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Our Engineering Technology program is designed by industry experts to ensure students gain the modern technical skills required in manufacturing and engineering.
Build a solid foundation for a promising career with our Engineering Technology associate degree. Blue Ridge CTC offers a blend of real-world knowledge and additional workforce skills employers look for in qualified applicants.
You are not alone, as almost a third of students transfer schools! Check our transfer evaluation tool to save money and time while transferring to our Associate of Applied Science in Engineering Technology.
Projected for various in-demand skills/roles in the engineering sector by 2030!
Projected for electrical engineering technicians between 2021 to 2030!
For various jobs like electrical technicians, technologists, and etc.
For electrical and electronic engineering technologists and technicians.
With the two-year Blue Ridge CTC Associate degree in Engineering Technology, students get hands-on training guided by certified instructors to learn the concepts of electricity and electronics to begin their engineering technician career. The degree lets students:
Can you see yourself as a successful engineering technician? Our Associate of Applied Science in Engineering Technology teaches students in-demand skills through an industry-focused curriculum required to enter the engineering workforce.
Throughout this program, students learn the latest workforce-ready technical skills, knowledge, competencies, and professional aptitude required in day-to-day engineering technician roles.
Earn an associate degree in Engineering Technology from our School of Workforce Development and Engineering Technology!
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With a Blue Ridge CTC associate degree in Engineering Technology, students learn hands-on skills necessary to operate machines and equipment used in modern distribution and processing industries.
This program delivers students practical understanding of engineering technology concepts such as technical physics, CAD applications, CAD applications lab, 3D modeling lab, fluid power, industrial controls, electricity statistics, electronics statistics, and much more. The curriculum helps students to:
Blue Ridge CTC offers an industry-focused approach to learning, leading to a path-breaking career and continuing education opportunities.
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Blue Ridge CTC acts as a catalyst to career goals, gives students exposure to real-time career prospects, and provides a learning environment supporting personal and professional growth.
Effective faculty is the backbone of any school. Our faculty are committed teachers and scholars who:
Deliver real-world learning to shape a students’ job market competency.
Impart teaching that promotes creativity and sets the base for further 4-year programs.
Extend a smart learning model that raises job prospects.
Integrate best-in-class learning formats and resources to drive focused learning.
We provide comprehensive Student Support Services to promote student success.
Student Services provides a variety of support, including tutoring, accessibility accommodations, and more!
We provide high-tech classes, supporting labs, and study areas to promote a balanced education.
We recognize talent and celebrate performance with awards and acknowledgments.
We have supportive staff to help with personal, professional, and academic challenges.
We support students from admissions through their career search! Career Services assists students:
Find the right kind of job with a career inventory assessment.
Get assistance on resume writing and referral to participating employer partners.
With interview preparation to boost their morale and get prepared with the right narration to win job negotiations.
Get a holistic learning environment, where they are nurtured to become the next set of professionals entering the workforce.
As a community of students, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders, we strive for diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campuses, both inside and outside of the classroom.
Campus diversity encourages open dialogue on campus.
Equity removes barriers and ensures equal opportunities are afforded to all.
Our campus offers an inclusive, welcoming environment where all are valued, celebrated, and included.
The campus community promotes diversity and inclusion through a variety of speakers and events.
We are committed to providing students with real-time training and internship opportunities to enter the workforce directly after graduating.
We provide industry expert instruction to strengthen job-specific skills needed for real-world challenges.
We assist students with internship opportunities to find their way to a successful career.
We provide industry-certified expert supervision and guidance to raise students’ job prospects in the Government and Private sectors.
Our campus is well equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories, machinery, hardware, and software required to provide the technical skills needed for real jobs.
Learn more about alumni who successfully reached their goals by earning an education at Blue Ridge CTC!
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To choose a suitable associate degree in engineering technology, you must consider the time to complete, cost of tuition, and quality of the instruction provided.
If you need additional insight into career options, consider a free career inventory assessment before exploring course options that align with personal and professional interests.
This degree is a good option for students who want to build a strong foundation for starting or advancing in their career in their chosen engineering discipline.
After pursuing an Associate of Applied Science in Engineering Technology, students may seek direct workforce entry positions and are qualified for many lucrative career opportunities available in the local economy. The program incorporates real-world skills and content-specific knowledge needed to land well-paying jobs.
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.