HVACR Systems Servicing

The HVACR Systems Servicing program prepares graduates to secure employment as technicians who maintain the safe operation and energy efficiency of residential, light and large-scale commercial and industrial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) systems.

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Modern HVACR systems consist of multiple mechanical, electrical, energy management, and electronic components to operate and drive the equipment. Students learn the skills and theoretical knowledge needed to maintain these operating systems as well as troubleshoot, diagnose, and correctly repair environmental and product cooling systems.

In addition to field-related skills, students gain oral and written communication skills, advanced computation skills, customer relations and critical thinking skills through Arts & Sciences and technical course work.

Degree Information:

Graduates earn an associate of Applied Science degree; the program takes two years (four semesters) to complete.

Dunwoody College was the first Minnesota technical college to have its HVAC programs accredited by HVAC Excellence, the largest provider of certification in the HVACR industry. Certification ensures that Dunwoody programs meet or exceed industry standards for quality technical education.

Common Job Titles:

HVAC&R Service Technician; Building Engineer; Pipefitter; Refrigeration Mechanic; R&D Technician

Program Placement Rate: 100%

Data reflects placement for AY2014-15 graduates indicating employment in their field of study within 6 months following graduation. Full data calculations are available for review during College open hours Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT at Career Services or contact careerservices@dunwoody.edu.

Recent Employers:

Sedgwick Heating & Air Conditioning; General Mills; South-Town Refrigeration; Minneapolis Pipefitters Local 539; Zero Zone, Inc.

National Median Salary: $50,420

SOURCE: Based on May 2014 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates for the state of Minnesota published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, www.bls.gov.