Electrical Technology

Offered under the Manufacturing Industrial Technology curriculum, the Electrical Technology Program focuses on preparing students for various entry-level electrical positions in industry and the building trades. The study of electrical theory in the classroom and the practical application of that theory in labs provide the foundation of this program.

Career Opportunities

Employment is usually in entry-level electrical positions in industry and the building trades.

Wage/Salary Information

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Program Home Campus

Boone; general education classes may be offered at other campuses

Entry time

Fall or spring terms


Certificates and diplomas

Program Length

(After any developmental needs are met and if enrolled in 12 to 15 credit hours per semester)

Certificate: Varies from one to four semesters by certificate

  • Diploma: Two years

Students enrolled in the Electrical Technology program are required to achieve a minimum grade of “C” in the technical core and in those courses selected as technical electives.

Advising Sheet (PDF)


  • Electrical Technology: Construction Electrician
  • Electrical Technology: Industrial Electrician



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This program is IMPACT eligible.