Get a Process technology degree at Colorado Mountain College.

Energy Technology: Applied Engineering Technician

Get an AAS Degree or Certificate to fast track a career working in the energy industry

The Applied Engineering Technician degree program at Colorado Mountain College will train you to work in a variety of industries: oil and gas, waste and water treatment, pharmaceuticals, power and electric plants, and many others. You will be extracting and refining raw materials (such as oil, natural gas, beverage ingredients and water). You will also separate or mix these elements, carefully monitoring the process that makes it happen. As a technician, you will be a key member of the team responsible for planning, analyzing and controlling production.

Current starting salaries for graduates with a two-year degree in Applied Engineering Technician are $35,000 to $65,000 per year.

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Crissi and Barb Boe
photo - Barb and Crissi Boe

Challenging Gender Assumptions

Having the opportunity to go to CMC has been amazing because it allows me to be where I want to live. My experience in the applied engineering program has been awesome.

Crissi Boe and her mother Barb Boe are challenging gender assumptions, pursing AA degrees in Applied Engineering at CMC in Rifle. Both earned a 4.0 GPA and have been on the President’s List for several semesters.