College of Technical Sciences
P.O. Box 7751
Havre, MT 59501-7751
MSU-Northern's Electrical Technology program is the only program in the state to offer an Associate of Applied Science degree in conjunction with State of Montana Apprenticeship program. With an electrical technology degree, students will be prepared for an electrician career as they will be an apprentice electrician.
The electrical technology program at Montana State University-Northern is the only program of its kind in Montana. In alliance with the State of Montana Apprenticeship program approved on-the-job (OTJ) hours toward your apprenticeship, graduates of the electrical technology program will be well prepared with the skills necessary to become successful in the versatile field.
Electrical Fundamentals – Develop a solid understanding of day-to-day tasks electricians perform including wiring, planning, design, estimating, and working within code requirements in the electrical technology program.
Current Technology – Stay up to date in software and digital tools used in modern electrician training.
Hands-on Experience – Go beyond the classroom and gain valuable on-the-job training under skilled electricians.
Employment Basics – Learn the communication and math skills that are a fundamental part of not only electrician jobs, but any other career, too.
Earning an electrical technology degree from MSU-Northern will provide its graduates the skills and experience needed to enter the electrical industry. The large industry employs more than 700,000 people in the United States and play an important role in rural and urban development. Job opportunities for electricians are expected to grow. Numerous openings will arise each year as construction needs continue and experienced electricians retire from the occupation. Bureau of Labor Statistics show that employment of electricians will grow faster than the average of all occupations through the year 2020.
Trygve "Spike" Magelssen
Office: Brockmann Center 209A
Phone: (406) 265-4123