Industrial Mechanical Technician

Program Number: 10-462-1
School Year: 2020-2021
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Fond du Lac
This program is eligible for financial aid

The industrial and mechanical sectors run on machinery. Step up to the challenge and keep operations up and running as an industrial mechanical technician with Moraine Park Technical College’s hands-on Industrial Mechanical Technician associate degree.

About the Program

If you like fixing things and the challenge you’ll face when no two days are the same, a career as an industrial mechanical technician may be right for you!

MPTC’s Industrial Mechanical Technician degree gives students hands-on experience operating, repairing and maintaining machinery and equipment in an industrial environment.

Upon graduation, students can seek entry-level employment in the industrial mechanical maintenance field. For individuals already in the field, elective course-work can be taken to advance your skill-set

Graduates can also enter a skilled trade or pursue a leadership role in a skilled trade.

What You'll Learn

Our industrial mechanical technician training includes both classroom and lab experiences in metal fabrication, machining, materials science, refrigeration, hydraulics, lubrication, pipefitting, welding, graphics and electrical controls. Students also learn concepts of component selection, power transmission application, repair and replacement of failed components, alignment, failure analysis, and preventative and predictive maintenance techniques.

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Career Opportunities
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Approximate Costs
  • $136.50 per credit (resident)
  • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
  • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.
Program Outcomes
  • Demonstrate safe work procedures
  • Install industrial equipment and systems
  • Maintain industrial equipment and systems
  • Troubleshoot industrial equipment and systems
  • Repair industrial equipment and systems
  • Communicate technical information
  • Students will obtain OSHA 10 certification as part of the program.
Career Opportunities
  • Laborer
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Machine Tool Technician
  • Welding
  • Industrial Mechanic
Program Opportunities

Additional Technical Studies credits in Semesters 3 and 4 can be chosen from courses in these programs:

  • Mechanical Design
  • Quality and Advanced Manufacturing Technology
  • Water Quality
  • HVAC
  • Industrial Mechanical Technician/Electromechanial 

Please see the academic advisor for specific courses.

Admission Process

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    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

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    Semester 1
    103-159**Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office1
    620-101DC Circuits3
    620-102AC Circuits3
    801-136English Composition 13
    804-195College Algebra With Applications3
    890-101**College 1012
    Semester 2
    620-103Semiconductor Devices3
    620-104Digital Electronics3
    620-115AC-DC Machinery and Motor Controls4
    804-196Trigonometry with Applications3
    809-1xxBehavioral Science Course3
    Semester 3
    413-105National Electrical Code for Maintenance3
    462-108Interpreting Engineering Drawings2
    462-109Industrial Motor Controls and Troubleshooting3
    620-105Industrial Hydraulics and Pneumatics 12
    6 Additional Technical Studies Credits
    Semester 4
    462-110Industrial Fluid Distribution Systems1
    620-106Industrial Hydraulics and Pneumatics 23
    6 Additional Technical Studies Credits
    801-197Technical Reporting3
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements63