Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning
Two-Year Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree
Be one of the “coolest” people in your community!
Our associate degree in Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) qualifies you to install and repair plumbing, heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning systems in residential, commercial, or industrial settings. HVAC is a diverse field with applications ranging from room temperature and air quality control to transporting food and medicine.
If you want an in-demand, hands-on career where every day is different, this is the program for you. You’ll learn about refrigeration and air conditioning principles, plumbing and heating, plumbing blueprint drafting, HVAC electricity, troubleshooting, and much more.
The Delhi Difference
- Our graduates have 100% job placement in the HVAC industry! According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the starting salary for HVAC technicians is up to $50,000 a year.
- You’ll learn from experienced HVAC professionals who will train you through the traditional apprenticeship approach.
- Our specialized labs are equipped with industry-standard power equipment and large tools such as pipe wrenches and power pipe threading machines.
- Gain additional hands-on experience with real-world projects such as working for local organizations or participating in the construction of a residential house or addition.
- Your education at SUNY Delhi will reflect the industry you’ll enter when you graduate. Our faculty stay up-to-date on the latest developments, including new computer technologies and new gases used in cooling systems.
- Make valuable industry connections through our partnership with the Refrigeration Services Engineers Society (RSES).
- Some plumbers’ unions accept the plumbing portion of our program as the equivalent of the first year in a five-year apprenticeship program.
- Go directly to work or transfer to a bachelor’s program to position yourself for managerial opportunities. Related bachelor’s programs at SUNY Delhi include Construction Management: Design and Building (BT), Facilities Management (BT), and Mechatronics Technology (BT).