Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating
Whether the temperature sizzles or plummets, air-conditioning technicians are always in demand. Build your career by starting with a technical certificate and progressing to an Associate Degree, which will qualify you for a mid-management position after two years of college.
Once You Complete the Program
Graduates can seek gainful employment as a skilled HVAC/R technician, where they maintain and install air-conditioning, heating and refrigeration systems in homes, commercial centers, offices, restaurants and other buildings.
Guided Pathways for Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and HeatingTo view and print an Academic Plan/Guided Pathway, double-click on the program title.
For course descriptions, see the College Catalog.Academic Plans/Guided Pathways are recommended sequences of courses and prerequisites needed to complete your degree. It is a general suggestion for when to take your courses; it is not a course schedule. Students should meet with their advisors to make appropriate course selections. The Academic Plans/Guided Pathways listed below are for the current academic year. Students should consult with their advisors for plan requirements specific to their academic year.
Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Systems Technology A.A.S.
Gain management and technical skills that are in high-demand.
Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Systems Technology Technical (College Credit) Certificate
Earn valuable Technical Certificates at the same time you’re completing an A.S. Degree—get double the value and additional credentials by completing these blocks of courses.
Students enrolled in Career Training programs build increasingly sophisticated skills in 150-hour modules. Apprenticeship programs feature on-the-job training.