New England Institute of Technology's HVAC Program

Training in Refrigeration / Air Conditioning / Heating Technology

The Associate in Science Degree in Refrigeration / Air Conditioning / Heating Technology is a comprehensive program designed to train the students as entry-to-industry level technicians. The program offers a curriculum combining two distinct but interrelated areas dealing with heat energy and its transfer. The curriculum includes both the theoretical and practical aspects of heating and cooling.

Graduates are prepared for positions as entry-level technicians in the refrigeration, air conditioning, and heating fields. Earn your Associate's Degree in Refrigeration / Air Conditioning / Heating / Gas Technology in as little as 18 months, days or evenings. In addition, after completing prerequisites, graduates of this program are eligible to continue on for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management Technology.

Program Mission:

The mission of the Refrigeration/Air Conditioning Technology program is to provide an associate degree program that will prepare students with entry level skills in refrigeration and air conditioning. The study of thermodynamics, through the lessons and applied labs, will prepare the student for advancement through apprenticeship programs and continued education to qualify for HVAC license tests at state and federal levels.

New England Institute of Technology is a private, non-profit, co-educational technical university offering over 50 Associate in Science, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree programs. As a leader in technical career education in southern New England, New England Institute of Technology (also known as New England Tech or NEIT) is committed to providing hands-on technological programs that prepare graduates for positions of leadership in the technical, industrial, business, and allied health communities. Most of our associate degree programs can be completed in as little as 18 months, and bachelor’s degree programs in as little as three years. Last year, over 3,000 students chose New England Tech for the hands-on laboratory and classroom training that provides the necessary skills to begin their technical careers.

Key Facts:

  • Hands-on Training
  • Day or Evening Classes
  • Financial Aid available for those who qualify / Ask about our Military and Veterans benefits
  • Career Planning Assistance
  • Housing Assistance

Financial Aid (for those who qualify):

  • Non-repayable grants
  • Work-study programs
  • Student Loans
  • Scholarships
  • Our own tuition payment plan
  • Military and Veterans Benefits

Campus Location

One New England Tech Boulevard

East Greenwich

RI 02818-1205


New England Institute of Technology is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC) through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE).

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