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Associate Degree in Engineering

Undergraduate | USA-ADE-DEG | 2024

Transform from tradesperson to engineering professional

Learn core engineering concepts and essential maths, physics and chemistry. Combine those with key business management skills, and you’ll be ready to enter the engineering industry, or transition from a trade to a technical or management role.

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Associate Degree in Engineering

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Career opportunities

Engineering is a diverse and varied profession. Some engineers build the world’s cities, roads and bridges, some create components found in computers and gaming consoles while others help to develop renewable energy sources to protect the environment.

Your associate degree prepares you to work in jobs such as engineering associate, design drafter, developer or engineering technical officer. You’ll be well sought after in fields such as defence, construction, environmental engineering, mining and resources and civil infrastructure, depending on your area of interest.

Careers to consider:

  • Engineering associate:
  • Design drafter
  • Engineering technical officer
  • Engineering developer

This associate degree is also a pathway into UniSA Engineering (Honours) degrees, allowing you to continue your studies and become a fully-qualified engineer and/or surveyor.

Professional recognition

This program is not accredited by Engineers Australia (EA) however graduates are eligible to apply for membership to EA at Engineering Associate level. Please contact EA for more information on the requirements and process for membership.

Career outlook

Civil Engineering Professionals:
$93K to $120K
Engineering Managers:
Over $120K
Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers:
Over $120K

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