Wind Energy Technology
The Wind Energy Technology Program at the North American Wind Research and Training Center has lowered its costs.
The cost is now more reasonable than ever! Enroll now!
For comparison of program costs between Mesalands Community College and other institutions consider the following:
Average Semester (15-credit hours) Non-Resident Tuition, Fees, and Books
*Source: College Net Price Calculator
- A nearby community college in Texas* $10,760.00
- A community college in Oregon* $4,884.00
- A community college in Iowa* $6,741.00
- Mesalands Community College $2,300.00 Savings of $2,584.00
Students in the Wind Energy Technology Program at Mesalands Community College receive real-world experience. The opportunity to climb the College’s General Electric 1.5 megawatt ESS wind turbine is invaluable, and provides students with vital skills that employers are seeking. Students conduct troubleshooting, preventative maintenance, and repairs on the wind turbine as needed.
A typical beginning salary for a technician with a degree (A.A.S) can be $45,000 or more. Areas of employment include Operation and Maintenance (O&M), Traveling Technician, Commissioner, Sales, and Construction. As this industry grows, there will be opportunities for fast-paced advancement leading to careers in management and other exciting opportunities—including working and living overseas.
North American Wind Research and Training Center
911 South Tenth Street
Tucumcari, NM 88401
(575) 461-4413, ext. 156