Electrical Technology

Electrical Technology

Amp up your career with specialized training in electrical theory and hands-on practice to become an industrial or construction electrician.

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What is Electrical Technology?

The Electrical Technology program at Madisonville Community College focuses on preparing students for various entry-level electrical positions in industry and the building trades. The study of electrical theory in the classroom and the practical application of that theory in labs provide the foundation of this program.

This program is versatile in offering two different diploma tracks—Construction Electrician and Industrial Electrician.

Students enrolled in the program are required to achieve a minimum grade of “C” in the technical core and in those courses selected as technical electives.

What are my career choices?

Since electricity has become an integral part of everyday life, an adequate supply of electrical power is necessary, as well as a reliable system for efficient utilization. Because of this there is a continuing need for qualified electrical technicians.

Graduates of the Electrical Technology program at Madisonville Community College, acquire the knowledge and skills for employment in such career areas as electrical engineering technicians, power plant technicians, in electrical construction, in industrial maintenance and as technical representatives.

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

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To learn how to apply, see the Admissions section.

  • Associate in Applied Science - Electrical Technology (60-61 credit hours)
    • Completion of the degree counts as 3 years toward Master Electrician License
  • Diploma - Construction Electrician (50-57 credit hours) 
    • Completion of the diploma counts a 3 years toward Master Electrician License 
  • Electrical Construction (31-36 credit hours) 
  • Electrical Trainee Level I (8 credit hours) 
  • Electrical Trainee Level II (13 credit hours) 
  • Residential Electricity Level I (14-17 credit hours) 
  • Residential Electricity Level II (21-22 credit hours) 

All programs qualify for the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship. For assistance, contact the MCC financial aid office. 

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

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Roy Wells
Electrical Technology
Program Coordinator