Electrical Power Technology AS
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 field of instrumentation and control. It is also designed for employees in these fields who seek further education and career advancement. The skill set and knowledge acquired in the program applies to both the power industry and aerospace industry. Course content includes core courses in instrumentation and control, electrical engineering, process control technology, electronics, mechanical engineering, and alternative energy fields.
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 (104 weeks) if student attends full time, or three or more years if students attend part time.
The program is offered at the Palm Beach Gardens campus.
For More Information
Dr. Becky Mercer, Associate Dean, firstname.lastname@example.org, (561) 207-5416 Eva Suares, Department Chair, email@example.com, (561) 207-5727 Pat Castro, Administrative Assitanct, firstname.lastname@example.org, (561) 207-5726
Upon completion of this program, students may seek employment in entry-level positions with a broad base of skills in instrumentation and control technology. Fields of employment include both aerospace and power industries. Job titles include instrumentation and control technician, control room technician, electronics technician, electrical distribution systems designer, engineering assistant, and technologist.
Career Path Notes
Courses from this program may transfer to other colleges and universities that 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: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/