Technology Associate Degree Programs

There are six technology associate degree programs at Clinton

An associate degree can typically be earned in two years of full-time study, and prepare you to begin a career immediately following graduation.

Computer Electronics Technology (CET)

The CET A.A.S. degree program provides graduates with skills in two areas: information technology and electronics. Students have the option to concentrate their studies by following either the information technology track or electronics track. Skilled Computer and Electronics Technicians are in high demand, and nearly all students who have successfully completed the CET program have gone to work in the technology field, making some of the highest starting salaries of Clinton alumni. Graduates also have the option to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering Technology. More Information

Computer Information Systems (CIS)

The CIS A.A.S. degree program covers a wide variety of topics including computer programming, hardware, operating systems, web design, and database management. The program is hands-on, with students gaining skills and knowledge which prepare them to immediately begin work in the field upon graduation. Graduates may also transfer into a four-year Computer Information Technology or Computer Information Systems program to obtain their bachelor’s degree More Information

Environmental Technology (ENT)

The ENT A.A.S. degree program gives students the scientific background and hands-on instruction needed to pursue a technical career in fields related to environmental science. Graduates will possess basic skills applicable to careers in environmental site investigation, cleanup, and monitoring and wastewater/drinking water operations. In addition to lab and classroom instruction, students will also receive practical exposure to the latest field technologies in a variety of outdoor settings and prepare for certification exams relevant to employment in the environmental industry. More Information

Mechanical Technology (MEC)

The MEC A.A.S. degree program prepares students for a career in the constantly evolving technology field. Highly skilled mechanical technicians are in high demand, and graduates of the MEC program are equipped with the knowledge and skills to make an immediate impact in the technology workforce. Students will learn to become successful technicians by building on essential skills such as creativity, problem solving, team work, and leadership through hands-on projects and labs. Upon completion of the first year, students will choose one of three tracks-Computer Aided Design (CAD), Manufacturing, or Maintenance-to prepare for a more specific career. More Information

Renewable Energy Technologies (RET)

The RET A.A.S. degree program is a hands-on, technology-based program which includes the study of electricity, electronics, wind energy production, power distribution, photovoltaic systems installation, operation, and maintenance, along with general education study in humanities, science, and technical math. More Information

Wind Energy and Turbine Technology (WTT)

The WTT A.A.S. degree program prepares students for employment in large-scale wind-based renewable energy production careers and/or for the pursuit of advanced degrees in renewable energy, by educating them in the fundamental concepts, knowledge, and practices in electricity, electronics, large wind turbine power generation and power distribution with an emphasis on safety practices system maintenance. Wind power is a rapidly growing field, with most WTT graduates finding immediate employment. More Information


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