fb Electrical Technology Diploma | Degree in St Paul MN
Skip to main content Sign In

Saint Paul College A Community & Technical College

​New Admission and Registration Process in Program Requirements section.​

Related Programs
Accreditation Text
Additional Benefits
Career Settings
Program Advisors
Program Overview
Program Requirements and Additional Information
Transfer Pathways
What You Will Learn
/programs/Pages/electrical-technology.aspxCareer & Technical ProgramsNoMichael Johnson 29/1/2021 8:46 AM
​Electrical Technology Diploma
Electrical Technology Diploma
10/20/2016 11:48 AM
  • ​Learn from experienced instructors who teach in a "hands on" environment. 
  • Study in a program with an excellent program reputation. 
  • Program completion is a step towards becoming a career journeyman electrician. 
  • With work experience, this is the basic education for an electrical career, such as a master electrician, electrical inspector, electrical sales person, estimator, independent contractor and repair persons. 
  • Apprenticeship opportunity: Completion of the Electrical Technology Diploma program meets the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry requirements. 95% attendance in each course and completion of the diploma may qualify for one year of apprenticeship credit.​
  • ​Commercial construction 
  • Residential construction 
  • Industrial construction 
  • Building maintenance 
  • Electric companies and cooperatives 
  • Government agencies 
  • Building maintenance​
Potential Employers
  • Electrical contracting firms such as Hunt Electric, Collins Electric, Peoples Electric
  • Electrical utility companies
  • Federal, State, County or City government agencies
  • Railroad companies ​
Electrical Technology Gainful Employment InfoElectrical Technology Diploma

An electrician is employed to install electrical wiring and equipment for lighting, heating, cooling and other power requirements in residential, commercial and industrial buildings.

In the Electrical Technology Diploma program, students perform installations in accordance with national, state and local safety codes using blueprints, diagrams and specifications. Considerable physical exertion is often required and the work may be performed outdoors or under such ha​zardous conditions as heights, unfinished construction or high voltages.

Program Delivery Methods
Traditional in-class and hands-on training in state-of-the-art lab on Saint Paul College campus, St. Paul, MN​

New Admission and Registration Process

All new students who wish to register for classes in the ELTN program will now be added to a list managed by One Stop. Students will be added to the managed list based on the date the student was admitted to Electrical Technology program.

Students who are eligible to register for the upcoming Fall 2021 semester and going forward, will receive notifications that their registration window is open. Students must register within 48 hours of being notified. If you do not register within 48 hours of notification you will be removed from the list and your registration opportunity will be given to the next student on the managed list.

Contact One Stop to check on the admission status and timeline of when you would potentially start the Electrical Technology Diploma program.

Additional Program Requirements/Costs 

  • ​Students should have an interest and aptitude in applied higher algebra, trigonometry, drawing and science. Good eyesight and color vision are important. 

  • Students must attend orientation. 

  • Textbooks are required the first day of class. Go to www.saintpaulcollegebookstore.com for textbook information. 

  • Multimeter and hand tools, approximately $500 new.​

​Saint Paul College has a transfer articulation agreement between the following program and post-secondary institution for the baccalaureate degree program listed below. 

For more information go to ​www.saintpaul.edu/Transfer.​​​​

​Electrical Technology Diploma

  • ​​​​BS Operations Management, Minnesota State University-Moorhead​

Electrical Technology Video
  • ​​Installation of electrical wiring for a variety of wiring methods and power systems in residential, commercial and industrial buildings 
  • Pipe bending and tool usage
  • Interpreting blueprints and wiring diagrams 
  • Electrical theory 
  • Use of electrical testing equipment 
  • Become familiar with the requirements of national, state, and local safety codes as they relate to electrical system installations.


Request Information

One Click Away From Your Future
Visit Apply Request Info