Do you enjoy building or fixing things? Do you want to use your creativity to design, manufacture, or repair specific products or devices? Are you interested in developing computer infrastructure solutions and providing security? Consider earning a degree or certificate in the Applied Technology Interest Area where you’ll gain in-demand skills and experience using the latest techniques and technologies.
Associate of Science Degrees (AS) provide you with a strong educational foundation before you enter the workforce or transfer to a four-year college. Earn the Associate of Science degree if you are interested in a career in science, math, engineering and technology. Associate Degrees require 60 units, which include general education units, units in a major or interest area, electives and a one-unit science lab.
Earning a Certificate of Achievement gives you the knowledge and technical training needed for a specialized career. This can be a good option if you are exploring new careers, seeking professional advancement or upgrading credentials. Certificates of Achievement require a minimum of 16 units.
Earning a Skills Certificate allows you to develop career and technical skills in a short amount of time. Learn new skills in preparation to enter a new field or upgrade skills to advance in your existing job. Skills Certificates require fewer than 16 units.
Earning a Noncredit Certificate can provide foundational skills and a smooth transition to credit programs and employment. Noncredit courses can be repeated. Students do not receive grades and are tuition-free.
Associate of Arts (AA) or an Associate of Science (AS) degree provides you with a strong educational foundation before you enter the workforce or transfer to a four-year college. Earn the AS degree if you are interested in a career in science, math, engineering and technology. Both an AA and AS requires 60 units, including general education units and units in a major. If earning an AS, it requires a one-unit science lab.
Advanced ManufacturingGain hands-on skills to design, build and manufacture using the latest technologies, including computer modeling and Haas automation.
Automotive TechnologyGet the skills to start a long-term career in the competitive auto industry. Meet the latest standards in today’s market by working with instructors who are Master ASE Certified or above.
Building IndustriesLearn everything from job safety to construction skills. Get in-demand skills in hands-on classes including electrical, plumbing, carpentry and solar energy.
Cyber Defense CenterDo you want to learn how to identify and respond to cyber threats of all kinds? Get in-demand skills for a cyber security career.
Information TechnologyDesign, create, manage and maintain computer systems. There are many career paths including tech support, cyber security, office work and business analyst.
MechatronicsStudy everything from robotics to industrial animation. You'll learn real-world career skills in our industry-quality labs.
Welding TechnologyTrain in commercial and industrial welding and fabrication. Get both technical knowledge and hands-on skills to prepare for a welding career.