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Natural Sciences Division
Certificate T0830

The Engineering with Emphasis in Chemical and Materials Engineering Applications program concentrates on the application of chemistry in an industrial setting through the study of design principles, contextualized problem-solving, engineering materials, applied mechanics and industry standard tools. This degree program is for job seekers interested in chemical engineering, materials engineering, chemical engineering technology and materials engineering technology; as well as students interested in university programs in material engineering technology, chemical engineering technology, chemical engineering and materials engineering.

The Engineering with Emphasis in Chemical and Materials Engineering Applications - Level 1 certificate incorporates the engineering, science, and communications skills needed by an entry-level chemical engineering technology and materials engineering technology employee.  Completion of this certificate will prepare graduates for multiple terminal technologist positions, including quality control technician, lab technician, engineering technician, project analyst, engineering assistant. Through this program, students will develop proficiency with data acquisition, mechanical systems, Microsoft Excel, oral communication, functional analysis, project management, developing presentations, laboratory analysis, materials testing, and technical reporting.  Completion of this certificate may facilitate transfer into B.S. programs in Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering or other related programs.

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Higher Education, Higher Income:
This award offers multiple levels. Completion of all levels can lead to higher pay.

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      SOC Career Code: 11-9041.00

      Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $73.56

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 25 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
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      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $178,514.20
      Annual Job Openings
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      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

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      SOC Career Code: 17-2031.00

      Apply knowledge of engineering, biology, chemistry, computer science, and biomechanical principles to the design, development, and evaluation of biological, agricultural, and health systems and products, such as artificial organs, prostheses, instrumentation, medical information systems, and health management and care delivery systems.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $41.13

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 25 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
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      • Master's Degree
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      • Some College
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      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $110,385.60
      Annual Job Openings
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      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Chemical Engineers

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      SOC Career Code: 17-2041.00

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      Typical Hourly Salary
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      Annual Job Openings
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      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

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