Earn your degree in Engineering Technology

Engineering Technology

The Engineering Technology AAS program introduces students to engineering design and environmental concepts used in data collection, field sampling and surveying, and data management and modeling.  This program explores environmental standards that impact the day-to-day work of Engineering Technicians working in industry.

Our Associate of Applied Science degree in Engineering Technology will help you develop a combination of skills and knowledge through hands-on training on industry-relevant software and hardware. Our Engineering Technology program focuses on science, mathematics, communication and project management techniques. Engineering Technology students develop skills in CAD & GIS technologies to model and illustrate field data through geodatabases, CAD technology, field data collection units (GPS), and GIS mapping software.

Why Sheridan College?

  • Choose from a Field Technician Track or a CAD Technician Track to suit your interests.
  • Earn your certificate degree or AAS degree to enter the workforce or transfer to a bachelor’s degree program.
  • Our Engineering Technology students at NWCCD learn how to use current versions of industry software like AutoCAD, Civil 3-D, Revit, Inventor, MicroStation and ArcGIS.

Industry Outlook

Engineering technicians play vital roles in designing and implementing civil, industrial, mechanical, electronics, and environmental engineering projects. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, engineering technicians earn an average salary of $64,550 a year. By 2026, the field of environmental technicians is expected to grow 13%, much faster than average.

Faculty and Community

Our faculty will help you acquire the fundamental skills you need while introducing you to industry-relevant technology. Our expert faculty will make sure you are prepared to succeed in the field of Engineering Technology, ready to design, collect data and interpret scientific and mathematical information.

Our Sheridan College faculty bring years of experience as drafters, technicians, designers and engineers to the classroom. In addition to learning Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and AutoCAD, you will learn key project management skills to enhance your career. Our faculty work with industry professionals and organizations to ensure our program requirements and outcomes help our graduates meet the needs of the industry across Wyoming and beyond.

Careers and Opportunities

Engineering Technology graduates work in a variety of fields, from developing power lines to designing wells. Earning Sheridan College’s highly regarded Associate of Applied Science degree in Engineering Technology will give you the skills you need to join the field as a technician or advance your education and pursue job opportunities such as:

  • CAD technician
  • Electrical and electronics engineering technician
  • Mechanical engineering technician
  • Civil engineering technician
  • Environmental engineering technician
  • Field technician
  • Mapping technician
  • Surveyors
  • Industrial engineering technician