Looking at industrial technology education? Ranken’s industrial technology degree offers hands-on training to help launch your career.

Does an industrial technology degree sound right for you?

You’re a Jack- or Jill-of-all-trades, and when you learn about something new, you learn everything about it.

You know that want to do hands-on work, but you can’t decide whether you want to be a carpenter, or an electrician, or a welder, or a plumber…

You want a career that’s in high demand, and that will set you up for a great paying job with a future.

Does this sound like you? If so, industrial technology education could be the path to a successful and rewarding career.

Industrial technology offers flexible career opportunities, and our students are in high demand due to Ranken’s one-of-a-kind industry relationships.

Why choose Ranken for industrial technology education?

Ranken’s Industrial Technology program provides hands-on experience in the maintenance practices and skills needed by area-wide facilities, such as universities, hospitals, hotels and industrial businesses.

Program graduates have expertise in a number of fields and are capable of stepping in and keeping things running in a machine shop, industrial plant or large company.

Recognized for their breadth of experience, they are qualified to repair the majority of the technical and industrial problems experienced by companies today.

Joel C. Hill

Workforce Development Specialist and Instructor

Jeffrey R. Scott

Instructor, Full Time

Gregory S. Presley

Department Chair & Instructor, Full Time

Mark A. Malcinski

Instructor, Full Time

Ron A. Hampton

Instructor, Full Time

Michael S. Crawford

Instructor - Hydraulics, Full Time

Cory J. Blair

Instructor – Fabrication and Welding Technology, Full Time

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Ranken’s Industrial Technology program provides overall instruction, hands-on training and experience in the practices and skills needed by many facilities, including universities, hospitals, hotels and industrial businesses. Our industrial technology degree offers specialized instruction in the following areas:

  • Electrical systems
  • Hydraulics and pneumatics
  • National Electrical Code (NEC), motor controls and programmable logic controllers (PLCs)
  • Welding
  • HVACR systems
  • Pipefitting and plumbing
  • Industrial Mechanical Systems
  • Carpentry maintenance

Additionally, our program prepares students for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) licensing exam covering refrigeration and air conditioning repair.