The field of engineering technology is challenging and well-paying and has evolved into a high-tech industry. There are numerous employment and 2+2 transfer opportunities for graduates with an Associate in Applied Science degree in the engineering technology fields.
The demand for engineering technicians within the U.S. is very strong and should continue to grow particularly in the environmental, civil and industrial specialties. Improvement and updating of infrastructure along with a strong construction market will result in more jobs for engineering technicians.
The Department of Engineering Technologies at Sandhills Community College offers 1-year certificates, 2-year Associate in Applied Science degrees and 2+2 transfer options in various program areas enabling individuals to enter the workforce in the civil engineering, surveying, construction or architectural fields.
You will be provided with current technology and comprehensive training. All aspects of both programs are taught using a combination of classroom instruction with hands-on application.
The Department of Engineering Technology offers its graduates with several 2+2 transfer opportunities to pursue a related bachelor’s degrees at select North Carolina universities including the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, East Carolina University and Appalachian State University.
See Our Facilities
Most Engineering classes are held in Little Hall. Click on this building on our Virtual Tour and see the Wellard Technology Center, Byerly Auditorium, our Drafting Lab, the Engineering Lab, and the building exterior.