Manufacturing and Engineering Technology

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Architectural Graphics and Design

Average wage =$26.56/hour *

The architectural graphics and design certificate allows you to develop skills in a specific area while completing the associate degree in engineering technology and design.

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Electrical Apprenticeship

Average wage = $15.56-$28.87/hour *

An electrical apprenticeship is an occupational training program that combines on-the-job experience with classroom instruction in electrical theory, code, and application designed to meet government and/or industry regulations.

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Electronics Technology

Average wage = $25.73-$34.17/hour *

Students are exposed to a broad range of skills to ensure graduates a rewarding career in the electronics field. The instructors in the electronics program have a wide variety of experiences and skills from working in the electronics industry.

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Engineering

Average wage = $39.45 – $65.84/hour *† 

Are you interested in high tech? Then a career in engineering may be for you, starting with Casper College’s engineering program. Engineering is essentially solving problems by using science to design applications.

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Engineering Technology and Design

Whether you plan to get your associate degree and go directly into the job market, or whether you plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in a related field, our engineering technology and design program has the flexibility to help you meet your goals.

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Machine Tool Technology

Average wage = $24.93/hour *

Machinists are highly skilled operators of machine tools that fabricate parts from a wide variety of materials. Working from blueprints, sketches, or their own designs, these technicians produce precision parts. There is high demand in the job market for good machinists.

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Manufacturing and Automation Technology

Average wage = $25.67/hour *

Casper College’s manufacturing and automation technology degree and certificate programs focus on high-tech manufacturing in the areas of laser manufacturing equipment, manual and computer-aided machine tool technology, and welding.

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Mechanical Graphics and Design

Average wage = $28.31/hour *

The mechanical graphics and design certificate allows you to develop skills in a specific area while completing the associate degree in engineering technology and design.

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Technical Education

Average wage = $16.81 – $21.11/hour *

The technical education program at Casper College helps prepare you for entry-level positions in the construction industry. You’ll also take a variety of general education courses to prepare you for transferring to a four-year school to get a bachelor’s degree.

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Technical Studies

This program is for students who are planning to transfer to the University of Wyoming and get a bachelor of applied science degree in technical studies.

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Welding

Average wage = $27.99/hour *

Students are exposed to a broad spectrum of career opportunities to ensure graduates a rewarding career in the field of welding and joining. Local industry provides instructors with a variety of challenges, which in turn allows the faculty to create a flexible work environment and relevant classroom experiences for students.

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“Casper College is a great place to start, and for me, it didn’t make sense to go anywhere else. The instructors really want to see you succeed. As long as you want to work for it, they will work for you. In the future, I will be proud to have Casper College on my resume.”

— Shelby Whitman, engineering graduate (’18)​

* Wage data for Natrona County taken from the report, “Wyoming Occupational Employment and Wages September 2019.”

† Most careers in engineering require additional education beyond the associate degree, and some require a graduate degree.