Electronics Technology

Electronics Technology

student working with electrical circuits

Program Duration

1 semester

Program Type

Certificate of Proficiency

Median North Arkansas Salary

$38,520 machinist; $47,760 industrial mechanic (Career Information)

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Why Choose This Program

This is a good program to learn about how electronics work and how they are used in various industries.


About The Program

The program includes courses that will introduce a student to electronic principles and instrumentation as well as some of the ways technology is used in manufacturing process. 

Paying for College

Northark is affordable! We offer nearly $500,000 annually through institutional and foundation scholarships in addition to federal and state aid. See our scholarships and other financial aid programs.

Transfer or Stackable Options

The certificate of proficiency may be applied towards the technical certificate in Electronics Technology or an Associate of Applied Science degree in Automation and Systems Integration (Electronics Technology) The certificate can also be used as one of the technical disciplines required for the Associate of Applied Science in General Technology.

Faculty Contact

Scott Howie
Northark Technical Center Director
(870) 391-3513

Learning Outcomes

  • Enter the workforce and be gainfully employed.

  • Understand safe operation and repair of electrical and industrial equipment.

  • Interpret electrical and mechanical schematic diagrams.

  • Correctly use basic electrical measuring instruments and apply readings to troubleshoot equipment.

  • Perform basic repair operations and troubleshooting of electrical equipment. Including mechanical assembly, disassembly, and soldering of electrical circuits.

  • Demonstrate the basic knowledge of automation equipment such as PLC's and Robotics in an industrial or hospital setting.