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Program Description

The Nano Engineering Technology program will prepare you to work with nano and micro systems in electronics, food processing, bio-technology, nanoscience, medical devices, pharmaceutical production, and other industrial laboratory applications.

Skills you’ll gain:

  • Development of nano systems design, applications & processes
  • Integration of standard operating procedures and laboratory testing
  • Laboratory calculations
  • Use of standard statistical methods
  • Communication of product and process analysis
  • Spectroscopic analysis

You can earn your engineering technology degree in two years. CVTC offers additional STEM education with the Manufacturing Engineering Technologist program.

This program has an advanced placement entry option. Advanced placement is an opportunity for graduates of a related program to further their education. Learn more about advanced placement for this program.

Just the Facts

Nano Engineering Technology
66 Credit Associate Degree

Length of Program:
Two Years

Delivery Method:
Face to Face

Program Location:
Eau Claire

Start Dates:

Financial Aid Eligible: Yes

Program Outcomes

Non-Traditional Occupation

Estimated Program Cost

Total Tuition, Fees & Books: $13,079

View Estimated Cost Breakdown

CVTC offers up to $5,000 scholarships to students enrolled full-time in STEM programs who exhibit academic talent and financial need. To learn more and apply, click here.

How To Enroll

Enrolling at CVTC is easy! You will need to complete an online application and entrance requirements. If you are ready to apply now, click here.

Get more detailed information and specific program requirements.

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Get a Job

93% of CVTC graduates get a job within 6 months after graduation.

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Make More Money

Our recent Nano Engineering Technology graduates reported an average starting salary of $40,682.

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Degrees in Demand

The U.S. Department of Labor projects 80% of the jobs created in the next decade will require education beyond high school.


These are a few of the courses you will take in the Nano Engineering Technology program. For more detailed course info click here.

  • Nanomaterials
    This course will discuss the opportunity and challenge of nanomaterial-based products from pharmaceutical coatings to smog reducing paints to individual crystal structure determination.
  • Nano Lab Electronics
    Students learn basic understanding of electronics as they are used in the laboratory and clean room.
  • Micro and Nano Fabrication
    Specific topics include oxidation, photolithography, electron beam lithography, chemical vapor deposition, etching, rapid thermal annealing, wet chemical etching, and plasma etching. Students will build a micro mechanical structure as part of the lab.

Transfer Credits

Once you’ve completed your associate degree at CVTC, if you are interested in pursuing further education, we have agreements with several institutions. To view a list of CVTC’s transfer agreements, click here.


  • Manufacturing Engineering Technician
  • Manufacturing Support Technician
  • Production Technician

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