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Problem solver and initiator?

Find your niche in Applied Technology.
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    Average salary for Automation Technicians in the U.S. as of November 2023.

  • Key Skills:

    1. Business
    2. Problem solving
    3. Leadership
    4. Research
    5. Teamwork
    6. Technology
    7. Marketing
    8. Communication


training co-workers on new technology

Gain hands-on expertise to solve real-world problems.

Ensign College has partnered with Davis Technical College (DTC) and Ogden-Weber Technical College (OWTC) to help you integrate emerging technologies with daily work environments. This area of study combines accounting, business, marketing, management, social media, technology, and entrepreneurial skills with technical training to give you a leg up in all aspects of business. You’ll graduate with a well-rounded skill set ideal for building a profitable business or advancing your managing career.

You’ll also leave here with the skills to communicate effectively, articulate your career preparation confidently and collaborate with others meaningfully. And in all things, we’ll help you work toward becoming a capable and trusted disciple of Jesus Christ. So whatever you do, you’ll be prepared to be the best you possible.


If your goal is to gain the skills to go right to work, an AAS degree in Applied Technology could be the right fit. This 2-year degree provides you with the in-demand, hands-on skills to get a good-paying job quickly.

The AAS degree is not designed to transfer, although many of the course credits may be accepted by other institutions. It’s designed to prepare you for an entry-level position in a specific field, with no further education required to succeed.


Have you laid out your course sequencing yet? It’s essential that you meet with your success advisor first thing to ensure that you stay on track. Accumulating too many credits will not only affect your eligibility for financial aid, but also your ability to transfer to another school. So don’t wait. Set yourself up for success by mapping out your required courses from the beginning. You can reach your success advisor through the Student Success Center at or 801-524-8151.

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