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About the Electrical Technology Program

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How to Get Started

Complete the admissions process and meet with an academic advisor at the college you plan to attend.

Tuition

Dallas County residents pay $177 per three-hour class — that is $59 per credit hour, or just $708 for a full-semester load of 12 credit hours.

Compare that to what you’d pay elsewhere! See our tuition rates for tuition according to your place of residency.

Rising Star Program

If you are a Dallas County high school graduating senior, you may qualify for Rising Star funds to help pay for this program. The Rising Star program offers academic support services and up to $4,000 for tuition and books, if you have established financial need.​​

Courses Offered (Curriculum)

Check course descriptions or specific degree plans for the craft options associated with them. The catalog provides detailed information about the courses required for degree and certificate options in Electrical Construction.

Other Degree and Certificate Options

See a chart of degree plans by college or visit the credit programs home page.​​

Accreditation and Affiliations

Find out more about accreditation and affiliations.

North Lake College is one of just 10 two-year institutions in the U.S. accredited by the American Council for Construction Education. Its Construction Management program is the oldest and largest accredited two-year program in the country.

Industry Partnerships

North Lake College’s construction-related programs have industry partnerships in place with:

  • the North Texas Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee 
  • the Construction Education Foundation of North Texas for the Craft Apprenticeship and Career Development program 

Related Programs

We offer several Construction programs, including Construction Management and Construction Technology.

Developing Skills for Success

All of our construction-related programs offer a unique educational enterprise between North Lake College and the Construction Education Foundation of North Texas. These programs are housed at North Lake College - West Campus, located at the DFW Education Center, inside the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport boundaries.

The objective of this unique educational partnership with the construction industry is to provide construction companies in North Texas with trained people at all levels. Course offerings include construction management, construction technology, masonry, plumbing, commercial heating and air conditioning and glazing.

Electrical Technology and other construction-related courses are taught using a combination of classroom lecture and lab demonstration with hands-on student participation. All programs require participation in cooperative classes with industry employers.

This program offers convenient evening and weekend hours and both credit and noncredit courses. The program is located at North Lake College West Campus inside the technologically advanced DFW Education Center, which is located within the boundaries of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Our 60,000-square-foot building houses classrooms and laboratories that provide both management and skill-based education for the construction industry. The facility has been recognized as an exemplary model throughout the United States for construction-oriented college programs.

Faculty Profiles

Electrical Technology instructors all have extensive experience in the field, so they can relate to the challenges you’ll face at work. Our instructors work with you one-on-one, encouraging you and helping you to succeed in school and on the job. See profiles of some of our Electrical Technology faculty.

Transfer Information

Electrical Technology courses are designed for direct entry into the workforce. However, if you are interested in earning a degree at a four-year institution, please visit the Transfer Services website for guidance on the transfer process.

Contact Us

If you have questions about the Electrical Technology program that aren’t answered on our website, please feel free to contact us.