What is Air Conditioning Technology
Installing and servicing heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment is the focus of this program. Academic courses, theory courses, and laboratory experiences are designed to promote success in the air conditioning field.
Students enrolled in the Air Conditioning Technology program must achieve a minimum grade of C in each technical course. See program checklists for more information.
Visit the program website to learn more about degree requirements, program faculty, career opportunities, and more.
What are my career choices?
Qualified air conditioning technicians are in high demand in all parts of the region. Graduates can find jobs in a variety of industrial, manufacturing, commercial, and other areas.
|Air Conditioning Career||Median Annual Salary*|
|Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Mechanic||$39,057|
|Domestic Air Conditioner and Furnace Installer||$39,057|
|Air Conditioning Technology||$39,057|
|Environmental System Repair Helper||$26,704|
|Environmental Control System Servicer||$26,704|
What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?
A program plan describes the degree requirements (courses) and the sequence for completing the courses. Students are required to schedule an appointment with their assigned academic advisor to ensure achievement of their academic goals.
Gainful Employment Information
- Domestic Air Conditioner & Furnace Installer CERTIFICATE
- Environmental Control System Servicer CERTIFICATE
- Refrigeration Mechanic CERTIFICATE
- List of Gainful Employment Disclosure
Length of Program
You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.