Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning Technology
We have a lower student-to-teacher ratio, so you get a lot more attention.– Tom Spendlove Baker instructor, Engineering
The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning Technology program prepares you for an entry-level position in the field. Technicians often specialize in one type of equipment, such as furnaces or central air conditioning.
In this program, you will:
- Learn how to Install, maintain, and repair heating, cooling, and refrigeration systems.
- Get hands-on training through class work and internship or cooperative education opportunities.
For more information about our certificate programs, including graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the programs, and other important information, please visit www.Baker.edu/gainfulemployment.
- The average annual salary for HVAC Technicians is $40,600.
- Employment for HVAC Technicians is expected to grow by about 9 percent through 2016, which is about average.
- Industry and equipment certification exams are offered through a variety of organizations, such as HVAC Excellence and Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Safety Coalition. Taking and passing these exams certifies competency and may increase advancement opportunities.