Careers in Electrical Technology and Related Fields

Courses in Electrical Technology can train you to be an apprentice electrician, prepare for licensing exams or upgrade your current job skills for career and salary promotions.

CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects for the Dallas metropolitan area:

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Career Paths

Electrical Technology Associate in Applied Sciences Degree

  • Electrical project managers
  • Electrical project estimators
  • Electrical generating plant operators
  • Building and code compliance inspectors
  • Electrical contractors

  • Electrical Technology Certificate

  • Apprentice electricians
  • Code compliance inspectors
  • Electrical construction estimators
  • Electrical project field supervisors

  • Electrical Construction Certificate

    • Journeyman electrician

    Other Construction-Related Career Paths

    Students who pursue associate degrees or certificates in our other construction-related programs may consider the following job paths:

    Construction Technology Associate in Applied Sciences Degree

  • Project superintendents
  • Building inspectors
  • Insurance representatives
  • Manufacturing and materials representatives
  • Commercial or residential contractors

  • Construction Technology Certificates

    • Skilled tradespeople in specialized crafts