Electricity & Instrumentation
The electricity and instrumentation field is an ever-changing and continuously growing area. As technology changes and improves, highly trained maintenance craftspeople are an important asset for every industrial, commercial and office facility. Nationwide, job growth in the field is predicted to be one of the highest of all areas.
The Certificate of Applied Science in Electricity and Instrumentation includes, but is not limited to, electrical theory, the national electrical code, bending and installation of conduit, tubing and piping, various types of mechanical and electrical drawings, electronics, hydraulics and pneumatics, process control instrumentation, and programmable logic controllers, as well as troubleshooting skills in all areas.
This program offers a degree certificate as well as a certificate from the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). The curriculum is also included in the Associate of Applied Science in Multi-Craft Technology and Advanced Manufacturing Technology degree programs. Therefore, making a smooth transition to an associate degree. Upon completion of an associate program, application to our Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervisory Management is then available. WVU Parkersburg is one of few schools nationwide which affords this opportunity.
Certificate of Applied Science in Electricity & Instrumentation
This program prepares graduates for positions as technicians that install, service, repair and maintain electrical equipment in today’s modern industrial, commercial and/or manufacturing facilities. Students in this program receive the skills necessary to work with high voltage, 3 phase, commercial electrical equipment.
Associate of Applied Science in Multi-Craft Technology
This program prepares graduates for positions as technicians that install, service, repair and maintain equipment in today’s modern industrial, commercial and/or manufacturing facilities. Courses include preventive maintenance, system design and troubleshooting concepts that integrate practical application and knowledge of electrical, electronic, hydraulic and mechanical systems.
Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervisory Management
This program enables graduates of Associate of Applied Science degrees to complete a bachelor degree. The Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervisory Management will provide skills for first-line supervisors including managerial accounting, process and quality management and strategic management.
What can I do with this degree?
Graduates repair, troubleshoot and maintain a variety of manufacturing equipment including commercial electrical and mechanical systems.
Estimated rates for the 2018-19 academic year. Additional course fees may apply and rates are subject to change.