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Schools in the USA

Engineering Technology and Applied Technology Majors

A major (also known as a major concentration or concentration) is a term for the specific group of courses that give you a basic knowledge of a field of study, which is in addition to your core curriculum. A major is a term most commonly applied to a program of study leading to a bachelor's degree. However, associate's degrees can also have majors, for instance an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in engineering technology.

Diploma and certificate programs do not have majors as such. Rather, they carry a designation (for instance a CNC/Toolmaking Diploma) which is much more specific than a degree title. Often, students in a community college or career college program--sometimes all the students in the department--will take a common set of core foundational courses in the first year (or term, in the case of shorter programs) which then enables them to pursue a specialized area of study. But generally, the field of study at the community college level is career-focused to the point where students do not take "elective" courses as they do for bachelor's degrees. Hence the designation of the diploma or certificate effectively stands in for the "major."

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MIAT
MIAT
Programs Offered:
  • Energy Technology - AAS
  • Energy and Industrial Technician - Certificate

 
Colorado Technical University Online
A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.
Programs Offered:
  • Master Of Science in Systems Engineering

 
Kaplan University
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Programs Offered:
  • MS in Management - Project Management

 
Colorado State University-Global Campus
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Programs Offered:
  • BS - Project Management
  • Master - Project Management
  • Undergraduate Certificate - Project Management

 
Virginia College

Set your career in motion at Virginia College.

Programs Offered:
  • AS - Network Engineering

 
Sullivan College of Technology and Design
Boost your career with training from Sullivan College of Technology and Design.
Programs Offered:
  • Bachelor of Science in Advanced Manufacturing Technology
  • Associate of Applied Science in Mechanical CADD
  • Associate of Applied Science in Architectural CADD
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New England Institute of Technology

New England Institute of Technology is a private, non-profit, co-educational technical university offering over 50 Associate in Science, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree programs.

Programs Offered:
  • AS - Advanced Manufacturing Technology

 
McCann School of Business & Technology

Start your future now!

Programs Offered:
  • Commercial & Industrial Maintenance Technician - Associate in Specialized Technology

 
San Joaquin Valley College

San Joaquin Valley College - A Private Junior College.

Programs Offered:
  • Certificate - Industrial Maintenance Technician

 
Institute of Technology

You can get started on a new career with Institute of Technology.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at www.iot.edu/disclosure

Programs Offered:
  • Industrial Maintenance and Automated Technology

 
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