Power Plant Technologies

Online Bachelor's Degree in Technology from an Accredited Leader in Distance Learning

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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

Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. (Learn more about the MSCHE accreditation programs and specialized accreditations on our accreditation page.)

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.

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

We expect that as an Excelsior College baccalaureate-level technology graduate you will be able to:

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

For More Info

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888-647-2388 ext. 21

Email: Admissions@excelsior.edu