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Program: Technology: BS in Electrical Engineering Technology: Nanotechnology Concentration

Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering Technology (Nanotechnology)

Very few electrical engineering bachelor's degree programs offer a concentration in nanotechnology. And no nanotechnology degree program is as flexible, convenient, and affordable as Excelsior College's online Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology (Nanotechnology concentration).

An educational innovator for more than 40 years, Excelsior has taken the lead in developing the work force for the dynamic nanotechnology industry, which is poised for explosive growth.

Our online electrical engineering degree programs are designed for working adults who seek new career opportunities. Why is Excelsior the best place to gain the preparation you need for nanotechnology jobs?

  • We're convenient. Excelsior's online electronics courses can fit comfortably into any schedule, without disrupting work or family responsibilities.
  • We're affordable. Our online bachelor's in electrical engineering degree comes with low tuition and fees—ideal for working adults with tight budgets.
  • We speed you toward graduation. You'll get maximum transfer credit for your previous work at accredited colleges, leaving you with fewer Excelsior courses to complete your electrical engineering degree.
  • We're accredited. Excelsior's online electrical engineering degree program holds accreditation from ABET (the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.
  • We support your success. Our academic advisors have won awards for their personalized service and knowledgeable counsel.

An Accredited Electrical Engineering Technology Degree That's Flexible and Affordable

Excelsior's electrical engineering degree holds accreditation from ABET. Our online nanotechnology courses meet the same academic standards that you'll find in a campus-based nanotechnology degree program. You'll study with exceptional faculty who have years of industry experience, while getting a practical education in nanotechnology that translates directly to the workplace.

By choosing the nanotechnology concentration within the bachelor's of electrical engineering technology degree, you'll gain relevant, up-to-date expertise in subjects such as:

  • Nanoelectronics
  • Nanofabrication manufacturing technology, or NMT
  • Micro-electromechanical systems

Nanotechnology specialists are in demand in a wide range of industries, including computers, health care, energy, telecommunications, and manufacturing.

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Program: Technology: BS Electrical Engineering: Nanotechnology Degree Requirements

BS in Electrical Engineering Technology Degree Requirements

Minimum of 124 credits: 60 in arts and sciences, 57 in the technology  component (including 16 upper level), and 7 in free electives including  information literacy.

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Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Excelsior College Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology with a Nanotechnology Concentration, the graduate will be able to:

  • Identify, analyze, and discuss the processes and equipment used in nanotechnology fabrication.
  • Identify and discuss nanotechnology applications and their societal and ethical implications.
  • Analyze the relationship between the material scale (nanostructure) and the properties/functionality of materials.

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Educational Objectives

As an Excelsior College bachelor's level electrical engineering technology (nanotechnology concentration) graduate, within a few years of graduation, you are expected to:

  • Apply general and discipline specific concepts and methodologies to identify, analyze and solve technical problems in the electrical discipline.
  • Demonstrate an individual desire and commitment to remain technically current with, and adaptive to, changing technologies through continuous learning and self-improvement.
  • Demonstrate independent thinking, function effectively in team-oriented settings, and maintain a high level of performance in a professional/industrial environment.
  • Communicate effectively in a professional/industrial environment.
  • Perform ethically and professionally in business, industry, and society.
  • Attain increasing levels of responsibility and leadership in the electrical field.

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Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

All of Excelsior College's academic programs are registered (i.e., approved) by the New York State Education Department.

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The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology and the Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering Technology are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org. ABET is a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).