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The Utility Line Technician program prepares students to enter an apprenticeship with an electric utility company or electrical contractor.

Degrees and Certificates Offered

Associate in Applied Science:


Students begin the first day of class without having the advantage of knowing any of their classmates. Almost immediately, friendships begin to develop and relationships continue to grow throughout the year.

Individuals interested in this program should have the following characteristics:

  • Ability to work at heights
  • Enjoy working with your hands
  • Enjoy working outdoors
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Team player
  • Positive attitude
  • Problem solver

  • Tuition and fees - Successful graduates must complete 91.5-93.0 credit hours of study.
  • Tools and safety equipment - Students are required to purchase tools and safety equipment at a cost of approximately $1,600.

Students are admitted based on an application process that rewards incoming students on their preparation to enter the program. Completing the required General Education classes, Grade Point Average, prior degrees earned and holding a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) are criteria used to determine who will enter the program. A complete explanation of the admission process can be found in the Utility Line Technician Program Overview.

  • Applications must be received by the due dates to be considered for entry into the program.
  • Fall Application deadline is May 1st for classes beginning September.
  • Spring application deadline is Dec 1st for classes beginning March.

Instructor: Tim Bowling, 531-MCC-5812
Instructor: Greg Babst, 531-MCC-5806
Instructor: Dave Havranek, 531-MCC-5805

Find quarter class schedules

Both weekday and weekend options cover identical coursework and lead to an associate of Applied Science degree.

  • Traditional Weekday option - four quarters, which includes climbing poles, line construction, an internship and more
  • Weekend option - This option in currently unavailable. If interested please contact Greg Babst for more information.

Further questions, please call Tim Bowling at 402-560-9386.

This form is submitted AFTER completing a MCC Enrollment form.

Weekend Option begins in March with an application deadline of December 1st

(If you do not have a student ID you must enroll at MCC before filling this form out)