Electrical Technology 

Electrical Technology AAS

MSU-Northern's Electrical Technology program is...

the only program in the state to offer an Associate of Applied Science in conjunction with the State of Montana Apprenticeship program.

Additionally, the electrical program offers...

apprentices the opportunity to learn in hands-on courses, and covers a major portion of the academic requirements of an apprenticeship.  As a result, up to 3,115 hours can be applied toward the total 8,000 required apprenticeship hours, and graduates are prepared to start their career with a firm foundation of knowledge and skill.

Opportunities for you include...

careers in engineering consulting, electrical distribution and sales, electrical estimating, electrical maintenance and construction, or as a self-employed electrician. Bureau of Labor Statistics show that employment of electricians will grow faster than the average of all occupations through the year 2020.

Job Opportunities

  • Residential Wiring Electrician
  • Commercial Electrician
  • Industrial Electrician
  • Sales Rep. for Electrical Distributor
  • Power Company employee
  • Telephone Company employee
  • Engineering firm assistant
  • Consultant work
  • Job Estimator
  • Start your own business!



James Kirkpatrick
   Office: Brockmann Center 104-L
   Phone: (406) 265-4164

Trygve "Spike" Magelssen
   Office: Brockmann Center 104-K
   Phone: (406) 265-4123