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HVAC/R - Service Technology

Associate in Applied Science

Program Overview

Get the training you need to be a service technician in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration service industry. Learn to test, troubleshoot, repair, install and sell a wide range of mechanical and electrical appliances. Be ready to work in HVAC.

Earning Potential

Interested in a career in heating and cooling technology? Learn more about our region’s employment outlook and career opportunities you can pursue in this field of study.

Install, service or repair heating and air conditioning systems in residences or commercial establishments.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

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Design, develop or evaluate energy-related projects or programs to reduce energy costs or improve energy efficiency during the designing, building or remodeling stages of construction. May specialize in electrical systems including heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems such as, green buildings, lighting, air quality or energy procurement.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

Map of Michigan with Delta College's region highlighted.

About Delta's Program

  • Students working in trades lab.
    State-of-the-art technology 

    Technology is a big deal. That's why we have the best equipment to provide you hands-on experience in HVAC/R. We want you to be ready when you graduate!

    Learn more about technology at Delta

One of the very best things about Delta College is your ability to start here and go anywhere.  It's a smart choice!

You can start your HVAC/R education with specialized certificates in:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Commercial refrigeration
  • Heating

Continue to an HVAC/R service technology associate's degree, and earn credits to transfer if your goal is a bachelor's degree.

Delta's HVAC/R programs feature:

  • Small class sizes
  • State-of-the-art training equipment
  • Associate's degree and three certificate options
  • Transfer options

Why you should choose Delta

Convenience

Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.  

EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS

Free tutoring

At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis but we do have some online tutoring options.

Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.

LEARN MORE ABOUT TUTORING

Facts & Figures

Student to professor ratio

With a student to professor ratio of 18 to 1, our students get personal attention.

Michigan

80% of grads from the last five years live in the tri-counties. 97% live in Michigan.


Related Programs

Delta College offers over 150 degree, certificate and training options. Continue exploring and advancing your education with these related programs:

Thomas Holubik

"The thing that sets Delta's HVAC program apart is the instructors. They are excellent. They explain things well and want you to learn. They’re always willing to help. That makes a big difference."

THOMAS HOLUBIK
DELTA COLLEGE HVAC STUDENT