Engineering Technology Associate Degree Track


During the course of your studies, you’ll get real-world training that will teach you the practicalities of engineering rather than pure concepts or theories. 

Our programs are closely tied to the needs of employers, so you can be sure the education you  receive here will prepare you for a good job. And we work diligently to make sure we continue to offer the cutting-edge courses and resources you need to get the right mix of skills and experience.


Credentials Offered:


Additional Program Information

Project Lead the Way

Piedmont Tech is proud to be a PLTW partner.

If you took Project Lead the Way classes in high school, you may have already earned credits toward a degree in Engineering Technology.

The Engineering Technology department at Piedmont Technical College is offering courses that apply toward the Project Lead Way Classes taught in high school. Click here for more information.



Engineering Technology Graduate Survey 2012

Engineering Technology Employer Survey 2012


Program Overview

Hi Tech Scholars

Hi Tech Scholars is a scholarship program designed to help you offset the cost of attendance at Piedmont Technical College, and to help ensure your success in your chosen field.

hitech scholars

As a Hi Tech Scholar, you’ll:

Receive a free laptop computer or automotive scan tool that’s yours after graduation;

Receive a minimum of $700 toward tuition per semester;

Get personalized tutoring and mentoring by full-time faculty members.

Learn more about the Hi Tech Scholars Program. »


Career Information

Engineering Technology is an exciting, rewarding profession. Employers in a variety of industries need well-trained Engineering Technicians to facilitate the design process, implement plans and more. Depending on the degree you pursue at Piedmont Tech, some entry-level positions you'll be qualified for include:

Entry Level Positions



  • Maintenance Technician

  • Electrician

  • Product Designer



  • Associate Engineer

  • Surveyor

  • CAD/CAM Operator



  • Mechanical Technician

  • Junior Engineer


Advancement to positions in engineering or management is likely with experience and possibly further education.

For more information about careers, visit Career Onestop for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Piedmont Technical College's Career Tracks page for more in-depth information about this program.

Employers of Piedmont Technical College Alumni include:

  • Amerilink

  • Ascend

  • Austin International

  • Carolina By Products

  • Capsugel

  • Cooper Power Systems

  • Commissioners of Public Works

  • Covidien

  • Digital Office

  • Eaton Corporation

  • Fuji Film

  • General Electric



  • Goodrich

  • Greenwood Mills

  • Kaiser Aluminum

  • Kinard Control Systems

  • Michelin

  • Milliken

  • Norbord

  • Northland Cable

  • Saluda River Electric Co-op

  • Trantech

  • Velux

  • More ...