Non-Traditional Degrees

Technical Studies

Business, industry, labor and government organizations interested in furthering the education and training of their employees/members constitute the target audience of this degree program.

2 Year Degree

Technical Studies A.A.S.

Associate of Applied Science 

60 Credit Hours

1 Year Certificate

Technical Studies

Certificate of Applied Science

30 Credit Hours



2019 Median Pay
$48,730 per year

Number of Jobs
367,900 in 2018

Job Outlook
2018-2028 13%

Much faster than average employment.

For the most current salary information, please refer to the Bureau of Labor Statistics “Occupational Outlook Handbook” found online at

Admission Requirements

The college adheres to an open admission policy which means applications with a high school diploma or GED are eligible for admission. Applicants with neither a high school diploma nor GED may be admitted on a conditional basis.

Potential Employers

  • Further education and growth within current business, industry, labor, government or other educational agencies
  • Entry level positions in technical & occupational field.

Career Outlook: projected to grow 13 percent from 2018 to 2028

Systems have become increasingly complex, employers generally prefer applicants with post-secondary education or those who have completed an apprenticeship. Some states and localities may require technicians to be licensed.

Candidates familiar with tablet computers and electronics, as well as those who have developed troubleshooting skills, will have the best job prospects.

Want to learn more about this program?
Interested in learning more about the MCTC program? Send us a message and talk to our program coordinator.
Dr. Kristy Wood
Applied Science Technology Chair
  • Date of birth - ex. 01/01/1995

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