Applied Technology

Applied Technology

Direct to Work
Offered in the Classroom & 25% Online
Area of Interest

]As a student in the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Applied Technology program, you will first complete a state-approved career and technical education certificate program at one of the area technical colleges (ATC):

  • Delta-Montrose Area Technical College
  • Emily Griffith Technical College
  • Pickens Technical College

These programs prepare you with technical and employment skills.

Academic Support

Academic support is provided through CCD's Excel Zone

It helps students succeed by offering a variety of learning opportunities. The Career & Technical Education (CTE) Zone has dedicated tutors in Cherry Creek Building, room 205.

Available Online

CCD Online offers fully online certificates and degrees, and individual online courses to help match your busy schedule. This program offers between 88 to 97 percent of its degree either online or through a hybrid program.

Your first step is to see if online learning is right for you. Online and hybrid environments offer much more flexibility but require more self-direction and self-discipline. Certain work habits, learning styles and skills contribute to a successful online or hybrid learning experience.

Online Experience Questions?
303.352.6785 |

Financial Aid Eligibility

This program is eligible for federal financial aid.

Your first step is to connect with the Financial Aid office to discover how you can afford college. Our dedicated staff and support services help you wade through all the legal language and get you past the first hurdle to completing your educational goals.

In addition, CCD has $1,000,000 available in scholarships. Apply at

Stop by the financial aid office on the first floor of the Confluence Building for help with the federal financial aid application. Walk-in hours are offered every Wednesday from 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. in the Confluence Building, room 118.

Four-Year Transfer Agreements

Once you have completed the ATC certificate, you will complete the A.A.S. degree in applied technology here at CCD by taking general education and other degree requirements. The A.A.S. degree in applied technology will be conferred by CCD after the general education and other degree requirements have been completed.


Some credits from these certificate programs will be applicable to CCD's A.A.S. in applied technology degree.