Our program offers hands-on training equipment and methods. You’ll learn the skills you need to keep production up and running and develop a solid background in electrical and electronic theory, computer skills and programming.
To be successful in this career, you need mechanical aptitude; manual dexterity; critical-thinking, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills; attention to detail; the ability to use computer software; and the desire to be an active learner.
Stackable certificates help you move up the skills ladder one step at a time. Start out with a skills certificate and get the credentials you need to get started in a profession. Keep adding skills with a professional certificate and finally wrap it up an associate degree.
Advanced credit may be awarded for credit earned from a career and technical school, other accredited institutions or experience from military training. If you’re employed in the industry and need to update your technology skills, flexible course offerings accommodate most work schedules.
Great jobs are available in this growing field as control technicians, technical support specialists, quality control technicians, electrical technicians, and electrical maintenance technicians. Salaries range from $31,000 to $56,000.
Data Sources – The website mynextmove.org, which is developed and maintained by the National Center for O*NET Development, under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration, and the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (MERIC).
- This program is offered at the Sedalia and Eldon campuses.