College of Technology

Robotics and Communication Systems Engineering Technology

Program Description

The Electronic Systems Technician works closely with engineers, physicists, scientist, and other technicians. They may be employed in various electronics fields including; Telecommunications, Lasers and Optics, Software Development, Printed Circuit Board Design, Semiconductor Testing, and various areas of National Defense.

Certificates & Degrees

Advanced Technical Certificate
Robotics and Communications Systems Technology,
Plus Laser/Electro-Optics certificate option
Associate of Applied Science Degree *
Robotics and Communications Systems Technology,
Plus Laser/Electro-Optics certificate option

* All AAS degrees will articulate into the Bachelor of Applied Science.

Program Options & Length:

  • Program begins in August
  • Once prerequisite coursework has been completed, actual program length is 5 semesters.
  • Up to 20 students are admitted each year.
  • Program contains elements of on-line instruction, required face-to-face contact for clinical instruction and skills sign-off, and clinical experience rotations in a variety of work settings.

Cost of Attendance

Fees apply to the current Idaho State University fee schedule which includes mandatory student health insurance. Students with existing health insurance coverage may waive student health insurance. Waivers are available at http://www.isu.edu/stuhlth/insurance/.

Paying for College

You may apply for financial aid, scholarships, grants, and loans to help finance your college education. When you pay registration fees, you are a student of Idaho State University with the privileges and responsibilities of a college student.