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Electrical Technology

Power your future and get the technical skills you’ll need for a rewarding career in power systems, both traditional and solar, semiconductor manufacturing, telecommunications, computers and related electrical and electronic fields.

Electrical technology systems drive our world – from power plant generators and electrical grids to wearable electronics and solar panels. If you are interested in a front-line, hands-on job in any of these industries, this program is for you. And you don’t need calculus. Get the skills you will need in this high-demand and well-paying field.  

Learn how to:

  • Repair and maintain electrical technology systems.

  • Install, calibrate, modify, repair and maintain electrical technology systems.  

  • Apply components knowledge and theory.

  • Use tools such as soldering and circuit assembly.

  • Build skills in analytical instrumentation, including the use of meters and the oscilloscope, and computer simulation.

  • Interpret circuit schematics.

  • Operate analytical instrumentation, such as meters, oscilloscopes and computer simulations. 

  • Troubleshoot circuits in electrical projects.

  • Research, interpret and analyze technical information.

Upon graduation, students will be able to find successful employment in the following technology sectors: power systems (traditional and solar), semiconductor manufacturing, telecommunications, computers and related electrical/electronic fields. Payscales can range from a median salary of $60,000 to around $95,000. 

employment and wage

Our electrical technology associate degree graduates work full-time at these high-profile local and regional businesses:

  • GlobalFoundries
  • Metro North Railroad
  • Structure Works security company
  • IBM
  • Hologic, Inc. 

 

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