Electronics repair programs in and within 50 miles of Phoenix. AZ, are offered mainly by community colleges and technical institutes. Based on distinction, the following college is considered a top school in the Phoenix area for electronics repair training:
- Winner: Central Arizona College is a nationally-recognized school offering electronics courses roughly 50 miles from Phoenix, AZ. Students can study electronics repair through the college's associate's degree program in manufacturing engineering technology.
School Info Chart
|Category||Central Arizona College|
|Distinction||Recognized by several national organizations, including the League for Innovation in the Community College and the Higher Learning Commission*|
|School Type||2-year, public|
|Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||Undergrad: $2,310 (in state); $10,260 (out-of-state)**|
|Electronics Repair Degrees Offered||Associate's|
|Electronics Repair Degrees Awarded in 2012-2013||2**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2010 Entering Class||18%**|
|Noteworthy||Electronics courses offered on-campus and online|
Sources: *Central Arizona College; **NCES College Navigator
Central Arizona College
- Internship opportunities available to electronics students
- Electronics faculty have experience in the industrial field
- Electronics curriculum reviewed and revised annually by industry professionals
Central Arizona College consists of five campuses and three centers found in the Phoenix area. The school enrolls nearly 6,500 students each year. The Engineering Technology Division offers a 2-year degree program in manufacturing engineering technology, which contains coursework in electronics.
Students of the Associate of Applied Science in Manufacturing Engineering program take classes in direct current and alternating circuit analysis, active circuits and systems, control devices, electro-mechanical systems and technology, logic circuits, microcontroller fundamentals and fluid power. Students who want to specialize in semiconductors will take additional courses in radio frequency, high vacuum and semiconductor manufacturing. An automation industry specialization is also available and requires students to take advanced classes in programmable logic controllers.