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Associate Degree in Engineering

At a Glance

Carroll’s Associate degree in Engineering program allows students to explore the many areas of Engineering while completing gateway courses, along with lower-level Engineering classes, while preparing for transfer to a 4-year college or university.

Credit Count:


Program Length:

Two years, or four 15-credit terms

About the Program

Plot your path at Carroll toward a successful Engineering career by enrolling in our Associate degree in Engineering program!

Engineers apply mathematics and science to develop and design solutions to problems that will improve people’s lives. Engineering is a prestigious, highly rewarding profession for creative and innovative individuals.

Why Carroll for Your A.S. in Engineering:

  • Graduates are prepared for Junior and Senior-level work at a transfer institution.
  • Alternative path to a B.S. in Engineering is more accessible (cost, location, schedule).
  • Small classes allow for more individualized support from professors.

The College is also developing multiple partnerships with local businesses in Carroll and Baltimore counties to provide career information and internship opportunities to students before they transfer with their 2-year degree in Engineering.

Carroll’s General Engineering A.S. degree program is accredited through the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC).

STEM Scholars

Carroll’s STEM Scholars honors program is designed for motivated high school and college students who want to pursue opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics and transfer to a 4-year institution after completion of their Associate degree at Carroll Community College. Apply to become a STEM Scholar.

Advisory Board

Our curriculum is designed and continuously reviewed by an advisory board of industry experts and business leaders, ensuring the program meets all current skill and knowledge requirements. You can visit our Advisory Boards page Advisory Boards to see the list of Engineering Advisory Board members, as well as advisory board members for our other programs.



Transfers & Careers

Discover Your Passion

Find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world of work.


Our Engineering program works closely with the University of Maryland (Baltimore County and College Park), McDaniel College and many other 4-year institutions in Maryland for successful transfer into their Bachelor’s programs. Many colleges and universities across the country also accept Carroll Engineering graduates.

Learn more about transferring your courses to a different institution or explore Transfer Agreements by Area of Study.


General Engineering careers you can pursue include positions in telecommunications, computing, energy, transportation, utilities, architecture, mobile technologies, health care and more.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, graduates with a B.S. in Engineering earn starting salaries of $50,000 or higher.


Carroll’s faculty are scholars, researchers and distinguished leaders, selected based on their industry experience, academic excellence and passion for teaching. They possess a wealth of skills and knowledge to share with you throughout your pursuit of an Engineering degree.



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