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Utilities Technology

100% Job Placement Rate

The utilities industry is one of the most technologically intensive segments of today’s economy. The utility worker who is well rounded with knowledge of different types of utilities and skills will find success in many areas. Mitchell Tech is addressing this industry need by combining the curricula of existing programs to offer an AAS degree in Utilities Technology.  

Combination Degree

Students who complete a combination of any two programs:

  • Power Line Construction and Maintenance
  • Natural Gas Technology
  • Heating & Cooling Technology
  • Geospatial Technologies

will be awarded an AAS degree.  Graduates of this program will find many employment opportunities with utility providers.

Students are expected to conform to Mitchell Tech’s Drug Testing Policy while enrolled in the Commercial Driving course.  See the Student Handbook for details. Any student who enrolls in Commercial Driver training must obtain a South Dakota driver’s license in order to complete the CDL training course. A Class A CDL is a graduation requirement for this program.  See the Course Description for TRAN 100 for a full explanation.

Please Note:  Students planning to obtain an AAS degree in Utilities Technology MUST complete the CDL requirement during their first year of enrollment.

Additional Info

*Placement data is gathered through graduate surveys, faculty-collected data, and phone surveys started after six months of graduation. In 2020, 5 of the 5 graduates are represented in the data. Employment rate is figured by: (graduates employed)/(responding graduates who are seeking employment).

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