Instrumentation

Certificate Technical Degree

As machines continue to become more sophisticated and complex, we rely on instrumentation technicians to keep the wheels of industry turning. In the instrumentation program, you’ll train in a comprehensive industrial computer control lab and learn how to install, maintain, and troubleshoot intelligent integrated control systems—developing the skills you’ll need to become an entry-level instrumentation technician. 

Program at a Glance

Career Opportunities

As an instrumentation technician, you can offer your in-demand skills to chemical plants, refineries, pipeline companies, power plants, water treatment facilities, all types of manufacturing plants, and many more businesses. 

What You’ll Learn

Instrumentation Technology training at San Jacinto College falls into three categories: instrumentation installation, general instrument maintenance, and control systems technology. Your program will cover all three topics in varying levels of depth. 

Locations

DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

Instrumentation Technology, AAS

Technical Degree
The Associate of Applied Science degree prepares you for an entry-level career. Learn how to install, calibrate, and troubleshoot individual process instruments as well as complete control systems.
Length 2 Years
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 60 credits for this program in five terms, including a summer term.

Instrumentation Technology, Enhanced Skills Certificate

Certificate
This certificate will help you advance your career. This certificate is designed for students who have completed the Instrumentation Technology Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree.
Length 2 Months
If you're studying part-time, you can complete the 6 credits for this certificate in one term.

Instrumentation Technology, Level 2 Certificate

Certificate
The Level 2 Certificate prepares you for the degree program, an entry-level career, or advancement in your current career. Learn how to install, calibrate, and troubleshoot individual process instruments as well as complete control systems.
Length 1.5 Years
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 44 credits for this certificate in four terms, including a summer term.
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Contact Us

Have questions? Reach out via phone or email and we’ll help make sure you’re choosing the right program for you. 
Joseph Zwiercan
Dept Chair, Industrial Tech
Phone
(281) 998-6150x1352