Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology

Associate Degree
61 Credits
Central Campus (Janesville)

Please Contact Admissions

Due to high demand in this program, please contact Admissions at or (608) 757-7710 for any inquiries regarding enrollment in the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology program.

What You’ll Learn

In the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology (HVAC/R) program, you will be equipped with the skills needed to maintain highly efficient and environmentally sustainable equipment that provides affordable and reliable comfort in our factories, offices, and homes. Along with service and maintenance, you will learn the laws of thermodynamics, pressure and temperature relationships, safety procedures, wiring, and electrical distribution, and retrofitting older systems. Upon completion of this program, you will be prepared for employment in servicing, installing, maintaining, and selling HVAC and refrigeration systems for commercial and residential applications.

In addition to the regular curriculum, this program also features the Residential HVAC embedded technical diploma which can be earned while taking courses within the main program. This additional opportunity can provide you a set of industry-recognized skills and abilities that will prepare you for entry-level employment.

Estimated Program Costs & Potential Earnings

Median Wage


*based on EMSI Occupational Employment Statistics

Potential Careers

HVAC/R Service Technician
HVAC/R Installation Technician
HVAC/R Sale Representative
HVAC/R Maintenance Technician

Career Pathway

Previous education and work experience could qualify for Credit for Prior Learning saving you time and money. Find out more about what may apply to this program.

Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology

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