Electrical Technology

Gear up for a challenging career in electrical wiring or construction, planning and estimating, or as an electrical technician.

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The Electrical Technology program at NDSCS is designed to give students the skills necessary for successful employment in the electrical industry. Electrical Technology includes in-depth study of electrical theory, applied math, code study and residential wiring. A substantial amount of hands-on experience is provided. Our six laboratories contain AutoCAD, test equipment, electric motors, magnetic motor starters, programmable controllers, electronic devices and residential wiring for both options listed later in this section.

In addition, the Electrical Construction option gives students the background necessary to enter the field of electrical wiring on residential, commercial and industrial construction sites. Graduates of this option are prepared to meet the challenges of today’s modern equipment and wiring systems. This option includes planning and estimating, commercial wiring and advanced code study.

 

Programs, Degrees & Certificates

Industrial Electrical

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Electrical Master Technician

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Electrical Construction

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Electrical Technology Graduates from 2017-18 Academic Year - Includes Construction, Industrial and Master Technician
Graduates Registered Jobs Reported Avg. Beginning Monthly Salary High Monthly Salary Placement Rate
42 366 $3,150 $7,500 100%
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NDSCS Students Excel at North Dakota SkillsUSA Contest

05-09-2019
Students from NDSCS received a number of awards at the North Dakota SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference.

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NDSCS Electrical Technology Department to Celebrate 95 Years

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09-26-2018

The NDSCS Electrical Technology Department will celebrate its 95-year history during the College’s Homecoming week. All-class reunion events will take place Friday and Saturday, September 28 and 29, 2018.

Information and registration for the events is available online at ndscsalumni.com, along with historical information about the NDSCS Electrical Technology program. The reunion events will include:
• 95-Year Electrical Technology Celebration Open House:
  Friday, September 28 from 3-5 p.m. in Barnard Hall
• Electrical Reunion Continental Breakfast with Instructors:
  Saturday, September 29 at 8 a.m. in the Hughes Shelter at Chahinkapa Park
• Electrical Reunion Alumni Social:
  Saturday, September 29 from 3-5 p.m. in the Hughes Shelter at Chahinkapa Park

NDSCS Electrical Technology classes began in 1923, and the program continues to be designed to give students the skills necessary for successful employment in the electrical industry. Additional information about the NDSCS Electrical Technology program can be found online at ndscs.edu/electrical.

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NDSCS Students Excel at North Dakota SkillsUSA Contest

04-17-2018
Students from the North Dakota State College of Science received a number of awards at the North Dakota SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference.

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NDSCS Students Excel at North Dakota SkillsUSA Contest

06-01-2017
Students from the North Dakota State College of Science received a number of awards at the North Dakota SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference.

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NDSCS Electrical Technology Department to Recognize Careers in Energy

10-13-2016
The North Dakota State College of Science Electrical Technology Department will commemorate Careers in Energy Week October 17-21, 2016.

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