School and Ranking Information
Students looking for programs related to electronics technology in San Jose do not have many options, although a few schools do offer degrees in the field. Because of the relevant programs it offers, the following school is considered one of the top choices in the area:
- Winner: Chabot College, a 2-year public school, offers an Associate of Science degree in Electronic Systems Technology, along with a pair of certificates in consumer technology and industrial technology.
|Location||Hayward, California (20 miles from San Jose)|
|School Type||2-year, public|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2015-2016)||$1,138 (in-state); $6,970 (out-of-state)*|
|Electronics Technology Programs Offered||Certificate, Associate's|
|Electronics Technology Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2012-2013||9*|
|Most Popular Electronics Technology Program Level in 2014-2015||Certificate (5 awarded)*|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2011 Entering Class||28%*|
|Noteworthy||Some coursework prepares students for IT certification|
Source: *NCES College Navigator
- The associate's program includes online lectures and one night per week of lab attendance
- Students can start program at a variety of times throughout the school year
Chabot College is a fully-accredited community college offering a number of certificates and associate's degrees. in 2015, it had a student population of 13,047. It features several programs and courses related to electronics technology, primarily the Associate of Science degree in Electronic Systems Technology. The school also offers two certificate programs in consumer technology and industrial technology. Required courses include systems analysis, home technology systems, and wireless communication.