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Applied Technology

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The Applied Technology Field of Interest programs give you the hands-on skills you need to design, develop, or repair high-tech equipment and processes. Students studying in these areas often find work after completing introductory classes and are able to expand their knowledge, skills, and education while earning a livable wage.

Maricopa Community Colleges offers programs in automotive repair, HVAC, airline operations, CAD, construction, welding, electronics repair, electrical technologies, and much more. Classes are scheduled to accommodate both full-time and working students and align to industry standards.

If you are ready to find the Applied Technology program that is right for you, select the option from the drop-down below that best fits your current goals.

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With the university transfer option, you can complete most of your general education coursework at the Maricopa Community Colleges and have guaranteed acceptance to one of our over 40 university and college partners to complete your Bachelor degree.

There are other Associate of Applied Science degrees that have been designed to provide seamless transfer into a bachelor program, but acceptance is not guaranteed. For more information, see the Get an Associate Degree option below.

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The Associate degrees in this list give you the opportunity for an in-depth study of your chosen field. If you decide to move on to a four-year degree after graduation, you will need to work with an advisor to confirm which classes will transfer, and acceptance is not guaranteed.

The award you are looking at is not offered at this college. Please visit Maricopa Community Colleges' Field of Interest page to view similar offerings at our other colleges.

A Certificate prepares you for entry-level work in your chosen field and requires fewer classes than the Associate degree or university transfer options. There are several types of certificates available, including career, trade, and academic certificates.

Credits earned in a certificate program can often be used toward an Associate degree. For more information, speak with an advisor.

The award you are looking at is not offered at this college. Please visit Maricopa Community Colleges' Field of Interest page to view similar offerings at our other colleges.

If you simply want to take a class to learn a new skill or hone your current abilities, this option is for you.

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View all Applied Technology programs offered at Maricopa Community Colleges.