Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

HVAC Program at Harper College

Employment of HVACR mechanics and installers is expected to grow 34 percent from 2010 to 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations. 

The more you learn, the more you earn. 

  • According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage of HVACR professionals was $43,640 in 2012.
  • Job opportunities for HVACR technicians are expected to be excellent for those who have completed training at an accredited technical school.
  • U.S. News and World Report says two-year degree may be a better investment than a four-year degree.


The Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVACR) program at Harper College provides individuals of diverse ages and backgrounds the training and skills necessary to build a successful career in this dynamic industry. Harper College offers an A.A.S. degree, five certificate programs, and two professional certifications.

Choose the Degree or Certificate That Meets Your Goal

Check out some transfer options:

  • Traditional Classroom 
    Regular classroom courses are offered during the full and spring semesters throughout the week. Both day and evening classes are available.

  • Open Entry 
    Students can enter the program at any point during the semester and work through the program at their own pace. these courses are offered throughout the year.

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