Aug 08, 2022
Fluid Power, commonly known as hydraulics and pneumatics, is an ever-increasing technology in many industries. This program is designed to cover many of the facets that a hydraulics technician would need in order to build a foundation for a successful career in this field.
This program was developed as a cooperative venture between DMACC and Sauer Danfoss, but is designed for any occupation primarily involving hydraulics. Students can obtain a one-year diploma or a two-year AAS degree in Fluid Power Technology.
For more information about the Fluid Power Technology program, please visit our website at https://go.dmacc.edu/programs/fluidpowertech/Pages/welcome.aspx.
Diploma students start Fall semester.
AAS students start any semester.
Program Entry Requirements
- Complete an application for admission.
- Satisfy the assessment requirement.
- Attend any required information/registration session.
To earn a Fluid Power Technology diploma or AAS degree, a student must complete all coursework as prescribed and maintain a 2.0 grade point average.
Requirements for the Diploma
Total Credits Required to Complete the Diploma - 30
Requirements for the AAS Degree
Option 1 - Select 1 Course
Option 2 - Select 2 Courses
Total Credits Required to Complete the AAS Degree - 64
Tuition……………………………………………………………………………………..$143.00 per credit
The costs for each program are estimates and subject to change.
Approximate total for program: $10,902*
* Program entry requirements are not included in the total approximate cost.
What Kind of Work Will You Do?
• Engineering technician
• Quality technician
• Hydraulics sales and service
What Skills and Abilities Will You Need?
• Apply technical skills in mechanical and electronic equipment and repair.
• Diagnose and repair industrial hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
• Use digital electronic equipment in automated production systems.
What Else Should I Consider about this Program or Career Choice?
• Anticipated average starting salary $35,000.
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