Air Conditioning Technology
With a degree in Air Conditioning Technology, job opportunities are endless. Installing and servicing heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment is the focus of this program. Academic courses, theory courses, and laboratory experiences are designed to promote success in the air conditioning field.
Where can I work?
Heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers held about 231,000 jobs in 2011; the majority worked for plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning contractors. The rest were employed in a variety of industries throughout the country, reflecting a widespread dependence on climate-control systems. Some worked for fuel oil dealers, refrigeration and air-conditioning service and repair shops, schools, and stores that sell heating and air-conditioning systems. Local governments, the Federal Government, hospitals, office buildings, and other organizations that operate large air-conditioning, refrigeration, or heating systems also employed these workers. Many graduates of this program will choose to start their own business and become self-employed.
National Data Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Survey
How much will I earn?
The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the national median annual wage for occupations in this area of study is $43,380. Find Out More
How long will it take to complete the program?
This program usually takes 4 semesters to complete.
What are the program options?
Associate in Applied Science Degree
- Air Conditioning Technology
- Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Mechanic
- Domestic AC & Furnace Installer
- Environmental Control SystemServicer
- Environmental System Repair Helper
- Refrigeration Mechanic
Would you like more information?
Contact: Keithen McKenzie