Engineering Associate’s Degree Programs

Career Options

  • Environmental Engineer Tech
  • Structural Engineer
  • Civil Engineer

Expected Salary

$43,390

Job Growth

24%

These projections are estimates based on data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Engineering is an extremely broad field that utilizes applied mathematics in order to solve problems. Engineering fields include:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Computer engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Agricultural engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Aeronautical engineering
  • Nuclear engineering
  • Industrial engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Structural engineering

Each field brings with it its own unique skill set that needs to be mastered and questions that have to be answered.

Since engineering is a high growth industry, acquiring an engineering degree is very beneficial.  You can become an engineer within one of the subsets of the aforementioned specializations.



If you desire to have an excellent foundation in engineering, you will be able to find an abundance of associate’s degree programs. The basic requisites for an associate’s degree in engineering is clear and will allow you to transfer to another institution of higher learning if you pursue a degree online.  Ensure that the program is accredited and is associated with the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery).  Then you may begin a career in the exciting field of engineering.

The curriculum will include:

  • Computer Science
  • Program Design
  • Database Architecture
  • Computer Networking

You will also be required to study certain programming languages such as HTML, C++, Oracle and Java.  Internet applications are a huge focus of online engineering programs as they change almost daily.

Core courses are also required in concordance with the engineering and computer courses such as:

  • Mathematics (Advanced)
  • English and basic composition
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • General Sciences

Engineers develop a myriad of software including games, programs, word processing applications and other operating systems.  The more detail-oriented and troubleshooting your skills are, the better the chances you will have as you graduate from an associate’s degree in Engineering.

Engineering Associate’s Degree Programs Enrolling Now

New England Institute of Technology

New England Institute of Technology is a private, non-profit, co-educational technical college offering over 30 Associate in Science, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree programs. As a leader in Technical Career Education in southern New England, New England Tech is committed to providing hands-on technological programs that prepare graduates for positions of leadership in the technical, industrial, business, and allied health communities. Most of our associate degree programs can be completed in as little as 18 months, and bachelor’s degree programs in as little as three years. Every year over 2,000 students choose New England Tech for the hands-on laboratory and classroom training that provides the necessary skills to begin their technical careers.

New England Institute of Technology is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC) through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE).

Key Facts:

  • Hands-on Training
  • Day or Evening Classes
  • Financial Aid available for those who qualify / Ask about our Military and Veterans benefits
  • Career Planning Assistance
  • Housing Assistance

Financial Aid (for those who qualify):

  • Non-repayable grants
  • Work-study programs
  • Student Loans
  • Our own tuition payment plan
  • Military and Veterans Benefits

New England Institute of Technology
One New England Tech Boulevard
East Greenwich
RI 02818-1205

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