Academic Program

Ferris State University prepares students for successful careers, responsible citizenship, and lifelong learning. Through its many partnerships and its career-oriented, broad-based education, Ferris serves our rapidly changing global economy and society.

The Associate in Applied Science in HVACR Technology degree prepares students to enter the workforce as an HVACR technician or system installer.The HVAC Engineering Technology and Energy Management bachelor degree prepares students to work for mechanical or building automation control contractors,

The HVAC Engineering Technology and Energy Management bachelor degree prepares students to work for mechanical or building automation control contractors, mechanical engineering companies, HVACR manufacturers and other related companies associated with the HVACR industry. Students gain applied knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:

  • Building Information Systems (BIM)
  • Load and ventilation calculations to determine equipment capacity requirements and code compliance
  • HVAC related codes and standards such as energy and mechanical codes
  • HVAC related codes and standards such as energy and mechanical codes
  • Mechanical contracting issues such as estimating, project management and construction documents
  • HVAC design for both air and hydronic
  • HVAC design for both air and hydronic systems
  • Commissioning to ensure that mechanical systems operate as designed and at peak efficiency
  • HVAC system and equipment selection,
  • HVAC control theory, applications, and systems sequence of operation
  • Direct digital control system design, operation, programming, and troubleshooting
  • Energy audits and analysis

Learn more at www.ferris.edu/HVACR

Awards & Activities

The student chapter members participate with two Heats On events every fall to assist those in need with safe and reliable heating systems for the winter.

Students earning high chapter points for active participation have the opportunity to attend the MCAA fall student summit, the MSCA Conference, and the MCAA conference.

Chapter members participate in local volunteer efforts to serve the community.

Chapter Information

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