FULL DAY HANDS-ON
The Engineering & Design Academy is a full day hands-on program for seniors. Students can start as juniors in the Engineering & Design program or by meeting related pre-requisites at their home district. The junior and senior program is for those who enjoy working in teams to bring new ideas to life and gain the knowledge and background to work effectively in modern industries.
The Academy is located in the Lewis County Jefferson Community College Education Center in Lowville, NY.
Preparing for a Future
In the Engineering and Design Program students have the opportunity to earn college credits at no cost, while preparing for a future in advanced manufacturing and engineering.
This exciting program is designed to prepare technically oriented students for continuing education and/or employment in growing careers such as engineering, production technology, industrial maintenance, automation, robotics, industrial and commercial electronics, and computer aided drafting/design.
Students will gain professional, collaboration and communication skills, as well as technical skills that are most in demand by employers in today’s most exciting and creative fields.
When students complete the two years successfully, they will be on their way to an Associates degree (earning up to 21 credits) with no cost to students or families. They will be sought after by local manufacturers and ready to continue with their Associates or to apply to any other college of their choice.
Career Opportunities & Potential Salaries*
- Draftsman - Median annual wage of $54,000
- Machining - Median annual wage of $46,000
- Engineering - Technician Median annual wage of $57,000
- Mechanical Engineer - Median annual wage of $88,000
- Industrial Engineer - Median annual wage of $87,000
- Production Supervisor - Median annual wage of $56,000
Interested in manufacturing but need help determining your career path?