Seth Evans enjoyed his time at ECPI University so much, he came back to earn another degree. In 2010, he enrolled at ECPI University to earn his Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering Technology (EET) online. Because he already had an associate’s degree that he earned while in the Air Force, it only took him 18 months to complete.
“It was a great experience,” says Seth. “ECPI University’s class schedule was very flexible and convenient, but it does take discipline to finish the classwork on time. I was able to meet some other really great students, and everyone was very positive towards helping each other with the assignments. Even though I never met anyone face to face, the live video chat sessions were the next best thing, especially when getting real-time help from instructors with difficult lessons.”
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Six years later, Seth decided to return to ECPI University to add a Mechatronics concentration to his EET degree. He did it all in just six months. He has since started a new job as a printed circuit board (PCD) designer for an audio/visual broadcasting company. “I never dreamed that I would be designing circuit boards, but I’ve always liked electronics in general and I love what I do now,” says Seth.
“I feel like having a Bachelor’s degree (or even two!) really helped get my foot in the door when applying for a new job. It shows that I not only learned the material, but also demonstrates my ability to balance my personal time, job schedule, and school life to accomplish a goal. In addition to my degrees, I have also been able to take and pass the CompTIA A+ computer certification, something I could not have done had I not taken the classes I took. Let me tell you, employers really like people who earn professional certifications.”
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Seth says even though he has a great job, he finds it comforting that his ECPI University degree comes with free career services for life. “It’s like having a job recruiter working for you to find a position that meets your needs the best.”