Applied Technology

Hands-on skills pay

Welder bonding metal with welding device in workshop, lots of sparks to be seen, he wears welding goggles

Bay College was recently recognized as a top 10 best vocational and trade school in Michigan! The study by Real Work Matters is based on data from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics and College Scorecard tool.

Careers in professional skilled trades are expected to rise faster than the national average. Employers are seeking technicians, welders, and operations managers to work in a variety of industrial, municipal and manufacturing environments. Bay College offers real world training with cutting edge technology, helping you become an expert in your field and leading you to a dynamic career.

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Beyond Bay College

After obtaining a degree or certificate, graduates are equipped with the skills and certifications needed for immediate employment and are able to work in a professional and profitable career. A smaller number of students transfer to a university to further their education. Popular Bachelor's degrees include:

  • Engineering Technology
  • Robotics
  • Environmental Management

Job Market Outlook