Gainful Employment Program Disclosure - Electric Utility Construction

Program Phased-Out. Not admitting new students. OPEID: 01043901
PROGRAM: Electric Utility Construction
CIP: 46.0302
PROGRAM LEVEL: Undergraduate Certificate
Downloadable Disclosure (Adobe PDF, requires Adobe Reader)

Occupational Information

O*NET Occupational Profile:
49-9051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

Areas of Employment: This certificate is a training program developed in partnership with Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLG&W) to prepare students for a career in public utilities.

Potential Job Titles: Utility Worker, Lineworker, Lineman, Meter Reader, Cable Installer

2010-2011 Entire Program Costs

In-State | Out-Of-State | E-Rate Schedule of Fees

  • In-State Tuition And Fees: $2,763
  • Books And Supplies: $180
  • Room and Board: Southwest Does Not Offer On-Campus Housing
  • Loans: Southwest Does Not Participate in Student Loan Programs


  • Program Length: 2 semester(s)
  • Number of Students Completing between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011: 2
  • On Time Completion Rate: 0%

2010 In-Field Job Placement Rate*: 75%

2010 Overall Job Placement Rate*: 100%

* Based on the State of Tennessee job placement rate calculation:

  • Includes graduates from spring, summer, and fall terms within a calendar year surveyed through June 30 of the following year.
  • Students who continued their education, were in the military, not employed due to medical or family reasons, or participating in volunteer work are exempted
  • N/A indicates that there were no graduates to be placed