The Division offers A.S. degree programs designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions to pursue advanced degrees in science and technology, and A.A.S. and certificate programs designed to prepare students to enter the workforce immediately upon graduation. The Center for Technology has 30,000 square feet of classrooms, laboratories, and office space on two levels. It houses the existing programs and has space for new programs in emerging technologies. The courses utilize cutting-edge equipment in spacious laboratories designed for training the next generation of engineers, technicians, and scientists. The faculty have diverse backgrounds in the applied sciences in both educational and industrial settings. Most have earned doctorates or professional engineering licenses in their field of specialty.
Choose from the following degree and certificate programs:
How Do I Get In?
Essex County College admits individuals who are at least 18 years of age or have earned a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) certificate.
To apply to the College, submit the ECC application and supporting documents (official high school and/or prior college transcripts, or official GED documentation) with the non-refundable $25 fee. You can secure the form on-line at: webservices.essex.edu.
For more information please call 973-877-3100.
A new Honors Program is available for academically talented and highly motivated students entering college for the first time or who are just completing their first semester of study at ECC. The program includes linked courses with an emphasis on research, an internship experience, and a capstone research project. Students must apply directly to the program. Eligibility criteria include an expected GPA of 3.5 or higher for students already enrolled. For further details, call 973-877-3204.