Blue Ridge CTC’s relevant associate degree in Applied Technology is designed to accommodate new learners or transfer students from various technical, trade, and skills-based backgrounds. Students with national certificates earn college credit and can choose additional technical electives under the guidance of an academic advisor.
Use workforce training toward a degree with an associate degree in Applied Technology. Blue Ridge CTC offers a blend of real-world knowledge and additional workforce skills employers look for in qualified applicants.
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This program is designed especially for those who have worked in trade professions such as carpentry, HVAC, surgical technology, culinary arts, automotives, mastry, agriculture, information technology, and more!
Students enhance existing skills by creating a degree that consists of classroom and real-world knowledge.
Students receive college credit for existing national certifications.
Save money by using existing experience toward a degree program and increase your lifetime career earning potential.
With the two-year Applied Technology associate degree program, students are able to convert industry and trade knowledge into college credit. Increase your earning potential by enrolling in the Applied Technology degree. This program allows students to:
The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Applied Technology is a broad-spectrum technical studies degree program designed to accommodate the transfer of credit for students from a variety of technical, trade, and skills-based backgrounds. It is a useful option for individuals who wish to earn an applied degree and who have been trained in areas such as carpentry, automotive, masonry, agriculture, information technology, or other technical trades.
With the Applied Technology associate degree program, students get a well-rounded knowledge of understanding, interpreting, and conveying technical information. With on-the-job training experience, they gain interpersonal, evaluative, and soft skills to build real-time professional skills required for technical jobs.
Earn this degree from our School of Workforce Development and Engineering Technologies.
The program teaches academic concepts of Applied Technology to develop workforce-ready skills required in real trades.
The Applied Technology program teaches core concepts required in the workplace such as - Information Literacy, technical writing, communication, scientific and qualitative reasoning, social awareness with field learning, and more. The curriculum helps students:
Blue Ridge CTC offers a holistic, industry-focused approach to learning, leading to a path-breaking career and continuing education opportunities.
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 admission through the 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.
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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.