Commercial-Residential Electrician

Energy and Utilities

You will graduate with professional wiring and electrical service experience on your resume. To prepare for your career as an electrician, you will cross-train with Carpentry students to build a house in the community. The comprehensive approach teaches how to wire a house from start to finish including service, required circuits, lighting, National Electric Code (NEC) and other electrical applications used on a job site. Gain experience applying safety and NEC rules, solving electrical problems using techniques and designing an electrical plan to NEC requirements.

Continue your training by transferring into the Industrial Electrician program to advance and diversify your skill set. If you love hands-on electrical work and want to start a career in the energy industry, your talents are in-demand. There is a workforce shortage of electricians and skilled electrician apprentices.

Award: Diploma
Credits: 48
Locations: Calmar
Entry: Fall

Paying for the Program

$10,032*

Out-of-State Tuition & Fees: $11,184*
Program Supplies: $730

There are many options available for tuition savings. Contact the Admissions or Financial Aid office for more information.

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Career Outlook

$51,135

Estimated annual salary for Commercial-Residential Electrician graduates represents median annual wage from EMSI's Analyst, Career Coach and Institutional Research data.

Potential Careers

  • Electrician
  • First-Line Supervisor
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  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
  3. Complete ACCUPLACER® reading and writing assessment and ALEKS® math assessment for course placement. Assessments may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, or SAT® test scores. Reading and writing scores are valid for three years, and math scores are valid for two years.
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