Engineering Program Pathway 'I was able to complete all of my general education requirements right here at Southern State'

An engineering degree can provide access to almost any career you might be interested in. From designing and analyzing data to operating different kinds of equipment, engineering is definitely a growing field in today's technology-centered world. With a background in engineering, you can really stand out in the job market. Ready to get started on your Engineering pathway?

Program categories in this pathway:

Associate Degrees:


Associate of Applied Science Degree


Associate of Applied Science Degree


Associate of Applied Science Degree


Associate of Applied Science Degree



Certificate Program

Potential Career Opportunities:

Employment OUTLOOK:

At SSCC, we tailor our degrees and certificates to reflect growing trends in employment opportunities. Research SSCC Career Coach to learn about current projections in the Engineering field, or visit to view current Job Postings.



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Want to learn more about these programs?

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Meet Jim

"Engineering can take you as far as your imagination will allow. We cover electrical, electronics, mechanical, computer assisted design (CAD), and our program is versatile to the industry demands and the changing profession."

"Southern State is a great place to begin your Engineering career. Classes are convenient, close to home, and you have the option to move on to a four-year degree from Miami University or another partnering four-year college or university while attending classes at Southern State."


Joe Gruber, 2011 SSCC Graduate

“Quality, affordability, and convenience are just some of the reasons why I chose to attend Southern State Community College."

“After earning my Associate of Applied Science Degree in Computer Assisted Design from Southern State, I decided I wanted to pursue a bachelor's degree from Miami University. I was able to complete all of my general education requirements right here at Southern State. All of my credits transferred seamlessly and I earned my bachelor's degree in Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology as a distance learner for a fraction of the cost, all while never having to leave Southern State."

“With my bachelor's degree, many employment opportunities presented themselves to me, but I decided to continue my career with Southern State where I am employed full time as a math and science tutor and part time as an electrical engineering instructor. I could not have made a better decision than beginning my education right here at Southern State. I look forward to a long and rewarding career here as well.”

Joe Gruber | 2011 Southern State Graduate

Brandon B. 2018 SSCC Student

“I grew up around all men basically, so I was always in the garage helping fix whatever it was that they were working on. My grandfathers and step-brother work in the aviation field, which sparked my interest. I became enrolled in SSCC's Aviation Maintenance program and love it! My goal is to be able to work on private aircrafts and relocate to California to start my career.”

Courtney R. | 2018 Southern State Student

Dawn P. 2018 SSCC Student

“Building, designing, painting, and drawing are big passions of mine. When I first discovered Southern State's Computer Assisted Design Program, I honestly was not sure what it was, but decided to give it a try since it included many of the skills I loved to do, Now enrolled in my second semester, I have come to love the program and all of the work that goes with it.”

Dawn P. | 2018 Southern State Student

Tiffany B. 2018 SSCC Student

“As a current technician at a local engineering facility, I wanted the opportunity for career advancement within the company. I decided to enroll in the Electro-Mechanical Engineering program at Southern State to increase my knowledge of engineering. Engineering is the field for anyone who loves technology! There are so many different paths to take.”

Tiffany B. | 2018 Southern State Student

Brandon B. 2018 SSCC Student

“When I was 15, I helped re-wire an old 1979 Ford F100 that had a possible 'short' in the wiring system. This experience, in all its detail, sparked my interest in electronics. I plan to not only obtain my Electrical/Electronics Degree from Souther, but also earn the Electro-Mechanical Engineering Degree as well. Earning the double 'EE' title will allow me to be more versatile in my career.”

Brandon B. | 2018 Southern State Student

Will L. 2015 SSCC Graduate

“Anyone can go to college, but picking the right major can be a difficult task. Obtaining a career in Electro-Mechanical Engineering has been a dream of mine, so I decided to enroll in this program at Southern State. It is important for me to love what I do and a college education can get me there.”

Will L. | 2015 Southern State Graduate

Morgan W. SSCC Alumni

“Southern State Community College provides a variety of opportunities to the students that attend. The college also offers flexible scheduling. I was able to successfully balance my class and lab time which was great! The teachers really take the time to get to know you and help you achieve success.”

Morgan W. | Southern State Alumni

Alex B. SSCC Alumni

“As a student at Southern State currently enrolled in the Aviation Program, I chose this field because of the wide range of opportunities for careers. My experience so far has been very educational and I have met a lot of great people along the way. I would highly recommend this program to anyone!”

Alex B. | Southern State Alumni