    $44 per hour

    NYC Health Corp

    Electricians (Automobile)

    $29 per hour

    NYC Transit Authority

    Electrician's Assistant

    $27 per hour

    NYC Transit Authority

    Electronic Equipment Maintainers

    $27 per hour

    NYC Transit Authority

    Elevator Mechanics

    $32 per hour

    NYC Transit Authority

    Light Maintainers

    $25 per hour

    NYC Transit Authority

    Power Cable Maintainers

    $25 per hour

    NYC Transit Authority

    Thermostat Repairers

    $42 per hour

    NYC Transit Authority