Industrial Systems Technology

Would you like to get your future in GEAR? Do you like working with your hands and solving complex technical problems? Maybe a career in Industrial Systems Technology is for you! As a student in the IST curriculum you would learn theory and practical skills in installing, servicing and maintaining high-tech industrial equipment. We offer instruction in electrical, electronic, and mechanical disciplines to provide you with all the skills you need to succeed in such positions as multi-skilled industrial maintenance tech, automation tech, and controls engineering tech, to name a few. The local demand for technicians is very high, with more available positions than qualified applicants. Starting salaries are very competitive, with a range of $30,000 to $40,000 locally, depending on the industry. Technicians with three to five years of industry experience can make $75,000+! Many internship opportunities are available, so you can earn while you learn and be ready to hit the ground running when you graduate with your degree in Industrial Systems Technology!

Credentials available: Associate of Applied Science Degree, and Certificate in Industrial Systems Technology

Average Class Size: 10 – 15

Things to Consider: The demand for Industrial Systems technicians is high and students usually have a job before graduation. There is a nighttime/online option for working adults. Students can also build on this degree through the 2 + 2 program that allows you to transfer to East Carolina University and earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology.

Curriculum Courses by Semester

Industrial Systems Technology Degree (A50240)
Industrial Systems Certificate (C50240)
Industrial Systems Technology / Mechanical Systems Certificate (C50240MS)
Industrial Systems Technology / Industrial Controls Certificate (C50240IC)
Industrial Systems Technology / Maintenance Management Certificate (C50240MM)

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Industrial Systems Technology