HVAC/R Technology

Associate in Applied Science

The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology Associate in Applied Science degree fully prepares students for a variety of industry employment opportunities.

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Through extensive laboratory experiences and class lectures, students will build on the foundational knowledge acquired through completion of the HVAC Residential Installer, Commercial Refrigeration Technician, and the HVAC Technician certificates. 

A Quality Education

Many courses in the HVAC/R Technology AAS degree will transfer to the HVAC/R Engineering Technology and the Energy Management Bachelor of Science degrees at Ferris State University (Michigan).

Get Involved

Students can get involved in the ICC chapter of SkillsUSA which helps students become world-class workers, leaders and responsible citizens.

Career Opportunities

Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanic, Sheet Metal Duct Installer, Residential HVAC Installer, Start-up Technician, Residential HVAC Designer, General Facilities Repair Technician


24 Months

if Full Time

4 Semesters
70 Total Credit Hours

What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.



+ supplies & fees

Based on 2024-25

What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.


10 Students

average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

Community college students who transfer to four-year schools perform as well as – or even better than – their peers who come directly from high school.

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How Do I Get Into the HVAC/R Technology Program?

The complexity and sophistication of modern HVAC/R systems is likely to increase the demand for qualified technicians. Talk to an Admissions representative to learn how to get started.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 600 scholarships.
  4. Customer service and mechanical skills, along with good physical stamina and strength, are beneficial.
  5. High school courses in math, welding, blueprint reading, and computer-aided drafting are helpful for this program.

What Can I Expect As an HVAC/R Technology Student?

How Am I Going to Manage This?


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