Electro-Mechanical Technology

Program Description

The Electro-Mechanical Technology program is designed to prepare graduates for a career in the installation, maintenance, testing, and repair of industrial electrical, electronic and instrumentation equipment and systems. Graduates will possess the skills necessary to enter the workforce as technicians in the fields of telephone service, industrial electronic and electrical servicing, instrumentation and calibration, plc and process control, basic industrial automation, and power distribution and as general electronic technicians.

Well trained industrial repair technicians are in high demand with the petroleum, chemical, paper, pulp, and manufacturing industries.Newly hired technicians can expect a salary between $25,000 and $95,000 with the highest salaries coming for off-shore electronics/instrumentation technicians.This program works with the Mississippi Construction Education Foundation to provide national certification to its graduates in Core curriculum, Instrumentation Level 1 and Instrumentation Level 2. These certifications are through the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).

Program Length

  • Two Semesters (Career Certificate exit point)
  • Four Semesters (Technical Certificate)
  • Four Semesters (AAS)

Degree(s) Offered

  • Career Certificate
  • Technical Certificate
  • Associate in Applied Science

Jones County Junior College is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.