If you're interested in a "hands-on" career, like to solve problems and engage in traditional and new technologies like hydraulics and 3D printing, the field of engineering technology may be for you.

Hands-on, critical thinker, problem solver, interested in how things work and how you can make them better . . .  If this sounds like you, Engineering Technology may be what you're looking for. The program places strong emphasis on applications, problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills and those who finish will demonstrate knowledge of CADD, electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics, blueprint reading, and mechanics. 


A degree in Engineering Technology from Harford Community College prepares you for immediate transition into an entry-level position in the engineering technology field.

Program Overview

Educational Credential:

Associate of Applied Science



No. of Credits Required:

Associate of Applied Science: 60

Certificate, Additive Manufacturing: 15

Contact Information:

David Antol

Coordinator for Applied Technology





Harford's small, student-centered, and flexible learning class options are the ideal learning environment for your engineering studies.

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What kind of courses can I expect to take?

Develop a strong background in engineering through required courses and electives like these at Harford:

Introduction to CAD

Introduction to Engineering Technology

Blueprint Reading

Engineering Drawing

Electrical Control Systems

Principles of Mechanics

Principles of Hydraulics and Pneumatics

What can I do when I complete this program?

Engineering Technology programs at Harford prepare you to enter the workforce as a technician working alongside engineers in the manufacturing sector. Upon graduation, students will be able to use problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills to organize, and carry out engineering technology projects.


Some students also choose to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor's degree.

Top Transfer Destinations

  • University of Maryland College Park

  • University of Maryland Baltimore County

  • Morgan State

  • Frostburg State University

  • York College

  • University of Delaware

Potential Careers

  • Engineer

  • Engineering Technician

  • Aerospace Engineer

  • Automotive Engineer

  • CAD Technician

  • Civil Engineer

  • Maintenance Engineer

  • Mechanical Engineer

  • Control and Instrumentation Engineer

Use the Career Insight Tool to see what opportunities are available for you.




Who teaches this program?

At Harford, our award-winning full-time and adjunct faculty bring a wealth of industry and classroom experience to professionally mentor and guide you through your program.

How do I get started?

You've taken your first step into a larger world of possibility for you and your future. Now is the time! Reach out and apply, request more information, or visit our campus.