• Commercial Refrigeration

    The Commercial Refrigeration diploma program provides technicians with the advanced training that will qualify them for specialized work with commercial refrigeration equipment and systems.

Commercial Refrigeration

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Commercial Refrigeration

As a student in the Commercial Refrigeration program, you will gain the skills and knowledge needed to service and maintain commercial refrigeration equipment, including walk-in coolers and freezers, supermarket refrigeration systems and ice makers. This 35-credit diploma is offered on M State's Moorhead campus.

Admission to the Commercial Refrigeration program requires completion of M State's Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration diploma program or previous experience in the commercial refrigeration industry with the permission of the instructor.

The comprehensive training - which includes essential skills in designing, installing and maintaining today's energy efficient refrigeration equipment - will prepare you for advancement in an expanding industry with a broad range of employment opportunities.


Commercial Refrigeration awarded 'Shark Tank' funding

June 19, 2017

M State Commercial Refrigeration instructor Travis DeJong was awarded $22,700 in Shark Tank Innovation Funds that will be used to install a state-of-the-art rack system in the program's lab on the Moorhead campus, giving students experience with cutting-edge industry technology. Read more on the college's News site.


Here’s what you’ll learn

  • Industry safety practices and procedures
  • Troubleshoot and repair residential and commercial refrigeration appliances
  • Qualify for refrigeration recovery, recycling and retrofitting certification
  • Install residential and commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems
  • Design and interpret electrical schematics and wiring diagrams


Why M State

  • Exceptional educational value
  • Hands-on instruction
  • Small class sizes
  • Scholarships/sponsorships available
  • Each of our instructors has more than 25 years of field experience in the industry
  • Strong industry support for the Commercial Refrigeration program


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Commercial Refrigeration Diploma
Locations: Moorhead

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Meet the faculty

Travis DeJong

Commercial Refrigeration Faculty
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Required Commercial Refrigeration courses

  • Commercial Electrical Lab
  • Commercial Electrical Principles
  • Commercial Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Principles and Lab
  • Refrigeration Internship
  • Advanced Electrical Applications
  • Commercial Grocery Store Principles
  • Advanced Refrigeration Lab
  • Advanced Electrical Theory
  • Advanced Refrigeration Principles

Last modified: May 22nd, 2018 at 12:49pm