Engineering and Architecture Schools, Online Degrees and Programs

Engineers and architects are designing the new, green America. In the next decade the focus on jobs in the drafting, design, aeronautical, construction, and industrial engineering fields will focus on the discovery and implementation of sustainable buildings, machines, and energy systems. Online career training is available for those who want to go into the diverse fields of architecture or the engineering subfields of aerospace, agriculture, biomedical, chemical, civil, computer hardware, electrical, electronics, environmental, industrial, petroleum, and mechanical engineering.

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  • Electrical Technician
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About Brightwood College

Brightwood College offers accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience for individuals focused on gaining the skills for specific careers. Brightwood College is owned and operated by Education Corporation of America.

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Education Corporation of America's institutions broaden access to postsecondary educational opportunities.


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  • Colorado Springs - Master of Science - Electrical Engineering
  • Colorado Springs - Bachelor of Science - Electrical Engineering
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A degree from CTU can connect you to a powerful professional network, faculty who are real-world professionals and innovative technology. So once you earn your degree, you hit the ground sprinting. That’s the power of in. Are you in?


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  • Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
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Get hands-on training with Vista College. We offer certificate, diploma, and associate degree programs in a wide variety of fields at our campuses in Las Cruces, New Mexico, and Amarillo, Beaumont, El Paso, Lubbock, Longview, and Killeen, Texas.
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How to Prepare for a Career in Engineering and Architecture

According to The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), most engineers and architects pursue career training through online engineering and architecture degree programs at the undergraduate level and then go on to earn advanced degrees to specialize in their field. Engineering and architecture schools offer courses in drafting principles and CAD software, mathematics, physics, computer sciences, and design. Many bachelor's degree programs in architecture take up to five years to complete. You can complete an online master's degree in engineering in as little as two years.

Engineering and Architecture Wages

Engineering and architecture careers are traditionally well-paid professions. The BLS reports the median annual wages in 2008 were $74,020 for environmental engineers, $97,400 for computer hardware engineers, and $70,320 for architects.

Engineering and Architecture Career Outlook

The BLS predicts that overall engineering employment will rise by 11 percent between 2008 and 2018. The engineering fields with the highest predicted rates of growth are in biomedicine, civil engineering, industrial engineering, and environmental engineering (a predicted 31 percent rise in jobs). Jobs for architects are predicted to rise by 16 percent during the same decade.

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