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Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVAC)
Galveston College’s HVAC/R program is an accredited NCCER program. Students will obtain credentialing that will allow them into an international database for prospective employers within the industry. Along with the NCCER certificates, students can also obtain three college certificates an associate degree.
Degrees and Certificates
- Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
- Certificate – Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration – Entry Level
- Certificate – Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration – Advanced Level 1 Technology
- Certificate – Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration – Advanced Level 2 Technology
See the most recent college catalog for additional information and course descriptions.
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Graduates should be qualified to pass entry-level certification tests as required by business and industry. In doing so, they will be prepared to enter a very high demand occupation with excellent earning potential. According to the U.S. Department of Labor-Bureau of Labor Statistics, HVAC careers are expected to rise at an average rate of 9% per year for the next 10 years and HVAC career prospects for technicians with HVAC technician training are expected to be excellent, especially for those who have received training from an accredited institution.
Residential / Commercial Technician
Industrial or Business Maintenance Technician
HVAC System Designer
Independent Business Owner or Contractor
Sales Consulting and Service Management
Parts and Supplies Distributor or Fabricator