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Bachelor of Science in Technology (Power Plant Technologies)

Bachelor's in Technology (Power Plant Technologies)

New energy technologies are changing the landscape in the power generation industry, creating demand for workers with an up-to-date education in power plant design, maintenance, and environmental efficiency.

Gain an edge in the job market by earning an online Bachelor of Science in Technology (Power Plant Technologies) from Excelsior College.

An innovator in adult education and distance learning since 1971, Excelsior engineered its technology degree program for working adults and students coming from a military background. In our student-friendly format, you can balance education with work, family, and other life commitments by:

  • Taking online power plant technology courses on your own schedule, at your own convenience.
  • Getting the maximum allowable number of transfer credits for your previous college work, reducing the number of Excelsior courses you need to graduate.
  • Converting approved military classes and technical training programs into academic credit, further reducing your Excelsior course load.
  • Saving money thanks to Excelsior's affordable tuition, low student fees, and flexible payment plans.

A Technology Degree to Raise Your Career Prospects and Income Potential

Our online power plant technologies classes address the most up-to-date industry trends and best practices. You'll study with leading faculty who bring years of power plant industry experience into the classroom.

In the power plant technologies concentration, you'll gain expertise in subjects such as:

  • Instrumentation and control systems
  • Thermodynamics and heat transfer
  • Turbines, generators, engines, and boilers

You'll graduate with a marketable bachelor's technology degree that can help you compete for the best jobs in power plant technologies.

BS in Technology Degree Requirements

BS in Technology Degree Requirements

Minimum of 120 credits: 60 in arts and sciences, 48 in the technology component, and 12 in free electives including information literacy.

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Program Outcomes

Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to understand and use quantitative expressions in the natural sciences.
  • Demonstrate the application of algebra and higher mathematics to problem solving in technology areas.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in oral and written communications.
  • Demonstrate an ability to understand professional, ethical, and social responsibilities, including the impacts of culture, diversity, and interpersonal relations.
  • Demonstrate computer usage in the technical specialty area including technical problem solving.
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify, analyze, and solve problems in the area of focus.

Catalog: Business and Technology

Business and Technology Catalogs and Journal

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Institutional Accreditation

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Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

All of Excelsior College's academic programs are registered (i.e., approved) by the New York State Education Department.

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