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Save on Your Career Plan With NECC’s Engineering Science Degree

If your goal is to earn a bachelor’s degree in engineering, beginning at NECC will get you off to a smart start. Not only will you save thousands of dollars, you’ll also benefit from tremendous student support services while working and learning in our state-of-the-art labs and technology center.

Why Choose NECC?

NECC’s program was developed in cooperation with the American Society for Engineering Education as well as the engineering departments of several four-year schools, ensuring that you will be well prepared to succeed. You will also be able to transfer credits easily. In this program you will:

  • Choose from engineering concentrations including chemical, civil/environmental, electrical/computer, and mechanical
  • Learn and work in state-of-the-art computer labs, electronics labs, and NECC’s Hartleb Technology Center
  • Be taught by professionals with many years of experience
  • Have access to tutors and career advisors
  • Gain real-world experience in internships and networking opportunities

Because of NECC

Start at NECC and save nearly $12,000 when you transfer to a state university like UMass Lowell – and even more if you transfer to a private university. After completing this degree you can:

  • Transfer to the four-year school of your choice
  • Prepare for a career as a chemic, civil/environmental, electrical/computer, or mechanical engineer


Top 10

Engineering Science
is one of NECC’s top ten
largest programs


Being a student at NECC prepared me to transfer to UMass Lowell. The environment was exactly what I needed in order to get good grades and transfer.”

Joanel Vasquez, Engineering Science


Hear What Paul Chanley, Department Chair Engineering Science, Has to Say

View video on the NECC YouTube Channel.


Courses, Requirements, and Program Notes


Career Paths & Job Market

Career Paths

Career Paths

Below is a sampling of placements for past interns and graduates in Electronics and Engineering:

  • AVID Technology
  • BOC Edwards
  • Bradford Engineering Company
  • CAD Associates
  • Charles River Laboratories
  • Circuit City
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • First Essex Bank
  • Internal Revenue Services
  • Media One
  • UPS

Selected Tasks Completed by Students on Job Sites

  • Develop effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Get experience in working as part of a team
  • Acquire capacity for detail
  • Develop interpersonal skills
  • Get involved in research structure
Helpful Links for Researching Careers

Helpful Links for Researching Careers

Transferring to a 4 year College or University

Transferring to a 4 year College or University

p>See Transfer Programs and Transfer Events under Academic Support.

NECC’s Academic Support has an extensive list of colleges that regularly recruit NECC transfer students.


Department Chair

Department Chair

Paul Chanley

Phone: 978-556-3502

Faculty Contact Information

Faculty Contact Information

Name Phone Number Email Room
Paul Chanley 978-556-3502 TC 218
Russ Gouveia N/A TC 218
George Medelinskas 978-556-3881 TC 218
Joanne Ronsivalli 978-556-3232 TC 219
Ethel Schuster 978-556-3337 TC 219
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