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YVC and Perry Tech Combined Degree

Associate of Applied Science

Yakima Valley College and Perry Technical Institute combine to provide students the opportunity to receive an Associate of Applied Science degree in three different technical areas.

  • Electrical Technology
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology
  • Instrumentation & Industrial Automation Technology

Degrees

 

Electrical Technology, AAS

YVC in partnership with Perry Technical Institute offers students the opportunity to earn an associate of applied science degree in Electrical Technology.

The combined degree program provides students the opportunity to obtain specialized training at Perry Technical Institute together with specific YVC coursework that will better prepare students for their jobs and provide them with advancement opportunities. Students may complete their YVC coursework before, during, or after their Perry Tech training.

On successful completion of both the Perry Technical Institute training and YVC classes, students will earn an associate of applied science degree and the WA State Dept. of Labor and Industries may recognize up to two years of training received towards the General Journeyman 01 certification.

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Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology, AAS

YVC in partnership with Perry Technical Institute offers students the opportunity to earn an associate of applied science degree in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Technology.

The combined degree program provides students the opportunity to obtain specialized training at Perry Technical Institute together with specific YVC coursework that will better prepare students for their jobs and provide them with advancement opportunities. Students may complete their YVC coursework before, during, or after their Perry Tech training.

On successful completion of both the Perry Technical Institute training and YVC classes, students will earn an associate of applied science degree and Perry Tech’s HVAC/R program is approved by the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries as a 06A HVAC/R Specialty Electrical Training Program. Graduates may be credited with up to one year (or 2,000 hours) towards the two years (or 4,000 hours) required by the State of Washington to be eligible to take the certification exam for the 06A HVAC/R Specialty Electrical License.

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Instrumentation & Industrial Automation, AAS

YVC in partnership with Perry Technical Institute offers students the opportunity to earn an associate of applied science degree in Instrumentation & Industrial Automation.

The combined degree program provides students the opportunity to obtain specialized training at Perry Technical Institute together with specific YVC coursework that will better prepare students for their jobs and provide them with advancement opportunities. Students may complete their YVC coursework before, during, or after their Perry Technical Institute training. On successful completion of both the Perry Technical Institute training and YVC classes, students will earn an associate of applied science degree.

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Program information

Admission Process

Students shall meet the Perry Technical Institute’s entrance requirements and complete the enrollment process.

Student are eligible to begin or complete the required YVC classes for the degrees if they are:

  •  currently enrolled at PTI or
  • on a wait list or
  •  have completed one of the three designated programs.

Upon successful completion of all YVC and PTI requirements, students can apply and receive an Associate of Applied Science degree in the designated technical area.

What is a Combined Associate of Applied Science?

An Associate of Applied Science along with the technical program allows students to work more effectively in their chosen field and to help them compete for advanced opportunities. In addition to completing their technical program at Perry Technical Institute, students complete credits at Yakima Valley College. Credits are designated as core requirements and are required for all programs.

Upon acceptance into one of these three certificated programs at Perry, students may begin taking required classes at Yakima Valley College to complete their AAS degree. This can be done while waiting for entrance into the technical portion of their degree (prior to starting classes at Perry), while they complete the technical training at Perry, or after they complete their technical training. For additional information, please contact Yakima Valley College at 509.572.4956 or Perry Technical Institute at 509.453.0374.

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Contact

Perry Technical Institute
509.453.0374
www.perrytech.edu
Yakima Valley College
509.574.4956
www.yvcc.edu/counseling/