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40 Weeks to a New Career!

Do electromechanical processes inspire your ingenuity? Your calling could be a role in industrial maintenance and automated technology. If you enjoy mental challenges in your work, IOT can prepare you through this industrial maintenance Associate degree you can complete in a short time!

We see your learning experience at IOT as an extension of your real work setting, so we help equip you to apply your classroom skills and knowledge on day one in your new role as an industrial maintenance technician. As a technician, you could engage in a variety of functions from welding to mechanical and electrical repair, so we emphasize broad-scope coursework focusing on these areas:

  • Drives
  • Load calculations
  • Plumbing
  • Procedures for mechanical and electrical applications
  • Safety (electrical, maintenance, building, OSHA, and health codes)
  • And more!

Students who successfully complete this program will receive an Associate in Occupational Studies degree you can complete in 40 weeks!


IMAT graduates can pursue many exciting career paths in the areas of commercial and industrial systems maintenance, including:

  • Control systems technician
  • Electromechanical technician
  • Installation & field service technician
  • Maintenance planner
  • Robotic system integration technician
  • And more!

Students who successfully complete this program will receive an Associate in Occupational Studies degree. IOT provides IMAT students with a personal toolkit as an added benefit in and beyond your classroom experience.

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Why IOT?

We believe school should work for you, which is why our classes are:

  • Engaging
    Learn new skills and take control of your career through hands-on vocational training and real-world education that moves you forward.
  • Supportive
    We offer support with tutoring and instructors with many years of experience in the industry.
  • Convenient
    Fit school into your life with evening classes, accelerated programs, and hybrid learning that can be completed in as little as 9 months.

Here is an employment breakdown for this field:

  • IMAT jobs are expected to grow over 17% by 2022*
  • Classes are held Monday through Thursday
  • Associate in Occupational Studies degree earned upon successful program completion



Classes are held Monday through Thursday for 70 weeks and include an Independent Study component. See your admissions representative for available class times.

If you’re ready to step into an exciting new role as an industrial maintenance technician, contact IOT today to request information about our accelerated programs.


Institute of Technology offers placement support and assistance to all graduates regardless of how long they have been out of school. If you are a recent graduate or graduated years ago, our Career Services Team is here to help you!


IOT offers this program at the following locations:

Clovis, California

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the programs,
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Accreditation is the process of evaluating a school or educational training program to determine whether it meets standards set up by an accrediting organization. When you attend an accredited institution, you are attending a school that has undergone a rigorous process that evaluates educational quality. It’s not easy to become or remain an accredited institution. The rules and regulations are strict, precise and designed to protect students. Here are some of the benefits:

 A reliable indicator of quality
 Approved program of study
 Qualified instructors

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