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Power Systems Technology

Program Overview

Do you want to gain the skills needed to repair and maintain industrial machinery? If you enjoy working with your hands and can read a blueprint, diagram, and schematic like a book, a career in Power Systems Technology may be in your future.

Our curriculum offers real-life experience with trade-related classroom training. You may choose from areas of focus like mechanical, electrical, or industrial technology. Enter the power generation industry or the world of manufacturing with confidence — envision your role as an industrial machinery mechanic, electro-mechanical technician, or power plant operator.

Don’t wait! Start your advancement in the Power Systems Technology field today.

Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.

Why Estrella Mountain Community College?

Helping businesses and communities stay functioning and thrive is at the heart of this program. At EMCC, the Power Systems Technology program gives you the practical and technical skills for a career in electrical generation and transmission industry. EMCC partners closely with the state’s major energy providers, including Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, to offer students courses applicable to the industry and opportunities for internships and apprenticeships.
EMCC is one of just 19 colleges nationally, and the only college in the state of Arizona, to have its program certified by the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) to offer students a nuclear certification. Program graduates that meet a minimum requirement can receive the NEI’s Nuclear Uniform Curriculum Program (NUCP) certificate, which is recognized by all U.S. nuclear power plants.
When you enroll in the Power Systems Technologies program, you become part of the Energy Institute at EMCC, which helps students succeed by offering educational networks, scholarships, internships and other professional opportunities within their selected field of study.