A major/degree in Instrumentation Technology/Technician is a program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers engaged in developing control and measurement systems and procedures.
Includes instruction in instrumentation design and maintenance, calibration, design and production testing and scheduling, automated equipment functions, applications to specific industrial tasks, and report preparation.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Instrumentation Technology/Technician (use the College Search feature and enter "instrumentation" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Instrumentation Technology/Technician?
As an Instrumentation Technologist or Technician, it will be your responsibility to test, install, calibrate, inspect, and even repair monitoring devices.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Instrumentation Technology/Technician
Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
Publications/Magazines in Instrumentation Technology/Technician