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Industrial Systems Technology (AAS)

Industrial Systems Technology Diploma

Machine Shop-CNC Operator Certificate

Mechanical Procedures I Certificate

Mechanical Procedures II Certificate

Programmable Logic Controller Certificate


PreCollege Courses


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Industrial Systems Technology

Career Description

The Industrial Systems Technology curriculum is designed to prepare or upgrade individuals to service, maintain, repair or install equipment. Instructions include theory and skills training needed for testing, troubleshooting, and diagnosing industrial equipment. Graduates can enter the workforce as:

Career Information

Graduates can enter the workforce as:

They utilize computers such as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) to troubleshoot other machines as well as voltmeters and precision measuring devices. They are able to troubleshoot and repair a variety of systems used in the manufacturing and business workplace.

The following is a list of local employers in the field of Electrical Systems Technology:

Entry-Level Salary

Program Requirements

The Industrial Systems Technology AAS Degree is a 66-credit hour program. There is a basic core of 49 credit hours. The program also consists of 15 general education credit hours and six credit hours of additional track courses.

 Helpful Personal Attributes

Highly motivated to work with industry, a strong sense of ethical behavior, a positive attitude, ability to work well with others and effective oral, written and communication skills.

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Industrial Systems Technology Programs, contact Richard Hanchey, Instructor, at 910-272-3470, email  or Harvey Strong, Program Director, at 910-272-3472, email .