Program description

The Steelworker for the Future® program — developed in partnership with Cleveland-Cliffs, the world’s leading steel and mining company — targets high-tech, well-paying jobs in electrical and mechanical technology.

The Steelworker for the Future® program empowers you in two ways: it pays you to earn a certificate of technology, and it makes you employable upon program completion.

The Steelworker for the Future® Program offers two options to choose from with the same ability to earn a certificate of technology study.  Students may be eligible for paid internships at Cleveland-Cliffs throughout or after completion of the program.


  • On-site training at Cleveland-Cliffs
  • Apply what you learn in class and earn credit toward your certification
  • Receive mentoring opportunities
  • Earn wages to pay for your tuition


  • Receive a certificate of technology with an option in Electrical Technology or Mechanical Technology.
  • Gain the knowledge and practical experience you need to shape your own future.
  • Upon completion, you could start at Cleveland-Cliffs earning an attractive wage with vacation, medical and a 401(k) plan with profit sharing.   

Program cost

$124.54 credits/hour

Financial aid eligibility

This program is Federal Financial Aid/PELL-eligible for those that qualify.  

Scholarships, payment plans, and other financial aid options may be available. Please call 216-987-6000, option 1 for more information.

Upon completion students receive

Certificate of Proficiency in Electrical or Mechanical Technology

Learn more about the Steelworker for the Future ATS degree with Electrical Technology and Mechanical Technology options.