Various pictures of industrial maintenance students in welding and machining.

Industrial Maintenance Technology

Master a Multitude of Skills on your Road to this High-Demand Career.

The Industrial Maintenance Technology Program provides a thorough understanding of and hands-on experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of machinery used in manufacturing and industry.

The workplace of today requires the technician to make decisions about the operation and repair of manufacturing systems and to constantly learn and implement new information. Therefore, the technician must have a solid base of technical knowledge to enable him or her to understand and apply changing technologies. Students are trained to hold positions in factories, hospitals, hotels, etc., where multi-skilled maintenance personnel are needed. The core courses offered in this program will allow the student to advance in new and emerging areas of technology.

Available Credentials

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

  • Industrial Maintenance (64-67 credit hours)

Diploma

  • Industrial Maintenance Technician (49-52 credit hours)

Certificates

For course description, see the Program Brochure.
For course sequence, see the course sequence example.
For specific course requirements, see the KCTCS Course Catalog.
For program cost, see the estimate worksheet.
For Gainful Employment, see Gainful Employment Disclosure Information.

Employment Opportunities

Employment of Industrial Maintenance Technicians is projected to increase 9 percent during the 2006-2016 decade. You can expect to find employment in factories, medical settings, food processing, construction, residential service and installation, and many other areas.

Admission Requirements

This program has no special admission requirements.

Length of Program

You can earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

For more information

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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.