Air Conditioning Technology


Wage Data from Kentucky Career Center: 2015 median pay $41,471 per year; 2015 job openings 2,171.

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The Air Conditioning Technology Program concentrates on teaching students how to design, build, and maintain advanced climate control systems, such as heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment. This program provides both academic and theory courses along with practical application through hands-on involvement in real life settings.

What are my career choices?

You have many options to pursue. Many students elect to work for a heating and air conditioning contractors, or become an entrepreneur and start their own companies. Other common job opportunities include facilities air conditioning maintenance, appliance repair, duct installation, and general service technician.Chart that shows which classes are need to complete each certificate, diploma, and degree. Screen reader friendly version link at bottom of page.

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Program is accredited by HVAC Excellence.

Additional Information

For course description, see the Program Brochure.
For course sequence, see the course sequence example.
For program cost, see the estimate worksheet.
For Gainful Employment, see Gainful Employment Disclosure Information.
Admission Requirements: This program has no special admission requirements.

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

For more information

  • Terrell Murphy, Associate Professor - (270) 901-1029

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.