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The Wentworth Institute of Technology Associate of Applied Science in Engineering Technology is designed specifically for working professionals who are participating in or have completed approved apprenticeship programs with our partners organizations. You will combine up to 24 credits earned from your on-the-job training with 36 credits of academic coursework aimed at equipping you with the engineering fundamentals to solve real-world technical challenges in a variety fields. You will complete your degree in a flexible online format designed to accommodate your busy schedule.

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Earn your degree alongside electrical, telecommunication, construction, and mechanical professionals like you! Complete your application by July 1 to join our Fall 2024 cohort. 

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  • Combine practical hands-on learning with engineering fundamentals to solve real-world challenges in a variety of technical fields.

    The Wentworth Institute of Technology Associate of Applied Science in Engineering Technology combines up to 24 credits earned through your apprenticeship training with 36 credits of academic coursework to prepare you for advancement in technical fields. 

    Learning Outcomes

    • to apply knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline.
    • to design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to the discipline.
    • to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-defined technical and non-technical environments and identify and use appropriate technical literature.
    • to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results.
    • to function effectively as a member of a technical team.


    Our online program offers unparalleled flexibility, allowing you to balance your studies with work, family, and other obligations. 


    Wentworth offers a low online tuition rate for this program and the ability to transfer in your apprenticeship credits plus a variety of previously earned coursework and prior learning credits. At $595 per credit hour, students can get their degree quickly and take their learning back into the field.

    Advanced Degree Pathways

    This program aligns with Wentworth's Project Management Bachelor's Degree Online, providing associate degree graduates with a clear pathway to continued education and career advancement. Transfer credits from your associate degree courses, plus professional, apprenticeship, and/or military experience are all considered.

  • Format


    Online learning at Wentworth provides a flexible and accessible educational experience, allowing students to engage with coursework, faculty, and peers from anywhere in the world. This model leverages a digital platform to deliver high-quality collaborative, faculty-led opportunities, accommodating those who need to balance their studies with other professional or personal commitments.

    Time Commitment

    5 Fall & Spring Semesters | 2.5 Years

    Online classes will be meet one to two evenings per week with additional coursework assigned to be completed outside of the classroom. Courses are typically 15-weeks long and are offered in the Fall and Spring semesters. 

    Course Schedule

    This program is delivered in a cohort model. Students commit to completing courses in the sequence below with their cohort at the time that they are offered, as there is no guarantee when a missed course will be available again. Schedules and required courses are subject to change.

    Semester One, Fall 2024

    • ENGL1100: ENGLISH I

    Semester Two, Spring 2025

    • ENGL2200: ENGLISH II

    Semester Three, Fall 2025   


    Semester Four, Spring 2026

    • Social Science & Humanities Elective

    Semester Five, Fall 2026 

  • Find Your Balance

    Wentworth's Associates of Applied Science in Engineering Technology is a part-time online associates degree program designed for working professionals who are participating in, or have completed, an approved technical apprentice program led by a Wentworth partner organization. 

    Approved Apprenticeship Programs

    The following apprenticeship curriculums have been approved for 24 transfer credits towards the Associates of Applied Science in Engineering Technology

    • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 103 Electrical Construction and Telecommunications Apprenticeship 
    • National Elevator Industry Education Program (NEIEP) 
    • Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc. Electrician and Telecommunication Technician Apprenticeship 


    The apprenticeship program must be completed prior to receiving the 24 required technical elective credits that are required to graduate. Certificate of Completion Date will be submitted on your behalf of your organization. 

    Start Your Application

    Deadline to apply is July 01, 2024. 

    For questions about your application, please contact us at


  • Tuition 

    This program is eligible for a reduced, online part-time, cost-per-credit of $595. More information about the total cost of attending Wentworth can be found on the Tuition & Costs page. 

    Apprenticeship credits can result in a savings of approximately $14K towards your degree, based on the 24/25 cost-pre-credit rate. Students may also transfer in up to 6 credits from prior learning, resulting in an additional $3.5K in savings. 

    Funding Your Education

    To learn more about services and resources to fund and pay for your education visit Student Accounts and Financial Aid. Students who are enrolled in at least 6 credits per semester may qualify for financial aid. To be assessed for financial aid eligibility please complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. 

    *Rates subject to annual change.

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  • Contact Us

    For questions about applying to this program or to request a transfer credit evaluation for your organization's apprenticeship program please contact us at or 617.989.4300.