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What will I learn?

This degree prepares students for employment in the electrical power production and transmission industry. The core of the degree provides a sound basis of mechanical technology, electrical theory, and automation control. There are also a number of electives that allow students to focus on electrical maintenance, mechanical maintenance, or plant/facility operation in the power utility industry.

Student Learning Outcomes

Follow guidelines for safe operation and maintenance of various mechanical, electrical, and fluid power systems used in the power utility industry.

Explain and show the skills to design and operate basic electrical, mechanical, and fluid power systems and to use industrial automation devices such as programmable logic controller devices to monitor their operation and performance.

Apply various troubleshooting techniques for identification and correction of faults in electrical circuits, mechanical and high-pressure fluid power systems, and control systems used in the power utility industry.

Utilize knowledge and skills in mathematics, written and oral communication, and teamwork.

Which department am I in?

School of Advanced and Applied Technologies

Study options

Full Time (60 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$10,800.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

15 November 2021

Start date

18 January 2022

Venue

Western Center

4601 W. Bonanza Rd.,

LAS VEGAS,

Nevada,

89107, United States

Full Time (60 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$10,800.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

15 November 2021

Start date

18 January 2022

Venue

Sahara West Center

2409 Las Verdes Street,

LAS VEGAS,

Nevada,

89102, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Students are required to have international qualification equivalent to U.S. High School. English Proficiency Admission Requirements: IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 61 iBT; TOEFL paper based: 500.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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