Technical Studies

The Technical Studies – Trades, AAS is a two-year degree that prepares students for entry-level jobs in technical fields including electricity, HVAC, mechanical maintenance, electronics and sUAS (Drone) Technology . Students must complete at least one career studies certificate as part of the credits. Additional courses should be taken to create a coherent plan of study. Pre-approved tracks for many of the skilled trades areas are presented below.

Associate of Applied Science

Tuition and Funding Options

Tuition rates for this program are approximately one-third the cost of attending a four-year college or university in Virginia. Compare savings now!

An estimated $15.2 million dollars in grants, loans, work-study and scholarships are awarded to Laurel Ridge Community College students each year. We are committed to using all available funds to help you gain access to a college education.

Payment plans are offered to break down tuition payments.

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Academic Plan, Course List, and Program Information

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