Today’s highly technical industrial workplace is a competitive environment that recognizes students with highly specialized skills. Tidewater Community College’s Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Technology combines practical experience with the technical knowledge you need to advance in the workplace.
Our core industrial courses help you build a strong foundation in the field and our five specializations allow you to focus on the specific skills, tools and methodologies valued by employers:
- Industrial Maintenance Technology
- Industrial Manufacturing Engineering Technology
- Industrial Supervision
- Occupational Safety
- Quality Assurance
Whether you’re in an entry-level position or looking to enhance your technical skills, you can advance your career through our versatile program.
Certify your skills
You can complete a 2-year associate degree for less than the cost of 1 year at a 4-year college or university.
TCC's Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Technology consists of 4 semesters of full-time study, with classes held mainly on the Virginia Beach Campus.
If your schedule doesn't permit full-time attendance, you may also take classes part time.
Estimated Program Cost*:
67 credits x $185.35 per credit = $12,418.45 (not including textbooks and supplies)
*Based on Fall 2018 in-state tuition. Your actual cost may differ.
Graduates can transfer to the Newport News Shipbuilding Apprentice School or Old Dominion University to pursue a bachelor of science in occupational and technical studies.
Veterans, transitioning military, spouses and dependents: TCC’s Center for Military and Veterans Education provides academic guidance and help in maximizing your GI Bill® and other educational benefits.
Tuition assistance such as financial aid, scholarships, work-study, grants and loans can help you save money and reduce college debt.
You can earn this degree 100 percent online. Explore online degrees
Convenient and flexible evening and online classes fit your busy schedule
Internship opportunities give you on-the-job experience