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Electrical Construction & Maintenance

Dunwoody College of Technology
818 Dunwoody Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN 55403-1192
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Phone: (612) 374-5800 or (800) 292-4625

Program: Electrical Construction & Maintenance
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The Electrical Construction & Maintenance program provides graduates with entry-level employment skills and knowledge in the electrical construction and manufacturing industry. Graduates enter the field as apprentice maintenance electricians, apprentice construction electricians, apprentice power limited technicians, panel builders and estimators. Coursework includes electrical fundamentals theory and application; motors, transformers and generators; motor control; power generation and distribution; low voltage systems; Renewable Energy Sources; electrical safety; and programmable controllers and industrial controls . Students also receive extensive training in residential, commercial and industrial wiring techniques as well as the National Electrical Code (NEC). Students learn crucial problem solving skills as they advance through the program. Arts & Sciences curriculum supports the technical skills students learn and enhances oral and written communication skills, fundamental math skills and critical thinking ability.
Program Code:
Total Credits:
AAS - Associate in Applied Science
Length of Program/Award:
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Minneapolis, MN 
Not available.
Workforce Investment Act Participant Qualifies for WIA Credentialed Training:
Majors (Fields of Study):

1503 - Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other

4603 - Electrical & Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General

4701 - Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology, Other

4603 - Electrician

1499 - Engineering, Other

Delivery Methods:
Partially Internet Based
Delivery Comments:
Some Arts & Sciences courses have an internet based option.
Average Cost of Attendance:
$20,650.00 / Year
Program Costs:
Books: $1,200.00
Computer: $2,700.00
Tuition: $37,340.00
Other: $60.00
Prerequisites or off-site requirements for this program?
Program Requirements:
Not available.
Completion of this program leads to the following External Certifications or Licensures:
Master electrician, journeyman electrician, power limited technician, maintenance electricians.
Institution Completion Rate:
51.4% (277 / 539)
Program Contact Information:
Admission's Office
Admission's Office
(612) 381-3041
Program Accrediting Body:
NCA-HLC; Department of Labor and Industry MN, Licensing and Inspection Unit