Get the skills

Skilled technicians troubleshoot machinery issues, improve system efficiency, and ensure the quality of products using the latest technology. Our graduates report high job satisfaction and significant earning potential. Students receive hands-on training in welding, machinery maintenance and automation, computer-aided drafting, and CNC programming—just the skills needed to go right to work in as little as two years.

Start your career or transfer

Parkland's Industrial Technology degree qualifies students to transfer to Southern Illinois University at Carbondale's Industrial Management and Applied Engineering (IMAE) program. Start at SIUC as a junior and take advantage of the convenient weekend program offered on Parkland's campus.

Competency-Based Education

Electronics is available as a Competency-Based Education program. With CBE, you can get credit for prior knowledge, set your own schedule, and work at your own pace. To learn more, visit our CBE webpage or reach out to Hannah Garrett, CBE Coordinator, at 217/560-6614 or