The Engineering Technology Department offers an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Drafting/ Design Engineering Technology that prepares individuals to work as engineering technologists for architects and engineering firms or continue on to earn a bachelor’s degree at a four-year university.

The department also offers three certificate programs that prepare students for entry-level support positions with building contractors, architectural engineers and mechanical engineering firms.

The Engineering Technology Lab has state-of-the-art technology, including 3D mice, 3D printers, plot printers, Alienware, and Oculus Quest rendering Virtual and Augmented Reality. Software applications students can learn include Autodesk, REVIT, CAD, CIVIL3D, BIM 360, Map, Enscape and Unity.

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Engineering Technology

Dr. Sandra Melendez


Degrees & Certificates

Associate of Science (AS) in Engineering Technology
Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Electromechanical Engineering Technology
Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in CADD Engineering Technology
Electrical Assistant, Level I Certificate
Electromechanical Engineering Technician, Level 1 Certificate
CADD, Level 1 Certificate
Architectural and Constructional Technology, Level 1 Certification
Robotic Mechanical Engineering Technology, Level 2 Certification

Program Information

The Engineering Technology program is designed to open up a variety of career paths for students who are interested in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). With this degree, students can train to work as engineering technologists.

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Average entry-level salary $32,645
(with Associate Degree)


Average entry-level salary $51,610
(with Associate Degree)

All data listed above incorporates Central Texas jobs and entry wages found on