Mitchell Community College

Relevant Degree Programs

In addition to the programs and classes listed below, check out our Skill Certification section for additional training options.

Main Campus
500 West Broad Street
Statesville, NC 28677-5264

Continuing Education Campus
701 West Front Street
Statesville, NC 28677-5644


Electronics Engineering Technology
A.A.S. Degree

Curriculum Description:
A course of study that prepares the students to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to become technicians who design, build, install, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, equipment, and systems such as industrial/computer controls, manufacturing systems, communication systems, and power electronic systems. Includes instruction in mathematics, basic electricity, solid-state fundamentals, digital concepts, and microprocessors or programmable logic controllers.

NEW! The Electronics Engineering Technology program offers two tracks. The UNCC Transfer Track prepares students interested in pursing a bachelor’s degree. The Mechatronics Track prepares students interested for employment upon completion of their A.A.S. degree. Refer to the required courses for each track.

Graduates should qualify for employment as electronics engineering technician, field service technician, instrumentation technician, maintenance technician, electronic tester, electronic systems integrator, bench technician, and production control technician.

For more information, please contact Clint Halsted at (704) 878-3315 or by email at

Mechanical Engineering Technology
A.A.S. Degree

Curriculum Description:
These curriculums are designed to prepare students through the study and application of principles from mathematics, Natural sciences, and technology and applied processes based on these subjects. Course work includes mathematics, Natural sciences, engineering sciences and technology.

Graduates should qualify to obtain occupations such as technical service providers, materials and technologies testing services, process improvement technicians, engineering technicians, industrial and technology managers, or research technicians.

A course of study that prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills to design, develop, test, and troubleshoot projects involving mechanical systems. Includes instruction in principles of mechanics, applications to specific engineering systems, design testing procedures, prototype and operational testing and inspection procedures, manufacturing system-testing procedures, test equipment operation and maintenance, computer applications, critical thinking, planning and problem-solving, and oral and written communications. Graduates of the curriculum will find employment opportunities in the manufacturing or service sectors of engineering technology. Engineering technicians may obtain professional certification by application to organizations such as ASQC, SME and NICET.

For more information, please contact Sharon Rouse - Program Coordinator at (704) 878-3241 or by email at

Electrical Systems Technology
A.A.S. Degree

Curriculum Description:
The Electrical Systems Technology curriculum is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems found in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities.

Course work, most of which is hands-on, will include such topics as AC/DC theory, basic wiring practices, electronics, programmable logic controllers, industrial motor controls, applications of the National Electric Code, and other subjects as local needs require.

Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs in the electrical/electronics field as an on-the-job trainee or apprentice assisting in the layout, installation, and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems including factory automation, electrical contracting and field service.

For more information, please contact Lee Troutman - Program Coordinator at (704) 878-3327 or by email at


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