Power Plant Technology/Technician

A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers engaged in the operation and maintenance of electricity generating power plants. Includes instruction in basic electricity, electrical power, generator operations, industrial controls, power plant instrumentation, power plant theory, pollution control, reactor theory, thermodynamics, turbines, and water chemistry.

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Excelsior College is a private, 4-year institution established in Albany, New York. The college aims to serve adult students, primarily through offering online course options for over 40 academic programs. Depending on their program of study...

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I like Excelsior because I can learn at my own pace. There are very few deadlines. It fosters self-discipline.

” – Carolyn from Minneapolis, MN
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Maine Maritime Academy is a public college with a campus overlooking the Castine Harbor in Maine. The school provides hands-on technical training aboard commercial vessels, the Schooner Bowdoin, and the Training Ship State of Maine. Students can...

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I am definitely learning. The course load definitely pushes you to be constantly learning, and people here take around 18 credits plus noncredit courses such as labs for chemistry, nautical science, physics, in addition to other courses and classes...

” – Philep from Bolton, CT