Electric Utilities Technology

Associate of Applied Science | College of Science and Health Professions
Edinboro University

Get a leg up on a high-paying career with First Energy.

Looking for a high-paying job with one of the largest electric utility companies in the country? An Associate of Applied Science degree in Electric Utilities Technology can get you there. It gives you the training you need to go right into the job market, working as a substation engineer or electric utilities lineworker at First Energy or another utility.

The program is unique because it combines classroom learning with on-the-job training. Academic coursework in the areas of math, physics, communications, business and electronics are balanced with practical courses that you’ll use every day. Field opportunities and technical training are provided by Power Systems Institute, a training facility operated and maintained by First Energy.

If you’re currently pursuing Power Systems Institute (PSI) training provided by First Energy, this program will complement your knowledge and make you an even more attractive employee.

Expert Faculty

Accomplished faculty instruct, guide, and inspire Edinboro students to achieve and lead. EU faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and creating a personal and engaging academic environment.

Experiential Learning

The Edinboro experience extends well beyond the classroom. EU students prepare for careers and life through opportunities for hands-on learning, collaborative research with faculty, global travel, and internships.

Modern Facilities

Fighting Scots live, work, and play in state-of-the-art facilities on EU’s picturesque 585-acre campus. Located just 20 miles south of Erie, Pennsylvania’s fourth-largest city, Edinboro is bustling with exciting activities.

Prepare to advance in your career.

Get ready for a high-paying job with one of the largest electric utility companies in the country.

Why this is a powerful degree?

Our Associate of Applied Science in Electric Utilities Technology will help you:

Assess and operationalize a management and business plan in a technological environment and handle personal finances responsibly.

Acquire the analytical and quantitative skills you need to succeed in this occupation.

Develop strong communications skills.

Satisfactorily complete the Power Systems Institute (PSI) and related field experience.

Why choose Edinboro?

Edinboro has a strong reputation for preparing students for rewarding careers. When you apply to the Associate of Applied Science in Electric Utilities Technology program at Edinboro, you can be confident in your choice because of these reasons:

The Associate of Applied Science in Electric Utilities Technology program at Edinboro is approved by First Energy.

Most expenses and tuition are covered by First Energy.

There’s a high completion rate for students.

90% of our graduates are immediately employed by First Energy.

Prepare for a rewarding career.


Dr. Richard Lloyd, Department Chair
Email: rlloyd@edinboro.edu
Phone: 814.732.1699

Edinboro University

219 Meadville St, Edinboro, PA 16444
Phone: 814.732.2000