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Pennsylvania Rural Electric Association


Earn a Technology Studies degree

HACC offers a Industrial Technology degree to Pennsylvania Rural Electric Association (PREA) journeyman linemen.

Learn more about the Technology Studies degree.


Do I qualify for the program?

You must work for participating rural electrical cooperatives in PA and N.J.


How do I earn a degree?

Meet your degree requirements by receiving credit for completed training and completed courses at HACC.

You can receive 30 HACC college credits for completing PREA training. Complete 31 credits at HACC either on campus or online (22 credits of general education, nine credits in major).

You can combine credit for training and completed HACC courses to obtain your degree. Courses must be started at HACC within four years of completing lineman training.


Where can I get more information?

Download a PREA partnership program sheet (pdf).


Who can I contact for more information? 

Jazmin Simpson, HACC's Student Success Manager