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Statistics From SurveysStatistics From Surveys

Stats here are for those who have completed the program. Of those starting the program, 6 out of 9 (67%) of people surveyed successfully completed it.

Survey QuestionAverage
Program Completion Time27 month(s)
Attended School Mostly Full-Time67%
Program Difficulty (1-100)53
Satisfied With the School76%
Well-Prepared for Career70%
Would Choose Program Again83%
Career is Directly Related to Program83%
Easy to Find Job76%
How Long to Find First Job3 month(s)
Working Mostly Full-Time100%
Salary (Not Necessarily Full-Time)$50,000
Salary Met Expectations86%
Trouble Making Loan Payments33%
Satisfied With the Career80%

Schools Offering This Program, by StateSchools Offering This Program, by State

(Offering certificates of less than two years of study)

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Why did people choose this program of study?Why did people choose this program of study?

"I chose Industrial Technology because I felt it was very flexible in where I could end up working. All businesses have a goal to make production faster, simpler, and more efficient. It also gave myself knowledge that I could cross over into my personal, outside of work life."
"I had the most interest in this field and wanted to learn more. It also had great pay and advancement."
"I have used my degree for all fascits of life . Work also is a benefit to my current freelance position."
"The economy on the eastern parts of north Carolina are poor but soon expected to be flooding with light industrial opportunities. I wanted to have an advantage when that time came."
"I have been working with computers since I was 4 and I am 35 years old now so it is a hobby whether I like it or not. This track, network administration, was something I like and not as much responsibility or work as say a security specialist."
"I chose this program because of the quality of the training exceeds any other career program. The faculty are extremely knowledgable from their field experience directly related to my studies."

What surprised people about this program of study?What surprised people about this program of study?

"I was surprised at the amount of coding was involved in my coursework. I had expected some but every semester I was enrolled in a course that entailed coding. I gained some experience with C, Java, SQL, and C++."
"I did not use what I learned in school in the field of work. I learned more on the job than in the classroom."
"I was shocked about the amount of production that goes into radio and t.v. Because, I was new to the area in 2008, I was excited to meet others with the same professional outlooks as myself."
"I was surprised by the estimated growth expected in the pharmaceutical field. I feel if more people were aware of the amazing opportunities, there would be alot more satisfying career choices being made."
"Once you start if you focus and study the work and testing comes very easy. I was surprised at how in demand workers in this field really are. I was surprised at how many people quit the program as the work was very doable but does require your attention. I was also surprised at how satisfying it is to resolve somone's issues so they can work!"
"I was surprised at how simple the refueling process of a nuclear reactor is. It is highly technical and requires very specialized skills, however, the process is fairly simple and straight forward. I was surprised at how long it took me to become certified as a spent fuel handler."