Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

In MCC's HVAC program, you will learn with the same equipment you'll use on the job while installing and maintaining the efficiency of climate control systems in residences and commercial settings.

Program highlights

  • Hands on training working on furnaces, air conditioners, refrigeration units, heat pumps and boilers and develop a mindset for safety at work while learning how to troubleshoot problems.
  • State-of-the-art labs with the same equipment you'll use in the industry
    • Heat pump lab, including geothermal equipment
    • New construction system installation trainer
    • Fabrication lab
    • Sheet metal
    • Heating and cooling systems (gas and electric)
  • Seven industry experienced instructors with decades of combined experience.
  • We offer a 16-week job-ready certificate that prepares you for residential work, while the advanced certificate (additional 16 weeks) includes commercial refrigeration, heat pumps and more.
  • The HVAC program also prepares you to take and pass EPA 608 refrigerant certification, ESCO A/C Employment Ready, and the Industry Competency Exam.
  • Our graduates are in demand by residential, commercial and refrigeration employers.


You can work as an HVAC service technician, commercial refrigeration service technician, HVAC systems installer, salesperson or service manager. Our alumni have worked for Anthony Plumbing, Heating and Cooling; A.B. May; Climate Control Heating and Cooling; and many more area companies.

Faster than average outlook for heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers

Visit Occupational Information Network (O*NET) to view salary information, employment outlook and personal characteristics needed for this career.

Transfer made simple

Whatever your transfer destination, we'll work to make sure your credits move easily. That's why we're experts at it. We've worked out specific transfer agreements with many four-year colleges and universities.

Credits earned in this program will transfer to the University of Central Missouri toward a construction management degree. MCC credits will also transfer to Ferris State University toward a bachelor's in HVAC.

Please check with an advisor for transfer information.


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