Industrial Systems Technology is a program of study covering many of the fields required of technicians in business and industry today and in the near future. Individuals learn skills that make it possible to advance within the company or pursue opportunities in any location.

Students can earn industry-recognized credentials such as OSHA 10 card, Certified Electronic Technician (CET) by ETA, Certified Production Technician (CPT), and BY MSSC (pending).

Career opportunities include: Electro-Mechanical Technicians (earning potential of $55,860 annually), Controls Engineers (earning potential of $74,251 annually), Automation Engineers (earning potential of $73,578 annually) and Control Systems Engineers (earning potential of $79,502 annually).

Snead State is an authorized ETA testing facility.

The Industrial Systems Technology program areas of student include Industrial Safety (OSHA 10 option), Basic Electricity and Electronics (CET option), Commercial/Industry Wiring, Programmable Logic Controllers, Hydraulics and Pneumatics, Industrial Mechanics, Industrial Motor Controls, and Environmental Controls. 

Associate in Applied Science degree requirements includes 47 credit hours in INT/ELT/EET and 21 credit hours in general education. Requirements for certificates are 15 credit hours for a short-term certificate in Basic Electricity, 12 credit hours for a short-term certificate in INT/ELT/EET, and 12 general education credit hours and 33 INT/ELT/EET credit hours for a long-term certificate in INT.

Need more information?

Steve Bowen
Industrial Maintenance Instructor
Office: Weathers Business Building
Phone: (256) 840-4132
E-mail: steve.bowen@snead.edu