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Electromechanical Technology

Electromechanical Technology

  • Associate Degree - Two Years
  • Program Code: 10-620-1
  • Eligible for Financial Aid
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  • Manufacturing Engineering Technician
  • Electrical and Instrumentation Technician
  • Engineering Project Technician
  • Systems Technician
  • Automated Manufacturing Technician
  • Electromechanical Technician
  • Technical Support Staff
  • Field Service Technician

Continuing Education

Enhance your education and meet your CEU requirements through our continuing education or customized training offerings.


The Electromechanical Technology Program can prepare you for a career in servicing, installing, and repairing the automated equipment used in manufacturing, food and ethanol processing, and mining. Automated manufacturing processes are increasing in speed and complexity. For you, this means exciting jobs with great pay!

This could be a good career area for you if you can work in a team environment but also can solve problems and function on your own. You'll need to find solutions rapidly while working on complex mechanical and electrical systems. Successful students have good mechanical aptitude and a curiosity about how things work.

In addition to classroom instruction, you will work on state-of-the-art equipment used in the field. The Electromechanical Technology Program can help you develop skills that apply in several career areas:

  • Electronics
  • Pneumatics
  • Hydraulics
  • Computers
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
  • Robotics
  • Mechanics
  • Other automated equipment

Graduates of this program work on equipment that makes everything from paper products to electronics to food products. If you're interested in gaining the foundation for a lifetime of opportunities in high-tech manufacturing, processing, and mining, this could be the program for you.

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Minimum Program Credits Required - 70
Admissions Requirements

Admission Overview

The admissions process has been broken down into phases. Some programs only have one phase, while others have multiple phases.

Phase One: General Admission

  • If you have an international degree/diploma you must take the TOEFL® exam and receive a minimum score of 61 on the internet-based test, or 500 on the paper-based test. If you want to be included in a study group to prepare for the TOEFL exam contact Lynette Neibauer at 715-858-1892 or

Entrance Assessment

ACT scores (copy of score sheet required) or an Associate Degree or higher (transcript required) may be used as a substitution for the Compass test.

COMPASS Reading: 75 (required for admission)
COMPASS Writing: 60 (only used for course placement)
COMPASS Pre-Algebra: 45 (required for admission)
COMPASS Algebra: 35 (only used for course placement)
ACT Reading: 17 (required for admission)
ACT English: 18 (only used for course placement)
ACT Math: 18 (required for admission)

Phase Two

Students whose COMPASS® scores do not meet the minimum levels should meet with an academic advisor to develop a Remediation Plan which may include taking specific coursework.

Phase Three: Core Course Eligibility

Once you have successfully completed Phase One and Two you will either be accepted into your program, or placed on a waiting list if your program is full.

Applicants in the process of satisfying COMPASS® minimums and completing academic prerequisites coursework must submit a Core Course Eligibility Form (CCE Form) to the Admissions Office after all coursework is completed and grades have been processed.

International Students

See our International Students website for more information.

Estimated Costs

2014-2015 Tuition & Fees

View a breakdown of additional fees, on our Tuition & Fees page.

  • $125.85 per credit (resident)
  • $188.80 (out-of-state resident)


The figure below is an estimate of what you will pay for books throughout the duration of your program if you purchase your books through the CVTC bookstore. For more details visit


Total Program Cost

The figure below is an estimate based on current tuition and fee rates and is intended for planning purposes only.