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