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.

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.

Stephen V. Thornhill

Adjunct Instructor, Evening School

Bradley M. Thomas

Instructor, Full Time

Nicholas I. Santos

Instructor, Full Time

Gregory D. McMullen

Adjunct Instructor, Evening School

J. David Granade

Adjunct Instructor, Evening School

John M. Cross

Adjunct Instructor, Evening School

Cory J. Blair

Instructor – Fabrication and Welding Technology, Full Time

Industrial Technology

Michael S. Crawford

Instructor - Hydraulics, Full Time

Industrial Technology

Ron A. Hampton

Instructor, 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

Gregory S. Presley

Department Chair & 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.