Looking at industrial technology education? Ranken’s industrial technology degree offers hands-on training to help launch your career.

Does an industrial technology degree sound right for you?

You’re the person your friends and family turn to when they need help getting something to work.

When you learn about a new skill, you learn everything about it.

You know that want to do hands-on work, but you don’t want to have to choose between being a carpenter, or an electrician, or a welder, or a plumber…

You want a career that’s in high demand, and that will set you up for a great paying job with a future.

Does this sound like you? If so, industrial technology education could be the path to a successful and rewarding career.

Industrial technology offers flexible career opportunities, and our students are in high demand due to Ranken’s one-of-a-kind industry relationships.

Interested in seeing more of our Industrial Technology facilities? Take an interactive 360° virtual tour of Ranken Technical College’s INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY department.

Why choose Ranken for industrial technology education?

Ranken’s Industrial Technology program provides hands-on experience in the maintenance practices and skills needed by area-wide facilities, such as universities, hospitals, hotels and industrial businesses.

Program graduates have expertise in a number of fields and are capable of stepping in and keeping things running in a machine shop, industrial plant or large company.

Recognized for their breadth of experience, they are qualified to repair the majority of the technical and industrial problems experienced by companies today.

Interested in seeing more of our Manufacturing facilities? Take an interactive 360° virtual tour of Ranken Technical College’s MANUFACTURING departments.

Leah A. Sueme

Instructor, Full Time

Nicholas W. Crosse

Instructor, Full Time

Rodney J. Eftink

Instructor, Full Time

Bradley M. Thomas

Instructor, Full Time

Gregory D. McMullen

Adjunct Instructor, Evening School

J. David Granade

Adjunct Instructor, Evening School

Michael S. Crawford

Instructor - Hydraulics, Full Time

Industrial Technology

Joel C. Hill

Workforce Development Specialist and Instructor

MA in Management and Leadership, Webster University

MA in Human Resource Development, Webster University

BS in Organizational Leadership, Greenville College

AAS in Industrial Mechanics, Southwestern Illinois College

Mark A. Malcinski

Instructor, Full Time

Industrial Technology

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Ranken’s Industrial Technology program provides overall instruction, hands-on training and experience in the practices and skills needed by many facilities, including universities, hospitals, hotels and industrial businesses. Our industrial technology degree offers specialized instruction in the following areas:

  • Electrical systems
  • Hydraulics and pneumatics
  • National Electrical Code (NEC), motor controls and programmable logic controllers (PLCs)
  • Welding
  • HVACR systems
  • Pipefitting and plumbing
  • Industrial Mechanical Systems
  • Carpentry maintenance

Additionally, our program prepares students for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) licensing exam covering refrigeration and air conditioning repair.

Nicholas Kallal

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Apprentice Electrician @ Reinhold Electric

2019 Industrial Technology
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Griffin Grover

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
CNC Programmer @ Tech Manufacturing

2018 Advanced Manufacturing
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Nick Hufker

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Setup Machinist @ R&S Machining

2021 Precision Machining Technology
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Matthew Mays

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Outside Sales Support Specialist @ Airgas

2018 Fabrication and Welding Technology
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Sam Schlechte

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Maintenance Technical @ Ranken Technical College

2017 Industrial Technology, 2019 Electrical Automation, 2021 BS Applied Management
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Nicholas Meeks

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
CNC Operator @ Tech Manufacturing

2020 Advanced Manufacturing Technology
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Thomas Roderick

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
President and CEO @ R&S Machining, Inc.

1987 Certification in Machine Shop
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Scott Miller

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Owner and Operator @ 360 Machine Shop

2017 Precision Machining Technology
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Matthew Roderick

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Lead Programmer @ R&S Machining

2017 Precision Machining and Bachelor of Science in Applied Management
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Frank Roth

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Owner @ Elite Tool

2000 Precision Machining Technology
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Richard Vaughan

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Operations/Plant Manager @ Tech Manufacturing

2001 Precision Machining Technology
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Nicholas Woolbright

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
CNC Machinist @ Boeing Company

2018 Precision Machining Technology
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Lori Sommer

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Associate Director of Charter School Compliance @ Washington University in St. Louis

1991 Machine Shop Technology
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Jeff Scott

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Training Supervisor @ Ameren

2006 Industrial Technology
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Tyler Milek

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Machinist @ The Gund Company

2020 Advanced Precision Machining Technology
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Marcus Chaplin

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Senior Facilities Manager @ W.W. Grainger

2013 Industrial Engineering Technology
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Tyler Keim

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
CNC Operator @ Elite Tool

2021 Advanced Manufacturing Technology
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Taylor Watson

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Machinist @ Roton Products

2020 Advanced Precision Machining Technology
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Nick Meloy

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Laborer, LoneStar Pipeline Contractors

2020 Fabrication and Welding Technology
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Riley Riehn

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Engineering Technician @ TG Missouri Corporation

May 2019 Industrial Engineering Technology
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Eric Bowman

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Numerical Control Electrician @ Boeing and Anheuser-Busch

2009-2016 AS in Electrical Construction Design & Mgmt, Industrial Technology, and Electrical Maintenance; 2020 BS in Applied Management
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Zach Darr

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Service Technician 3 @ CBRE

2015 Precision Machining Technology
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Frank Roth IV

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Owner, Elite Tool, Moscow Mills, Missouri

2000 Precision Machining Technology
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Dale Niemeier

Department: Alumni Manufacturing


1971 Precision Machining Technology
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Dave Rogers

Department: Alumni Manufacturing


1971 Machining
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