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Industrial Technology
If you like to work with your hands and interact with machines then this is the program for you.  With lecture time limited to 20% or less, students gain valuable knowledge to prepare themselves for a rewarding career.  
Average median Industrial Technology graduate salary in Indiana
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13,157 Annual Job Openings
projected through 2020
Wage data taken from U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. May 2018 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates: Indiana. (2019).

Ivy Tech Industrial Technology Program

Ivy Tech’s Industrial Technology program will provide high quality training and develop skills in the area of Industrial Technology. From welding classes to learning about fluid power systems, the hands-on objectives in this program will have students qualified to enter the workforce. We use only the current and emerging technologies in the industry while training. Our business and industrial partners have helped us for the curriculum to meet the demands of the ever-changing work environment.

We allow our students to get comfortable and train on a variety of machines with lecture time limited to 20% of class time or less. Our students also take math and communications courses tailored exclusively to what our students will need to know when they enter the workforce. 

Our Graduates

The Associate of Applied Science degree programs prepare students for careers, career changes and career advancement. They may also prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions. Possible careers for graduates include Welders, Machinist, and Quality Manager at companies such as 80/20 Inc., Mitchel and Scott, and Hostess.

Next Level Jobs

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You may be eligible for a free certificate offered through this degree program. Learn more.

Transfer Partners

If you would like to continue your education after completing your Ivy Tech degree, we have several four-year transfer partnerships in place. Talk to your transfer advocate for more information about transfer opportunities!


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Ivy Tech Industrial Technology program

Industry Partners 

Ivy Tech Community College has several industry partners that provide graduates possible careers upon completion of their accreditation. These careers include Welders, Machinists, and Quality Managers.

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Degrees & Certificates

Please select from our list of certificates, technical certificates, and degrees below for class and location information. More information is available on each degree and certificate option in the dropdown above. You can also learn more about MSSC Certified Production Technician certifications

PROGRAM CURRICULA: Review the courses you will take in this program.


Industrial Coatings and Finishes
(18 credit hours = 2 semesters)

Industrial Electrical
(21 credit hours = 2 semesters)

Industrial Mechanical
(21 credit hours = 2 semesters)

Materials Technology
(18 credit hours = 2 semesters)

Structural Welding
(21 credit hours = 2 semesters)

Technical Certificates

Industrial Electrical Technology
(34 credit hours = 2-3 semesters)

Industrial Mechanical Technology
(34 credit hours = 2-3 semesters)

Materials Technology
(34 credit hours = 2-3 semesters)

Process Operations Technology
(34 credit hours = 2-3 semesters)

Quality Assurance
(34 credit hours = 2-3 semesters)

Welding Technology
(34 credit hours = 2-3 semesters)

Workforce Certifications

Interdisciplinary Industrial Workforce Certificate
(18 credit hours = 2 semesters)

Interdisciplinary Industrial Workforce Technical Certificate
(30 credit hours = 2-3 semesters)


Associate of Applied Science
(60 credit hours = 5 semesters)

When applying for many of our Technology programs, we encourage you to apply for either a Certificate or Technical Certificate when filling out the online application for admission, even if your end goal is to complete an Associate of Applied Science degree.  By starting at the Certificate or Technical Certificate level you will be able to earn several stackable workforce certifications.

NOTE: The number of credits required for a degree or certificate is based on students who are program-ready and does not include College Prep courses. Availability of degrees and certificates varies by campus.

Program Outcomes

Program Locations

The Industrial Technology program is offered at the Ivy Tech campuses above.