Electrical Power Technology (AS 2270)
Type of Award
AS - Associate in Science
The Electrical Power Technology program is designed for the student who is seeking an A.S. degree and preparing for a career in the power technology field or instrumentation and control fields. It is also designed for employees in these fields who seek further education and career advancements. The skillset and knowledge acquired in the program applies to both the power industry and aerospace industry.
Course content includes core courses in power generation with special programs in instrumentation and control, electrical engineering, process control technology and mechanical engineering.
Program Learning Outcomes
For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes.
- Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
- Complete an Application for Admission, located at www.palmbeachstate.edu/admissions/Admissions-Applications.aspx.
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.
The program can be finished in two years if students attend full time or three years if they attend part time.
The program is offered at the Palm Beach Gardens campus.
For More Information
Oleg Andric, Associate Professor, firstname.lastname@example.org, (561) 207-5414
Brenda Lesser, Administrative Assistant, (561) 207-5055
Upon completion of this program, you may seek employment in an entry-level position with a broad base of skills in power generation and instrumentation and control fields. There will be expanded employment opportunities due to Florida's projected additional power needs. Job titles include technician in power generation, power technology, smart grid, electronics, engineering, operations control, instrumentation and controls, testing, calibrations, rotating machinery, research and development, or as engineering assistants.
Career Path Notes
Courses from this program may transfer into Palm Beach State’s Bachelor of Applied Science program in Supervision and Management. For more information, see the web at www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/Bachelor.
In addition, courses from this program may transfer to other colleges and universities which allow students to transfer into a four-year program. For more information, contact the college or university to which you wish to transfer.
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/