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Energy Institute

The Energy Institute provides enriched services and opportunities, which are intended to enhance your student experience and help you achieve your goals while attending EMCC and beyond.

The Energy Institute is comprised of unique programs that focus on maintenance and operations for power generation and manufacturing technologies. Pathways include customizable track options, and access to the only Nuclear Uniform Curriculum Program (NUCP) in the state of Arizona. Students can engage with like-minded students, and receive individualized career guidance.

Eager to connect with employers? The Energy Institute is continually expanding its partnerships to include major utility companies and manufacturing plants around the state of Arizona. Take advantage of opportunities for paid internships and apprenticeships, employer networking, mock interviewing and preparation for pre-employment requirements.

Are you a hands-on learner? Programs in the Energy Institute emphasize applied learning and hands-on training. Our facilities include two dedicated lab spaces, which have been recently renovated and updated with state-of-the-art equipment.

Are you a visual learner? Apply the knowledge learned in class during a program-organized power or manufacturing plant tour.

Energy Institute programs:

 Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

  • Power Plant Technology (PPT), tracks include:

-Radiation Protection Technology
-Non-Licensed Operator

  • Industrial Manufacturing and Emerging Technologies (IMET)

-Meet with a program specialist to develop a customized track option

National Credentials:

  • National Career Readiness Certificate Plus (NCRC Plus)
  • Energy Industry Fundamentals Certificate (EIF)
  • Nuclear Uniform Curriculum Program (NUCP) certification (requires 80 percent or greater in required core classes of PPT degree)