Optics Technology Option– A.A.S. Degree

Optics and photonics have become leading fields encompassing all aspects of our lives. The Optics Technology program at Sussex will prepare you for various career paths from medicine to defense to communications.

Skilled optical technicians work with engineers and scientists to manufacture many products vital to modern life, like cameras, consumer electronics, sensors & solar panels, to name just a few. That's why the demand for optics professionals is so high. SCCC students have jobs lined up before graduating.

Graduates of the Optics Technology program will find employment opportunities with major optics manufacturing companies. One such company, Thorlabs, is located locally in Newton, NJ, and is one of the world’s largest photonics and optics manufacturers. 


Thorlabs promotional video on Optics Technology.

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