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Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2019-2020

Palm Beach State College

Engineering Technology Support Specialist CCC

Engineering Technology Support Specialist (CCC 6551)

Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate

Program Website

Program Description
The Engineering Technology Support Specialist certificate prepares individuals for entry-level employment as engineering support specialists or engineering technicians in various engineering and manufacturing areas. This certificate program is the core of the Engineering Technology degree program. Credits earned toward this certificate can be applied toward the A.S. in Engineering Technology degree.

Admission Requirements
Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
Complete an Application for Admission, located at

Completion Requirements
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length
18 credit hours

This program is offered at the Palm Beach Gardens campus.

For More Information

Eva Suarez, Professor, , (561) 207-5727

To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
Required Courses Credits: 18
ETM1010C Mechanical Measurements and Instruments 3
ETI1701 Environmental Health and Safety 3
ETI2110 Introduction to Quality Assurance 3
EET1084C Electrical Circuits and Electronics  
EET1015C DC Circuit Analysis 3
ETD2320C Introduction to AutoCAD 3
ETS2352C Materials and Manufacturing Processes 3
Total Program Credits: 18

For individualized course sequence

Employment Opportunities
Upon completion of this certificate, you may seek employment in an entry-level position in varying areas of engineering and manufacturing. There will be expanded employment opportunities due to Florida's projected additional needs for engineering technologists. Job titles include technician in engineering technology, engineering specialist, manufacturing technician, manufacturing specialist, engineering assistant or  technologist.


Career Path Notes
Courses from this program may transfer to other colleges and universities that allow students to transfer into four year program. For more information, contact the college or university to which you wish to transfer.

Career Center
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
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