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Dunwoody offering scholarships to students enrolled through NECA EARN

Dunwoody College of Technology, a private, non-profit institution and pioneer in technical education, today announces a new scholarship opportunity offered through the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Education Advancement Resource Network (EARN).

The College is one of nine institutions that NECA is partnering with to offer online courses, continuing education, and programs for individuals currently working in the electrical industry. These programs provide working professionals a flexible and convenient way to enhance their current skills or build new ones.

Three of Dunwoody’s bachelor completion programs, two associate of applied science programs, and two certificate programs are currently available through the NECA EARN partnership.

NECA EARN students who enroll and start in their program by this Fall 2022, will receive a $2,000 scholarship towards their tuition.

Business Management & Leadership | Bachelor of Science Completion Degree

Designed to give you a broad understanding of business management and leadership, courses focus on both technical and soft skills to make you a well-rounded professional.

Construction Management | Bachelor of Science Completion Degree        

Learn how to successfully influence and lead production teams, develop projects, and grow businesses. Collaborate with other departments, complete real, hands-on service learning projects, and work with renowned organizations and industry professionals.

Power & Construction Engineering Technology | Bachelor of Science Completion Degree

Learn the skills you need to design and manage large scale electrical projects, including utility and renewable energy systems.

Construction Project Management | Associate of Applied Science or Certificate    

Through extensive interactive training and hands-on activities, you will learn best practices and industry standards for planning and executing complex construction projects. Develop the skills to create and manage schedules and monitor and report on the progress of build activity.

Electrical Construction Design & Management | Associate of Applied Science

Dunwoody’s Electrical Construction Design & Management program provides you with the skills and knowledge necessary to create estimates, develop schedules, and effectively manage complex electrical construction projects from start to finish.

Electrical Drafting & Estimating | Certificate       

Designed for working professionals in the electrical field, the Electrical Drafting & Estimating Certificate provides industry training in electrical drafting and electrical estimating.

Individuals interested in one of the bachelor completion programs can take advantage of Dunwoody’s block transfer program that allows students who have completed an associate’s degree in a related program/field or an approved apprenticeship program to receive technical and general education transfer credits towards their bachelor completion degree.

For more information about the NECA EARN program, or to contact the Program Director, visit For more information about the Dunwoody programs offered through NECA EARN visit


NECA is the voice of the $171 billion electrical construction industry that brings power, light, and communication technology to buildings and communities across the U.S. Its national office and 118 local chapters advance the industry through advocacy, education, research, and standards development. A diverse group of nearly 4,000 member companies account for approximately 300 million manhours per year.


Founded in 1914, Dunwoody College of Technology is the only private, not-for-profit technical college in the Upper Midwest. Having provided hands-on, applied technical education to more than 250,000 individuals, Dunwoody is the college for experimenters and makers, a place where the curious and the confident learn by doing. Located in Minneapolis, Dunwoody offers a unique campus experience in dedicated labs, studios, and shops that treats students like future professionals from day one. With certificates, associate’s, and bachelor’s degrees in more than 46 majors – including engineering, robotics, design and other STEM-related fields – Dunwoody challenges students to come determined and graduate destined. More information on Dunwoody can be found at or by following Dunwoody on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.