Engineering Technicians

Engineering Technician Degrees

Engineering technicians can work in several specialized areas, including electrical, electronic or civil engineering. They’re responsible for assisting engineers and scientists as they create solutions to complex technical problems. They also collect data, build and set up equipment, and record experimental results.

Being an engineering technician is a challenging and exciting career where no two days are the same. If you’re a creative type who enjoys working with numbers, consider getting your degree in this field.

Eligible Programs

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Lake Area Technical College

  • Environmental Technology – 1-Year Program, Diploma OR 2-Year Program, AAS Degree

Mitchell Technical College

  • Automation Engineering Technician/Advanced Manufacturing – 2-Year Program, AAS Degree
  • GPS/GIS Mapping – 1-Year Program, Diploma
  • Wi-Fi & Broadband Technologies (Telecom) – 2-Year Program, AAS Degree

Southeast Technical College

  • Architectural Engineering Technicians – 2-Year Program, AAS Degree
  • Civil Engineering Technology – 2-Year Program, AAS Degree
  • Land Surveying Science Technology – 2-Year Program, AAS Degree
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology – 2-Year Program, AAS Degree

Western Dakota Technical College

  • Architecture & Engineering Technology – 2-Year Program, AAS Degree
  • Environmental Engineering Technician – 2-Year Program, AAS Degree
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Additional Programs


A degree in agriculture can take you just about anywhere in the industry. You can work inside or outside doing anything from teaching and research to working with animals.


For people who enjoy cars, working with their hands and solving problems, a career as an automotive technician can really drive your future.

Building Trades / Construction

A degree or certification in the construction trades can lead to employment as a construction manager, cost estimator or building inspector.

Energy Technicians

Careers waiting for you include renewable energy technician, wind turbine installer, solar electricity system installer and more.

Engineering Technicians

Engineering technicians can work in several specialized areas, including electrical and electronics engineering or civil engineering.

Healthcare / Public Service

Technical colleges offer a variety of healthcare and public service-related programs including Nursing, Paramedics, Law Enforcement Science and Radiology Technicians.

Information Technology / Computer Information Systems

Focus on utilizing technology to help businesses run as efficiently as possible.

Precision Manufacturing

Precision machinists may work in the computer, automotive, agriculture or other industries—including manufacturing plants, machine shops and inspection organizations.


Welders specialize in fabricating products by joining together materials like steel, brass and aluminum. Welding skills can be applied to manufacturing, construction, creative arts and more.



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