Industrial Systems Technology

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Many careers in the Industrial Systems Technology field pay well and have long-term stability. As the world’s increased demand for technology continues to grow, skilled technicians and maintenance experts with experience will have opportunities for advancement. Students who invest in a degree or certificate from Gaston College’s Industrial Systems Technology program will have a solid foundation for a career that can last a lifetime.

Degree Options for Your Goals

The flexibility of our program gives students many options. The Industrial Systems Technology program offers:

  • day and night classes for full-time and part-time students
  • a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree
  • a one-year diploma program
  • three specialized certificates

Whether you are brand new to the workforce, or have experience and want to advance your career in industrial systems, we have opportunities that will fit with your goals and other priorities in life.

What You Will Learn

Our program prepares students to enter the workforce immediately and for long-term success. Graduates will master the foundations of installation, inspections, diagnostic testing and troubleshooting, as well as repair skills. You will be able to find and fix a wide variety of problems or conduct preventative maintenance.

This is a hands-on learning experience that translates directly into the work you will be doing. We will equip you with a wide range of skills, including:

  • print reading
  • mechanical systems maintenance
  • electrical wiring and systems
  • hydraulics and pneumatics
  • welding
  • machining
  • fabrication

Keep Exploring the Benefits

The Industrial Systems Technology program has a lot to offer students looking for a stable career with great earning potential and a positive long-term outlook. Keep reading about the benefits in our free program preview, which covers things like salary estimates, details about key courses, and what you can expect in the program. Download your program preview now.






The links below provide additional information on these programs.

 Associate of Applied Science

Industrial Systems Technology, A.A.S. (A50240)


Industrial Systems Technology Diploma (D50240)


Industrial Systems Technology – Industrial Mechanic Technician Certificate (C50240)

Industrial Systems Technology – Industrial Safety Certificate (C50240B)

Industrial Systems Technology – Industrial Maintenance Certificate (C50240C)

Contact Information

Donna English, Program Chair
Location: CAM-105