Program Information

Are you interested in becoming an electrical technician? This program will prepare you to start your career as an entry-level industrial electrician or machine repair technician in this diverse and lucrative field. Learn from faculty years of experience in design, contraction, and installation of automated systems in manufacturing, high-energy systems, and automated software development. Coursework in electrical and mechanical theory emphasizes troubleshooting, as this is a requirement for local employment opportunities in a wide range of industries.

Upon completion of the two-year program, students should be competent in all of the following areas:

  • Have the basic skills to prepare the student for a career as an electrical service technician
  • Work effectively as part of a diverse technical team.
  • Present technical materials in written form
  • Apply basic technical concepts and industry practices to implement electrical and electronic systems
  • Install, operate, and troubleshoot industrial control systems.
  • Utilize basic principles and resources in the development of solutions to technical challenges
  • Demonstrate information literacy

See semester-by-semester degree plan


Career opportunities 

  • Industrial electrician
  • Commercial electrician
  • Machine or process technician
  • Maintenance technician
  • Machine mechanic
  • Line installer
  • Solar photovoltaic installer

Contact us to learn more:

Jon Boardman, Program Coordinator
AB281C, Utica Campus
Phone: 315-731-5764