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Electrical Technology Degrees

ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY: We’re located in the M-TEC site in Gaylord

Phone: (989) 705-3600 | Fax: (989) 705-3602

Program Advisor

Luann Mabarak, M-TEC Director/Academic Advisor
(989) 705-3605

Gainful Employment


Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Learn to deliver electricity and work almost anywhere on the planet. Kirtland will give you the power! Get your Electrical Technology Degree from Kirtland.

The importance of the electrical trades to our way of life cannot be argued. Today’s homes have more appliances and equipment that use electricity than ever before. Business and industry look to the electrical trades to install, maintain and repair electrical systems that include high-tech computerized and robotic equipment, as well as motors and lighting systems.

Get your degree in electrical technology from Kirtland Community CollegeSkilled, well-trained electricians are needed in every neighborhood and community — both here and abroad. Quality of life is around the globe is greatly enhanced by people in the electrical trades. You could choose to use your skills in a residential, commercial or industrial setting — even on an overseas service project (if you’re so inclined).

The Electrical Technology program is offered in a non-traditional learning environment called FLEX (Flexible Learning EXperience). FLEX is a program that gives you the freedom to complete your coursework at your own pace. There will be no traditional classroom schedule. You can learn your course content at your convenience whether it be during the day, afternoon or evening.  If you plan to continue to work full-time, this learning style will fit nicely with your schedule. You can complete all of your coursework during non-work hours.

Computer-administered tests will allow you to advance at your own pace, when it is convenient for you. As you move through the program’s five levels of training, you’ll realize you made the decision of a lifetime.

The hours you spend on your associate’s degree transfer to most four-year universities are fully accepted by the State of Michigan and count as credit toward your apprenticeship hours with the licensing board.

Kirtland’s electrical technology instructors at the M-TEC are experienced, industry-trained electrical engineers, or master electricians with experience in all applications. They will share their experience during your training and guide you through the program, whether you pursue an associate of science transfer degree or a certificate of completion.

If you choose Kirtland’s electrical technology program, you’ll be ready to apply your knowledge and skills in a residential, commercial or industrial setting anywhere in the world. You will study from the National Center for Construction Education and Research curriculum. Kirtland’s electrical program has elective courses in green technologies with geothermal heating/cooling systems and wind/solar power systems. Internships with local contractors include wiring Habitat for Humanity homes. This could be the beginning of a bright career as a highly skilled electrician, engineer or project manager.

The structures of the future will forever increase the need for power. You could be a highly skilled electrician and propel yourself toward a bright and fulfilling future.

2014-15 Program Costs

Electrical Technology, CCIn DistrictOut of District
Tuition and Fees9,20011,000
Miscellaneous Expenses100100

Electrical Technology, AASIn DistrictOut of District
Tuition and Fees15,00018,200
Miscellaneous Expenses100100

Related construction and industrial technologies degrees include:

Associate in Applied ScienceKirtland Community College electrical technology degrees

  • Electrical Technology (M-TEC site)
  • HVAC/R (M-TEC site)
  • Mechatronics Facility Technician
    (M-TEC site)
  • Mechatronics Industrial Technician
    (M-TEC site)
  • Welding and Fabricating (M-TEC site)


  • Electrical Technology (M-TEC site)
  • HVAC/R (M-TEC site)
  • Welding and Fabricating (M-TEC site)


Partnership Programs

  • Davenport University
  • Ferris State University
  • Franklin University

Specific information about program and course requirements can be found in our College Catalog.

Some of the jobs related our Construction and Industrial Technologies programs:

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Get general and transfer information on specific colleges and universities.