This two-year Associate of Applied Science degree prepares the student for the most common fields of corrosion control and integrity management. This highly specialized degree is suitable for careers in manufacturing companies, operating companies and government agencies. The program includes hands-on training with state-of-the-art equipment and computer-based research. There is an opportunity to become Operator Qualification (OQ) certified by NCCER. This degree also prepares the student for future certification as a NACE Corrosion Technician, NACE Cathodic Protection Tester (CP1), NACE Level I Coatings Inspector, NACE Internal Corrosion Technologist and/or NACE PCIM Technician (see latest NACE certification requirements for details).