Skip to main content MCC Crescent Shape Search rss Facebook Twitter Youtube chevron pointing down

Program Overview

Campus Location(s): Business & Technology
Contact: Civil, Architectural, Mechanical focus:
Mike Cline, 816.604.5281
Electronics, Computers & Electronics focus:
Joseph Roche, 816.604.5281

Degree Awarded

What You'll Learn

Engineering technicians and technologists are key members of a team who focus on applying engineering and technology to solutions, whereas engineers focus on theoretical thinking. They work with engineers, designers, physical scientist or planners.

What You'll Do and Where You'll Work

Engineering technicians and technologists are key members of a team who focus on applying engineering and technology to solutions, whereas engineers focus on theoretical thinking. They work with engineers, designers, physical scientist or planners/ You can work as a drafter, designer and engineering technician at such companies as Black & Veatch, BlueScope Construction, Burns & McDonnell, Kansas City Power & Light, Sega Inc. and many more.

Our program provides five areas of interest.

Civil engineering

Civil engineering techs help plan, design and oversee construction and maintenance of efficient structures and facilities including skyscrapers, bridges, roads and infrastructure. They work with steel, wood, concrete, earth as well as advanced construction materials.

Architectural

Architectural engineering techs apply engineering principles and technical skills to develop efficient buildings and related systems, such as lighting and communications systems.

Mechanical and manufacturing

Mechanical engineering techs deal with all technology of the past, present and future. They help modify, develop and test machinery and equipment and are involved with research, test, development or production.

Electronics and computers

Electronics and computer techs help design, build and produce computerized electronic equipment and create the next generation electronic devices. They lay out, build, test and increase efficiency of electronic components of devices and systems.

What You'll Make

The average national median wage is $50,000 per year. This is a field with a high job growth rate.

Creating Opportunities: Meet Matthew

This engineering technology student fielded more than one job offer when he got ready to graduate thanks to his experience at MCC-Business & Technology. Read Matthew's success story.

Creating Opportunities: Meet Marcus

Marcus Million's experience- and connections- at MCC jumpstarted his career. Read Marcus' success story.

Related Programs

Last Modified: 8/16/17