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Engineering and Applied Technologies

Please note that as of July 1, 2023, all program information should be accessed through the CT State Community College Catalog. Specific program information on this page may no longer be accurate beyond this date.

Gateway Community College's division of Engineering and Applied Technologies offers Associate Degree (AS and AAS) and Certificate Programs (C) in the following disciplines:

Transportation Technology

Aviation Maintenance Technology (AS)

Graduates of this program may obtain employment as mechanics at airports, technicians with aircraft and powerplant companies, or they may continue their education toward a Bachelor’s degree in the industrial and manufacturing fields.

Railroad Engineering Technology (AS)

GCC offers a unique Associate in Science Degree in Railroad Engineering Technology with two options: Electromechanical and Signaling/Communications.

Engineering Technology

Manufacturing Engineering Technology (AS)

Manufacturing Engineering Technicians work with engineers to design experiments, plan production methods, find better ways to manufacture products, troubleshoot, inspect, and perform quality control.

Electrical Engineering Technology  (AS)

This program focuses on a variety of electrical and electronic devices, circuits, systems, and related applications that are integral parts of our modern, high-tech society.

Mechanical Engineering Technology (AS)

The Mechanical Engineering Technician is a practically-oriented member of the engineering team who applies existing technology to the solution of engineering problems. 

Computer Assisted Drafting (C)

This program develops entry-level skills for individuals interested in using Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD) to produce detailed architectural or schematic drawings based on rough sketches, specifications, and calculations made by scientists, engineers, and designers.

Computer Servicing (C) 

The Computer Servicing Certificate Program is designed for students seeking entry level technical skills for the information technology (IT) industry. 

Electronics Technician (C)

Designed for students who are interested in pursuing immediate employment in the electronics industry, while allowing for advanced educational opportunities. 

Quality Control (C)

This program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for the Certified Quality Technician (CQT) certification examination by the American Society for Quality Control (ASQC).

Biomedical Engineering Technology (AS)

Growth in the biotechnology industry offers graduates of this program new opportunities as instrumentation calibration technicians for production, validation, and research equipment and instrumentation.

Technical Studies

Water Management (C)

This certificate covers the operation of water treatment plants, from both ground and surface water sources as well as the water distribution systems that deliver the treated water to customers.