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Electricity

Keeping Students Current

The Technical Diploma in Electricity prepares students to install, maintain, and service basic electrical equipment used in residential, commercial, and industrial settings.

  • Students who earn this diploma from College of Menominee Nation have the opportunity to achieve national and state certifications, apply for apprenticeships, and enter employment as helpers in electrical construction and maintenance.
  • Completion of this program does not substitute for an electrical apprenticeship, but does offer students the basic knowledge to begin working for some electrical contractors as an electrician’s helper. 
  • Skills and aptitudes necessary for success in this program are normal physical strength, good manual dexterity, and the ability to climb without fear of heights. Normal vision, including color perception, is important. Students with vision concerns should consult with their advisor.

Credits

A degree in Electricity requires only 31 credits.

Job Security

The median annual wage for a degree-carrying Electrician is $60,040. [1]

Growth Rate

Employment of electricians is projected to grow 9 percent by 2030, with over 80,000 expected openings each year. [2]

Career Opportunities

Completion of this program offers the basic knowledge to begin working as an entry-level electrician, or have gainful employment as helpers in electrical construction.

In addition to the Bureau of Labor Statistic's Standard Occupational Classification, or "SOC" Code, the following are examples of job titles that degree-holding individuals have gone on to attain.

Bureau of labor statistics soc code: 47-2111
Solar Photovoltaic Electrician Master Electrician
Electrician's Apprentice Electrical Sign Wirer

Tuition Facts

Program length:
NINE MONTHS (Full-TIME)
$8,175 for tuition and fees
(Before 50% Tuition discount)