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Career Area: Architecture and Construction
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-601-1
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
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Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

HVAC Service Technician

Average Median Wage


Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology Programs

The air conditioning and refrigeration industry is one of the fastest growing occupations. It deals with the design, manufacture, sales, installation, maintenance, and servicing of air conditioning, heating and refrigeration systems and equipment. There is an increasing emphasis on the conservation of energy, heat recovery and energy management. This comprehensive program provides technical training which includes calculating building energy requirements, selecting heating and cooling equipment, drawing and designing heating and cooling systems, and analyzing and studying these systems for efficient energy use.