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Program Description

Process Technology is the ability to understand, operate, shut down, analyze and troubleshoot industrial processes. The Process Technology program at ACC prepares students to become process technicians in the refining, petrochemical, power generation, oil and gas production, food, metals, minerals and other process industries. Technical knowledge and skills will be gained in areas such as operating equipment, instrumentation systems, process systems, process troubleshooting and computer applications.

ACC is a fully accredited college and certified by the Southern Association of Colleges and Universities. The Process Technology program is:


Career Opportunities

Process Technicians are in great demand in the Gulf Coast area, across the U.S. and in many other countries. Alvin Community College graduates have close to a 100 percent job placement rate and many students are hired before graduation. Starting annual salaries for process operators range from $50,000 to $60,000 with excellent benefits.


Associate of Applied Science Degree in Process Technology .............. 62 credit hours (2 years)

Certificate in Process Technology ............... 36 credit hours (1 year)

Program Investment

The Process Technology Associate Degree program costs approximately $6,200*. This amount is based on a pre-set curriculum sequence and in-district tuition. This price includes tuition, fees, and textbooks.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.


For more information call 281-756-3785 or email
Alvin Community College
3110 Mustang Road
Alvin, TX 77511

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