$15 million in grants & scholarships available this year for those who qualify10

AAS Degree in Energy Technology (MIAT)

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AAS Degree in Energy Technology (MIAT)

Learn skills to prepare for a career in the energy technology industry.1

Energy Technology Program Overview

MIAT’s Energy Technology training program prepares students for careers in an innovative industry.1 Over the course of 16 months, students study a variety of topics, including power generation, wind power, compression technology and powerplant operations. They gain a comprehensive set of skills they can build upon in industries like wind, nuclear, gas, coal, power distribution and solar.

16 months From start to finish
2 campuses MIAT locations to train

Energy Technology AAS Degree Training

Graduates of the Energy Technology program earn an Associate of Applied Science degree (AAS), which can help them prepare for entry-level positions. As with any industry, over time, you may be able to advance in your career with hard work. Entry-level and advanced career paths pursued by those with this degree could include:78


  • Installation Technician
  • Field Service Technician
  • Boiler Technician
  • Plant Technician


  • Wind Field Service Technician
  • Traveling Field Service Technician
  • Traveling Wind Turbine Technician
  • Maintenance Technician

Energy Technology Courses

Whether you’re familiar with the energy industry or have zero prior experience, this program is designed to build your knowledge from the ground up. Here’s a quick look at some of the courses you’ll take:

  • Energy Industry Fundamentals and Safety Compliance
  • Applied Physics and Precision Measuring
  • DC and AC Basic Electricity
  • Advanced Electrical Theory
  • Wind Technology and Components
  • Wind Turbine Operation
  • Renewable Energy Sources
  • Industrial Heating and Cooling and Compression Systems
  • Materials Processing, Welding and Diesel
  • Steam and Gas Turbines, Boiler Operations and Valves
  • Advanced Electro-Mechanical Devices
  • Advanced Troubleshooting and Control Systems

Invest in Your Future

With an emphasis on clean, renewable energy, there’s a demand for energy technicians. Now is a great time to prepare for a career.

$59,830 Median annual salary* for energy technicians60

*Not entry-level and is dependent on factors like experience, location, and employer compensation.

24% Amount of electricity generated from renewable sources in 2022
447,000+ Projected total energy technician employment in the U.S. by 203174

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