Our Mission

To prepare students to become Electrical Automation Technicians who troubleshoot, wire, repair, adapt, maintain, program (PLC's, PAC's), and control large automated electrical systems found in Industrial and Manufacturing Industries worldwide.

Because of their highly skilled hands on training,  AET students are in high demand from many industries.

Area of Focus

Students are trained and skilled in the following areas:

  • Electrical Wiring
  • Automatic Control Systems
  • AC/DC Controls, Motors, and Motor Control
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
  • Programmable Automation Controller (PAC)
  • HMI (human machine interface)
  • GUI (graphical user interface) Functions
  • Process Control Equipment


Graduates work in a wide variety of electrical and electronic related fields. Employment positions may include the following:

  • Electrician Technician
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Industrial Electrician
  • Plant Electrician
  • Mine Electrician
  • Control Technician
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Maintenance Technician

Job Placement

The Engineering Technology Department has a high index of job placements. Students who graduate find a job within a few months graduating or they already find a job in the field before graduating.

  • 10% of students already have a job by their first year
  • 30% of students already have a job by their second year
  • 70% of students already have a job by their third year
  • 90% of students already have a job after graduation
  • Graduates have an average yearly salary of $100,000