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Why choose Engineering at PCC?

Engineering options at PCC

At PCC you can complete the first two years of your engineering bachelor’s degree then transfer to a university, or become an engineering technician in two years or less.

The classes are not interchangeable though, so get help choosing your path if you’re not sure which option is right for you.

Portland Community College offers freshman and sophomore course work for transferring to a four-year institution.

If you follow the advising guides and create a course plan, you can enter the four-year institution as a Junior.

Degrees and certificates

Degrees and certificates by number of terms to complete
Award Length Financial aid eligible Currently accepting students?
University transfer 2 years at PCC + 2 years at university


What will you learn?

The fundamentals to prepare you for a bachelor’s degree in:

  • Chemical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Electrical & computer engineering
  • Environmental engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Renewable energy engineering

What will you do?

The Oregon Employment Division forecasts that engineering job openings in the Portland area will grow 18.7% through 2027. They also report the average annual salary of an engineer in Portland is $87,758.

Next steps

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