Making the decision to earn your degree and pursue your career goals could be the best decision you ever make. Enroll at ECPI University and you’ll join a collaborative and fostering learning environment, surrounded by faculty and staff who are there to support you through the entire process.
What sets ECPI University apart? Just ask the employers who hire our graduates. Since 1966, more than 3,800 employers have looked to ECPI for talented professionals who are capable of entering the workplace and doing the job right on the very first day. That’s because our curriculum is designed to meet the needs of today’s highly-specialized job market.
With over 30 concentrations of study at the diploma, associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degree levels, ECPI University offers degrees in the following career areas: (fields vary by location)
College of Technology
College of Business and Criminal Justice
College of Health Sciences
College of Nursing
College of Culinary Arts
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ECPI University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, and master degrees and diploma programs.
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ECPI University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, and master's degrees and diploma programs.
Prepare for a successful career as an Electronics Technician, Technical Support Specialist, Computer Technician or Network Technician with the Associate of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology Degree from ECPI University.
Our Electronics Engineering program focuses on real-world application of engineering principles. Engineering technologists are usually the link between the engineers and the technicians. They work with engineers from the conception phase of a product to the final production. They assist in the design, development, testing, and production of electrical/electronic equipment and components.
If you enjoy hands-on electronics, then a career in Electronics Engineering might be right for you. Engineering technicians install, maintain and repair electrical and electronic equipment. They also assist in the development, testing, production and quality assurance of equipment and components such as: circuit boards, wireless phones, PDAs, medical equipment, and control systems.
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Understanding how systems are vulnerable and knowing how to protect them from hackers, viruses, and other acts of cyber-terrorism is a high priority. The Associate of Science in Computer & Information Science – Network Security degree from ECPI University can help you acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to start a rewarding career as a Network Administrator, Network Security Technician, System Security Technician and more.
Through interactive, hands-on instruction, graduates are able to administer and manage networks, create and manage user/group accounts and configure network routers, assist in development and implementation of policies for disaster recovery and network security, and more.
The ECPI University's Network Security bachelor's degree gives students the knowledge and skills needed to secure a successful career as a Network Administrator, Network Security Analyst, Network Applications Supervisor/Manager, and more. Students learn how to create and build networks in the Windows, CISCO, and UNIX environments. They also learn to design and implement network security plans to keep hackers at bay and keep the network secure. ECPI provides an interactive and “real world” hands-on education in technology.
If you are the type of person who likes working with your hands, putting things together, and combining different systems to come up with a solution for a real life problem, then a career in Electronics Engineering could be the right choice for you.
The Electronics Engineering program at ECPI University focuses on on real-world application of engineering principles. Engineering technologists are usually the link between the engineers and the technicians. They work with engineers from the conception phase of a product to the final production. They assist in the design, development, testing, and production of electrical/electronic equipment and components.
This program also focuses on Analog and Digital Electronics and Communications, Computer Hardware and Software, Fiber Optic Technology, and more. Graduates are prepared for a variety of careers including Engineering Consultants, Industrial Engineers, Product Engineers, Project Managers, and more.
If you are the type of person who likes working with your hands, putting things together, and combining different systems to come up with a solution for a real life problem, then a career in Electronics Engineering could be the right choice for you. In addition, the Mechatronics concentration is often involved in robotics and manufacturing, so prospective applicants should enjoy working in teams, possibly in a factory environment. Learn to analyze and troubleshoot electronic and telecommunication systems. Take a look around you. You are surrounded by these systems; from traditional electronic products to wireless PDAs, iPods, iPhones, iPads, and others.
In these times of emerging technologies, a skilled workforce in the electronics field has been and will continue to be in demand in maintenance and repair, installation, quality assurance, and research and development.
If you are the type of person who likes working with your hands, putting things together, and combining different systems to come up with a solution for a real life problem, then a career in Electronics Engineering Technology could be the right choice for you. Learn to analyze and troubleshoot electronic and telecommunication systems.
Are you the type of person who likes to be challenged and wants to help an organization stay ahead of anyone or anything that might harm its computer systems? A career in Network Security may be right for you. Students can learn how to create and build networks in various environments and both design and implement network security plans to keep hackers at bay and keep networks safe.
The rise of virtualization and cloud computing technology brings with it enormous opportunities to increase Information Technology agility and flexibility while reducing the cost and complexity of an organization’s network infrastructure. Virtualization and storage are the essential catalysts for cloud computing. Students learn to virtualize servers and clients, utilize cloud technologies, create storage solutions, and deploy thin applications for large, medium, and small organizational networks.
Interested in automated manufacturing? Do you like working with your hands? Learn to develop and troubleshoot robotics, programmable controllers, and integrated systems. Skills in the Mechatronics field can be applied in various areas including maintenance and repair, installation, quality assurance, and research and development.
Software – the system interface that connects you to a computer, tablet, or smartphone! It’s a specific set of programs, procedures, and algorithms that requires advanced knowledge to develop. Each year, enterprising developers create an array of cloud, mobile and web-based applications designed to make business more effective and our lives more enjoyable.
Become part of a team that provides critical financial information and analysis to help move an organization forward in today’s fast-paced business world. ECPI University’s Accounting program helps prepare graduates for entry level positions such as accountant, budget analyst, auditor, tax accountant, and more.
In 2.5 years, through our year-round schedule, you can earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Business Management.
Today's business world requires a thorough knowledge of accounting, technology management, and sound marketing practices that work in the new global marketplace.
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Learn to combine information technology with business management to meet the ever-changing demands of the global marketplace. If you like challenge and working as part of a team to move an organization forward, then check out our IT management program field.
This hands-on, interactive educational program can equip you with the computer programming and information processing skills required for career-entry positions in a wide range of positions. Students are introduced to a variety of operation system environments and programming languages.
Developing and maintaining websites with multimedia applications can make for an exciting career. Through this program, you can learn how to create interactive sites with animated graphics. You can also develop visual creativity, logical information design, and multimedia communication skills.
Do you like working with your hands and studying how things work?
Consider Mechanical Engineering Technology. In today’s advanced manufacturing environment, mechanical engineering technicians are key team members. According to Manufacturing Institute, 67% of employers report moderate to severe shortages of qualified workers, the right training could mean opportunity.
ECPI University’s curriculum focuses on problem solving and real-world application of engineering sciences, which can provide the education needed for employment in:
• Mechanical Product Fabrication
• CAD & Computer Graphics
• Automation & Manufacturing
• Aerospace & Aerodynamics
• Systems Control
Through our year-round schedule, you can earn an Associate of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology in just 1.5 years!
Are you fascinated by robotics? Do you get excited about intelligent systems and automation? Consider working in mechatronics, serving as a vital link between engineers and technicians.
Mechatronics merges electrical, mechanical, and technical systems, so those with skills in all three areas are in high-demand. With over 600,000 unfilled jobs reported by Manufacturing Institute, opportunities in manufacturing are plentiful with the right training.
ECPI University’s curriculum is based on employer and industry needs, focusing on:
• Programmable Controllers
• Hydraulics & Pneumatics
• Testing & Measuring Instruments
• Computer Programming
Through our year-round schedule, you can earn an Associate of Science Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology with a concentration in Mechatronics in just 1.5 years!
If you like hands-on careers in design, testing, manufacturing, operations, maintenance, and technical support, then a degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology may be the right choice for you. Learn skills that support industries such as Product Design and Fabrication, Manufacturing, Power Generation, Heating, Air Conditioning, Transportation, Infrastructure, Plant Management, and Systems Control.
Expand your knowledge and optimize your career potential. Our Master’s program in Information Systems is designed to prepare you for leading roles in IT. The program is focused on providing knowledge and skills to apply the principles and concepts related to the development and management of information systems and technology locally and globally.
If you’d like a career which lets you blend your interest in crime prevention, security, investigation, law enforcement and technology with your passion to improve community safety, then our Criminal Justice program could be the right choice for you.
Are you interested in a career which allows you to blend your interest in law enforcement, intelligence gathering, emergency planning and the protection of the nation's critical infrastructure? Our Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Homeland Security could be the right choice for you.
Homeland Security is a rapidly growing field in today's society. ECPI's program prepares graduates for employment opportunities in:
This program focuses upon providing graduates the ability to:
In 2.5 years, you can earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Homeland Security.
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Private, for-profit, Higher Education
PC: Windows XP/Vista; 512+ MB of RAM; 1 GB Free disk space; CPU speed at least P4; Internet Access
MAC: Mac OS X 10.4.9 or later; Intel, PowerPC G5, or PowerPC G4 (500 MHz or faster) processor
U.S. Residents Only
Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). ECPI FAFSA Code: 010198
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