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Applied Technology Career Cluster

 

The Applied Technology career cluster is composed of occupations in graphics, manufacturing and cosmetology fields.

 

Occupation Starting Salary Entry Level Education
Graphic Designer $29,084 AAS
Multimedia Artist/Animator $31,366 AAS
Industrial Maintenance Mechanic $30,830 AAS
Millwright $30,383 AAS
Production Line Supervisor $36,629 AAS
Construction and Manufacturing Welder $36,000 TC
Hairstylist $22,505 TC
Nail Technician $16,880 CP

 

Students interested in this career cluster would find jobs as

  • Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
  • Graphic Designer
  • Hairstylist
  • Construction and Manufacturing Welder
  • Production Line Supervisor

 

 

 

Program Videos

Cosmetology General Technology
Graphic Communications Truck Driving

 

 

At PCCUA, the pathway tied to this cluster includes the following programs of study:

  • Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
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  • General Technology - Program of Study Form
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  • Graphic Communications - Program of Study Form
    • Students who earn either of these degrees can advance to the Bachelor of Applied Science at UAFS.
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  • Technical Certificate (TC)

Certificate of Proficiency (CP)

  • Advanced Manufacturing - Program of Study Form
    • Students who earn this certificate can advance to the TC Advanced Manufacturing program at PCCUA.
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  • Agriculture Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology - Program of Study Form
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  • Computer Art and Design - Program of Study Form
    • Students who earn this certificate can advance to the AAS Graphic Communications.
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  • General Welding Techniques - Program of Study Form
    • Students who earn this certificate can advance to the TC Welding program at PCCUA.
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  • Graphic Communications - Program of Study Form
    • Students who earn this certificate can advance to the AAS Graphic Communications.
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  • Inert Gas Welding - Program of Study Form
    • Students who earn this certificate can advance to the TC Welding program at PCCUA.
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  • Manicuring - Program of Study Form
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  • Mild Steel Welding - Program of Study Form
    • Students who earn this certificate can advance to the TC Welding program at PCCUA.
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  • Renewable Energy Technology - Program of Study Form
    • Students who earn this certificate can advance to the TC Renewable Energy Technology program at PCCUA.