The industrial technology degree program offers many career paths from industrial or facilities supervision to skilled mechanical or electrical maintenance. The comprehensive curriculum includes both basic and advanced manufacturing techniques as well as skilled mechanical and electrical maintenance principles and applications.
The program provides knowledge of traditional manufacturing methods as well as state-of-the-art and emerging technologies. Areas of expertise include robotics, precision machining, CNC, welding, hydraulics/pneumatics, pumps, pipefitting, mechanical and electrical skilled maintenance, computer control automation and advanced materials and processes.
The Stark State program is designed in a building block style which includes apprenticeship level courses. These courses provide the base to which students can add additional courses to allow completion of the associate degree program.
Your pathway to a degree
You can start with one of many certificates, taking classes that directly apply to the associate degree in industrial technology:
- Basic industrial maintenance
- CAD/CAM (computer-aided drafting/computer-aided machining) specialist
- CDL (Commercial Driver’s License)
- Computer Numerical Control (CNC)
- Construction materials inspection
- Mechanical drive systems
- Precision gauging and inspection
- Precision machining and CNC programming
- Quality assurance specialist
- Titanium/stainless steel welding
- Welding technology
- Welding Technology AWS (American Welding Society) Certification exam preparation general MIG, TIG, aluminum, & oxyfuel welding (general AWS D1.1 exam prep)