2019-2020 Catalog (Current)

Electrical Power Generation

Degree Type: Certificate
College(s): College of Engineering Technology

Why Choose Electrical Power Generation Certificate?

On-Site Power Generation is the production of electrical energy at, or close to, the location where it is to be used.  

The vast majority of On-Site power is produced with generator sets with internal combustion (IC) engines as the prime mover. 

This certificate is designed to enhance the knowledge and marketability of students with majors in areas such as automotive, heavy equipment, construction, as well as technology, business and communications.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities are widely available through heavy equipment dealers, distributors & manufacturers nationwide.

Admission Requirements

Any students admitted to Ferris and in good standing may enroll for this certificate.  

Must have successfully completed MATH 110.

Graduation Requirements:

50% of the total credit hours must be earned at Ferris State University.

Grade of C- or higher in each course.

Cumulative GPA must be a 2.0 or higher.

More Information

Automotive Management and Heavy Equipment Technology Programs
220 Sports Drive, HEC 203
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2280
Phone: 231-591-2810

College of Engineering Technology
Ferris State University
1009 Campus Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2280
Phone: 231-591-2890

Required Courses
Credit Hours
AC Power Generation
Gen Controls-Switch Gear Sys