Engineering Technology

Associate in Science

This degree is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of the two specializations: Mechanical Design and Fabrication, and Digital Design and Modeling, with one common core. There are five pre-planned areas of emphasis in the program, including A.S. and Certificate options:

Program Details

  • 2-Year Program
  • 60 Total Credit Hours
  • 9 Elective Courses

Class Options

  • Online
  • Hybrid
  • Day
  • Evening
  • Weekend

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Career Outlook*

Employment of industrial engineering technicians is expected to grow at the same rate as mechanical engineering technicians, with a median pay being $48,201 per year, or $23.18 per hour. The growing emphasis on cost control through increasing efficiency will keep up demand for industrial engineering technicians. Employment of electrical and electronics engineering technicians will experience less growth through 2018, with a median pay being $49,550 per year, or $23.82 per hour.

There are numerous career opportunities for those who can master new software and technology, as well as traditional manual skills. The median pay is $50,110 per year, or $24.09 per hour. Job titles include: Engineering Technologist, Production Technician, Computer Aided Design (CAD) operator, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Operators, Electrical Engineering Technology Technician, Mechanical Engineering Technology Technician, and Aerospace Technology Technician. Job titles and average hourly salary rates include: Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technician $18.42, Electrical & Electronic, Drafter $16.17 and Mechanical Engineering Technician $18.35.

Average or Median Salary

$48,201

*All career data on this page, such as occupation description, career outlook and salary information reflects the national average and was sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.