Industrial Trades Technology-A.T.S.
The Trumble Campus offer an associate degree completion program for students who have completed four years of apprenticeship/journeyman training. Apprentices must have completed their training from an organization working in cooperation with the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training in the U.S. Department of Labor.
Engineering technicians held 511,000 jobs in 2006.
About 35 percent of all engineering technicians worked in manufacturing, mainly in the computer and electronic equipment, transportation equipment, and machinery manufacturing industries. Another 25 percent worked in professional, scientific, and technical service industries, mostly in engineering or business services companies that do engineering work on contract for government, manufacturing firms, or other organizations.
In 2006, the Federal Government employed 37,000 engineering technicians. State governments employed 29,000, and local governments employed 25,000.
(Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Students interested in this program should apply to the Kent State Trumbull campus and must meet with an advisor to be admitted. Upon admission to this program, students will be granted 30 credit hours on the basis of their apprenticeship training. In addition, they must successfully complete a minimum of 35 hours of courses selected in accordance with the program's curriculum.
Minimum 61 credit hours. Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and in major.
PROGRAM FEE: None
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