Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Wireless Engineering Technology
Earn an Associate of Applied Science in Wireless Engineering Technology, design and test the next generation of wireless systems.
As a wireless engineering technology (WET) student, you'll develop the skills necessary for a wide range of wireless engineering technology jobs, including wireless system design, analysis, and testing.
You will study circuit design and simulation, RF fundamentals, network analysis and synthesis, and mobile and cellular communication systems. You can take additional electives in areas such as communications, computer design, control theory, microcontrollers, cybersecurity, programming, and telecommunications. As a result, you'll find it easy to keep up with the constant advances in the wireless industry. Potential employers include wireless corporations such as Agilent, Verizon, Motorola, and AT&T, as well as industries that use wireless systems in their products.
The program provides the essential knowledge to enter into the industry in careers, such as:
- Wireless Technician - average salary, $49,8031
- Broadband Technician - average salary, $42,4641
- Testing Technician - average salary, $39,9921
- Electronics Technician - average salary, $38,2251
Our location puts you in the heart of the action.
The Baltimore/ Washington D.C. area has one of the largest concentrations of high-tech companies, defense contractors, and government agencies in the United States, making it easier to find internships and high-paying jobs.
Our classes are taught by working professionals.
A field like wireless engineering technology is constantly evolving, which makes our faculty extremely valuable since many are experts in the field.
Our motto, ‘find a way, or make one’ delivers job ready skills.
Hands on classes, combined with extracurricular clubs like; League of Legends, the robotics club, and the gaming club help you hone the skills needed to excel in the workplace.
Co-Ops and Internships
An internship is an essential first step to launching your career. Our reputation helps to open doors, plus our career services office provides guidance on how to write a resume to career-related events and much more.
Home to more than 1,000 tech startups, is now ranked amongst the top 10 cities for tech jobs. Tech sector jobs in D.C. grew by 50% in the last decade. Within an hour of the campus, you can attend conferences, summits, workshops, and trade shows; you can interview for summer internships; and you can visit trade groups, think tanks, and organizations.
Dr. Coray Davis
Chair and Professor, Engineering
Dr. Coray Davis is the Chair Engineering and a Professor within the Engineering Department at Capitol Technology University. Dr. Davis brings nearly 18 years of experience in both higher education and industry as a Transportation Engineer. Most recently, he held numerous administrative leadership roles in academic, athletics, and student affairs at Elizabeth City State University after serving as Professor and Chair of the Department of Technology at Virginia State University.
Dr. Davis is well in tuned to the landscape of higher education. He is passionate about developing the pipeline of K-12 students in STEM disciplines.
Dr. Davis has been an American Council on Education Fellow, facilitated a Leadership Academy for Department Chairs for ACE, and participated in North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s Executive Leadership Development Fellowship Program. Coray embodies the concepts of teamwork and work ethic as he was selected to serve as an NCAA Faculty Athletic Representative Fellow, and as a student athlete at South Carolina State University, he won three conference championships and participated in two NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournaments. He maintains a passion for sports. He enjoys family, mentoring, promoting STEM, and coaching youth athletics.Contact Dr. Coray Davis
Dr. Chandra Bajracharya
Assistant Professor Electrical Engineering
Chandra Bajracharya received the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Old Dominion University, USA, in 2014. She is a faculty member with the Department of Electrical Engineering, Capitol Technology University, USA. She was associated with the Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics and worked on several projects funded by U.S. Air Force and National Institute of Health. Her research interests include wireless networking, cyber-physical systems, power electronics, alternative energy, communication systems, numerical electromagnetics, UWB antenna design, and signal and image processing.
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Market Demand for Wireless Engineering Technology
- 82% of our graduates have a job or enter graduate school 90 days after commencement.
- The average salary for a wireless engineering technology graduate is $62,000 per year.
The associate of applied science in wireless engineering technology degree is a total of 62 credits, which covers technical courses, mathematics and sciences, English and social science courses.
Tuition & Fees
Tuition rates are subject to change.
The following rates are in effect for the 2020-2021 academic year, beginning in Fall 2020 and continuing through Summer 2021:
- There is no charge for online application, $25 fee for paper application
- Full-time tuition is $12,915 per semester, plus fees
- The active duty military tuition rate is $250 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
- The retired military tuition rate is $746 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
- All full-time students who keep their student account current are promised their tuition will not increase more than 1% per year for four years
- For the cost of living in Capitol Technology University's modern residential facility, click here
- Academic Fee for UAS-120 $500
For 2020-2021 undergraduate tuition and fees, click here.