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Major: Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians


Introduction

Industrial production technologies/technicians systems prepare students to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to support engineers in developing and using industrial polymers; using industrial metals; developing welding systems; and use of industrialized chemicals.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Chemical Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Manufacturing Technology/Technician
  • Metallurgical Technology/Technician
  • Plastics Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology
  • Welding Engineering Technology/Technician

 

Typical Degrees Offered

Minnesota schools offer several different award levels for this major. The number of 2016-2017 graduates in the chart below were awarded the following degrees:

Award of less than 1 academic year, 90 graduates

Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years, 19 graduates

Associates degree, 41 graduates

Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years, 14 graduates

Bachelor degree*, 69 graduates

Master degree**, 5 graduates

*This award level also includes post-bachelor's certificates.
**This award level also includes post-master's certificates.

 

Careers You Qualify For With This Major

 

Schools That Offer This Major

SchoolCity
Anoka Technical College Anoka
Bemidji State University Bemidji
Central Lakes College - Online Brainerd
Hennepin Technical College - Brooklyn Park Brooklyn Park
Hennepin Technical College - Eden Prairie Eden Prairie
Hennepin Technical College - Online Brooklyn Park
Itasca Community College Grand Rapids
Lake Superior College Duluth
Lake Superior College - Online Duluth
Mesabi Range College - Eveleth Eveleth
Mesabi Range College - Virginia Virginia
Minnesota State College Southeast - Winona Winona
Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Granite Falls Granite Falls
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Worthington Worthington
Normandale Community College Bloomington
Normandale Community College - Online Bloomington
Northland Community and Technical College - East Grand Forks East Grand Forks
Northland Community and Technical College - Online Perham
Northland Community and Technical College - Thief River Falls Thief River Falls
Northwest Technical College Bemidji
Northwest Technical College - Online Perham
Pine Technical & Community College Pine City
Pine Technical & Community College - Online Pine City
Riverland Community College - Online Austin
Saint Paul College - Online St. Paul
South Central College - Faribault Fairbault
South Central College - North Mankato North Mankato
St. Cloud State University St. Cloud
St. Cloud Technical & Community College - Online St. Cloud

 

Related Majors

 

College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.

 

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