Build a Pathway to a Promising Engineering Career

Our associate degree programs in Engineering provide in-demand technical skills needed to enter or advance in the workforce.

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Blue Ridge
Associate Industry

$39,840 - $99, 210

Average Salary

For job roles like Electrical Engineering Technicians, Electronic Technicians, and similar job roles.


Annual Jobs

Projected for Electrical and Electronic Technicians and similar occupations by 2030.


New Jobs

Projected for Electrical and Electronic Technicians and similar job roles by 2030.


Annual Median Salary

For Electro-Mechanical Technicians and similar occupations.

  • As per BLS, the average annual salary for Electrical and Electronics Technicians is $63,640 .
  • BLS predicts at least 11,000 jobs each year for Electrical and Electronic Technicians by 2030.
  • As per BLS, there will be 118,900 new jobs for Electrical and Electronic Technicians by 2030.
  • BLS predicts the average median salary for Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronic Technicians as  $60K.

Begin a Rewarding Career with an Associate Degree in Engineering!

Train to enter into the engineering workforce with an industry-driven, Blue Ridge CTC’s associate degree in Engineering. Explore our programs to:

  • Distinguish yourself from the crowd by learning new technical skills and technologies.
  • Learn real-time skills to operate, design, configure and troubleshoot automated machines required across the engineering industry.
  • Build a strong base for transition to various fields or disciplines in engineering.
  • Plan for real careers within the electrical, electronic, mechanical, and plastic engineering workforce.

Earn an Associate Degree in Engineering - Select Your Major!

When students pursue an associate degree in the Engineering field at Blue Ridge CTC, they experience industry-focused instruction, exposure to modern business use cases, plus elective options to design their degree in their own way.

Start a Remarkable Career with Endless Engineering Career Options!

Apart from academics, Blue Ridge CTC helps match students with the best career choices by providing job search and placement assistance. With an associate degree in Engineering, students pave their way to career options including:

  • Electro-Mechanical Technician
  • Electrical Technician
  • Mechatronics Technician
  • Plastics Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineering Technologist 
  • And more!

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Why Choose Blue Ridge CTC?

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College provide access to a range of affordable, flexible two-year associate degrees in the Engineering field. We offer high-quality instruction and career assistance that meets every career goal!

Have Questions? Talk With an Admissions Counselor Today!

Admissions Counselors and Academic Advisors at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College help students navigate career paths throughout their academic career.

Frequently Asked Questions

Have doubts about pursuing a Blue Ridge CTC associate degree in Engineering? We can help!

Blue Ridge CTC offers an industry-driven Associate of Applied Science Engineering Degree program that costs less than a bachelor’s degree and takes about two years to complete. Our programs help students or working professionals obtain the foundation skills, knowledge, and competency required to enter the engineering workforce at well-paying wages.
Our associate programs in Engineering require 60 credit hours, which equals approximately two years when enrolled as a full-time student.
Blue Ridge CTC offers the following associate degree programs in the Engineering field:
  • Associate of Applied Science in Electric Distribution Engineering Technology
  • Associate of Applied Science in Electric Utility Technology
  • Associate of Applied Science in Engineering Technology
  • Associate of Applied Science in Mechatronics
  • Associate of Applied Science in Plastic Engineering Technology
Admissions requirements for associate programs in Engineering include a high school diploma or equivalent and a complete application packet. Students who have earned credits at other Colleges or Universities must also provide official copies of those transcripts. There is also a $25 application fee that can be paid at any time once an application is submitted.


Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.

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