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Electrical Technician Certificate


Become an electrical professional and launch your new career

The University of Central Missouri’s Electrical Technician course provides students with an intensive overview of skills necessary for everything from electrical maintenance to safety to assembly. Electricity is one of our world’s most important sources of power, and this course helps students enter this growing and stable field. Median pay for electrical technicians is approximately $55,190, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, with job growth estimated at close to 10 percent from 2018-28. Through this program, students earn a certificate of completion and continuing education units which may not be applied to a degree program and are not eligible for federal financial aid.

UCM certificate cost icon   $2,260
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Online, self-paced course with open enrollment


Contact hours icon    120 hours  Prerequesites checklist icon   High-school diploma or GED recommended


This online, self-paced course includes student supportman-in-hardhat

Learn skills such as maintaining electrical systems, inspections, safety, quality, automation, motor controls and assembly. This recognized, flexible course is self-paced with students having the opportunity to enroll and complete coursework on their schedule. Support for students is provided via email, online forms and telephone. 

What you will learn

  • Math fundamentals and units of measurement
  • Statistics
  • Inspection
  • Safety including intro to OSHA
  • Quality and manufacturing management
  • Machining
  • Electrical/mechanical systems and motor controls
  • Programmable logic controllers (PLC)
  • Automation
  • Fasteners



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