Founded in 1971, Bridgerland Applied Technology College (BATC) is nationally accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE) and one of the eight Utah College of Applied Technology (UCAT) campuses throughout the state of Utah. It is a public, 2-year college dedicated to technical education and training. The college offers associate’s degree in Applied Technology, as well as statewide certificates of completion, regional certificates of proficiency, workforce development, and continued education opportunities for lifelong learners.
The school’s mission is “to deliver competency-based, employer-guided career and technical education to both secondary and post-secondary students through traditional and technology-enhanced methodologies.” The college also aims to support the educational and economic advancement of the surrounding Bear River Region.
The college offers programs that prepare students for over 400 careers and has 86% placement and 99% licensure rates. Bridgerland programs tend to follow a competency-based individualized learning and teaching model that is considered a progressive educational tool and unique to UCAT campuses.
Areas in which degrees are offered include Auto Body Repair, Automotive Mechanics, Business Administration and Management, Carpentry, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Dairy Science, Dental Assistant, Diesel Engine Mechanics and Repair, Drafting, Industrial Electronics Installation and Repair, Industrial Machinery Maintenance and Repair, Law Enforcement and Police Science, Machine Shop Assistant, Meatcutter, Medical Assistant, Nurse Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Practical Nurse LPN Training, and Welding.