Engineering students taking test NWCCD Wyoming


  • Engineering

Sheridan College, Gillette College
To see program curriculum, click on a degree option below
Degree Options: AS AAS Certificate 

From bridges and skyscrapers to airplanes and mechanics, engineers design, construct and supervise projects of all kinds. Engineers are highly trained to develop and oversee development and construction, using advanced math and science skills. NWCCD’s Engineering program will give you the background you need in math and engineering science to transfer into a Bachelor’s degree program nationwide to pursue advanced education in your desired specialization. The Engineering program is available at Sheridan College and Gillette College.


Industry Outlook

The field of Engineering is broad and diverse. Civil engineers are in demand to manage, repair and rebuild outdated infrastructure such as roads, bridges and dams. Environmental engineers are needed to help government agencies address environmental issues and sustainability. These challenges, along with many more, present new job opportunities for Engineers across the nation. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 20% job growth for Civil Engineers, adding an estimated 53,700 jobs from 2012-2022. The field of Environmental Engineers will add 8,100 jobs, while Petroleum Engineers will add 9,800 jobs.


Careers and Opportunities

Engineers design, develop, build and manage projects. Whether it’s extracting oil and gas, building a high-rise skyscraper, developing a new chemical or designing a bridge, Engineers are the backbone to numerous projects. Earning NWCCD’s Associate degree in Engineering at Sheridan College will give you the broad knowledge of math and science to transfer to a four-year program and pursue an Engineering specialty. Engineering careers include:

  • Civil engineer
  • Petroleum engineer
  • Nuclear engineer
  • Environmental engineer
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Materials engineer
  • Marine engineer
  • Architectural engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • Mining engineer
  • Chemical engineer
  • Agriculture engineer
  • Geological engineer
  • Aerospace engineer
  • Computer hardware engineer

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We are proud to see our NWCCD Engineering students earn their Associate degrees and transfer to Bachelor’s degree programs nationwide.


Our Program

Our NWCCD Associate of Science degree in Engineering at Sheridan College is specifically designed to give you the math and science academic background you need to transfer into a Bachelor’s degree program in an engineering specialty of your choice. As an Engineering student, you will develop analytic skills to solve problems using appropriate engineering methods; incorporate technology in addressing engineering applications; and design experimental methods to solve problems. Our faculty bring years of experience as professional Engineers to guide you through our industry-standard curriculum.


Your Engineering course schedule will include Calculus, Dynamics, Statics, Fluid Dynamics, Thermodynamics and more. You will also have the opportunity to tailor your course electives to your Engineering interests, with courses available in Chemical, Civil, Petroleum, Architecture, Mechanical and Energy Systems. Earning an Associate of Science in Engineering at Sheridan College will prepare you to pursue advanced training and enter the Engineering field.


As an Engineering student, you will have the opportunity to take elective courses in Architectural, Chemical, Civil, Energy Systems, Mechanical and Petroleum Engineering.


Faculty and Community

Our NWCCD Engineering faculty are dedicated to helping you set and achieve your academic goals. Our faculty bring decades of experience as professional Engineers in a variety of fields to the classrooms to help you learn and prepare you to transfer into a four-year degree program.


NWCCD partners with colleges and universities across the region to ensure your credits will transfer after completing your Associate degree in Engineering. Upon graduation, you will be equipped to enroll in Bachelor’s degree program and start pursuing higher education in an Engineering specialty.


Meet Our Faculty


Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD) is a multi-campus community college serving Sheridan, Campbell, and Johnson Counties.

Sheridan College

1 Whitney Way
Sheridan, WY 82801
Phone: 307-675-0505
Phone: 888-675-0505

Gillette College

300 West Sinclair
Gillette, WY 82718
Phone: 307-681-6000
Phone: 888-681-6070