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Commercial Building Engineering

This program is designed so students can enroll for mornings, afternoons, or evenings to better fit their working schedule. Instruction areas include refrigeration and building systems, boiler operations, and hazardous waste management. Students learn to regulate and maintain heating, cooling, and ventilation systems for commercial buildings. An emphasis is placed on practical experience and hands-on training whenever possible. This program is a recognized “School of Technology” by the cities of Seattle and Tacoma advisory boards. This program offers a Commercial Building Engineering certificate of completion and an Associate of Applied Science degree in Commercial Building Engineering. 

To earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree, the student must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education. The General Education requirements are listed below. Transfer credit from other institutions will be considered upon validation of transcript and course work.

Program Options:

  • Certificate of Completion
    • 8 quarters
    • 129 credits
    • Monday/Wednesday,
       7:00AM-11:00AM; 12:00PM-4:00PM; 5:00PM-9:00PM
  • Associate of Applied Science Degree
    • 8 quarters
    • 149 credits
    • Monday-Thursday,
       8:00AM-11:30AM;12:30PM-4:00PM; 5:00PM-8:30PM

Other Program Info:


Daryl Walker

Estimated Costs:

  • Tuition $6,762.00
  • Supplies $750.00


  • Students may start at the beginning of fall, winter, spring or summer quarter. 
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