Cuyahoga Community College

Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) is the largest college in Greater Cleveland and the first and largest community college in Ohio. The College serves more than 55,000 credit and non-credit students each year and offers more than 70 programs for Associate Degrees and one year certificates. The mission of Cuyahoga Community College is: “To provide high-quality, accessible and affordable educational opportunities and services, including university transfer, technical, and lifelong learning programs that promote individual development and improve the overall quality of life in a multicultural community.”

Engineering Technology Programs

Tri-C’s Engineering Technology Department offers thirteen programs for Associate of Applied Science Degrees and one year certificates in the following areas:

  • The Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) program has a curriculum that emphasizes design and practical implementation of existing technology for mechanical and electrical applications.
  • The Manufacturing Industrial Technology (MIT) program provides a foundation for production-based technologies with strong computer applications.
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) ensures that graduates are trained in critical thinking and analytical skills and are ready for success in such growing fields as wireless communications, fiber-based communications, & digital television transmission to name a few. The EET Robotics program curriculum emphasizes sensors and programming. The EET Biomedical Tech. program offers specialized biomedical courses in which students learn the theory of operation, clinical application principles, safety, calibration, preventative maintenance protocols, and troubleshooting of medical devices. The EET Computer Networking Hardware program prepares students for careers dealing with network hardware systems analysis, planning and implementation. This program assists students in preparing to take industry certification exams such as A+ and CCNA.
  • The Construction Engineering Technology (CNST) program focuses on construction management; and the curriculum combines studies in mathematics, construction engineering, and basic sciences with studies in business and management methods as applied to construction.
  • All programs provide students with hands-on experiences in a lab environment. Various computer based programs and structured lab activities support student learning. Students are taught by instructors who have years of experience and who work together to constantly review and upgrade curriculum to insure that course content meets today’s industry and business needs.

    For More Information

    Students are encouraged to talk with an academic counselor or a program coordinator for additional information and to explore program requirements. The Engineering Technology Department can be reached at 216-987-4692. You may also visit Tri-C’s web site at

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    Career information from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor,
    Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2004-05 Edition and member schools.