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CCs Offering Nanotech Degrees

CCs Offering Nanotech Degrees
Compiled by Paul Bradley

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Danville Community College, which began offering a nanotechnology degree program this fall, is just the latest community college to do so. Nanotechnology is the basis of such diverse areas as computer chip manufacturing, flat panel displays and biological implants. Rapid growth in these industries has created a strong demand for technicians with training in the intricacies of nanofabrication techniques and clean room procedures. There are more than 800 college and university programs in nanotech across the country. Here’s a partial list of two-year colleges offering associate of applied science degrees in nanotechnology:

  • North Seattle Community College, Seattle, Wash.:
    Associate in nanotechnology.

  • Dakota County Technical College, Rosemount, Minn.:
    Associate in nanotechnology.

  • North Dakota State College of Science, Wahpeton, N.D.:
    Associate in nanoscience technology.

  • Texas State Technical College, Waco, Texas:
    Associate in nanotechnology.

  • Bucks County Community College, Newtown, Pa.:
    Associate in nanofabrication technology.

  • Butler County Community College, Butler, Pa.:
    Associate in nanofabrication technology.

  • Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, Wis.:
    Associate in nanoscience technology.

  • Delaware County Community College, Media, Pa.;
    Associate in nanofabrication manufacturing technology.

  • Normandale Community College, Bloomington, Minn.;
    Associate in nanotechnology.

  • Forsyth Technical Community College, Winston-Salem, N.C.:
    Associate in nanotechnology.

Source: UnderstandingNano.com

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