Laser & Optics Technology FAQs

Do you have a question about this Indian Hills Program? Browse through the Program's Frequently Asked Questions and you might just find the answer you're looking for!

 

Question:

What kind of salary can I expect after I graduate?


Answer:

The average starting wage/salary for graduates of the program is $54,000 per year. Wages/salaries range from about $45k to $70k depending on employer location.

 

Question:

What is the job placement rate?


Answer:

There is 100% job placement! Those who want a job, get a job. If a graduate is serious about getting through the program, they could have anywhere from 1 to 20 job offers BEFORE graduation.

 

Question:

Where will I be able to start my career?


Answer:

The Laser & Optics Technology program places graduates coast to coast, border to border. Pick a state, and you will find anywhere from dozens of jobs to hundreds of available jobs, depending on where you want to go.

 

Question:

Do I have to be a math or science genius to be successful in this program?


Answer:

No, you don’t. The first 3 terms of the program will teach you the math and science foundation you need to be successful in the Laser and Optics Technology program.

 

Couldn't find the answer you were looking for? No worries! Just ask

Michael Shay, Instructor, Laser/Electro-Optics Technology
(641)-683-5111, ext. 1765 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 1765
Michael.Shay@indianhills.edu

Jeff Henderson, Program Director, Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
(641)-683-5111, ext. 1757 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 1757
Jeff.Henderson@indianhills.edu