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Instrumentation & Control (On-campus
or Online)
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Bismarck State College's on-campus and online Instrumentation & Control program provides the student with the basic knowledge needed for an entry level position as an instrument technician.  The main focus is on the measurement and control of any industrial process.  These technicians are needed to ensure measurement equipment and control systems in an industrial process are maintained and working properly.

Learn these high-demand skills:

Basic measurement technology

Measure level, pressure, temperature, flow and analytical processes

Maintain and calibrate measurement and control devices

EPA compliance instrumentation

Basic process control

Students have a variety of options to choose from when enrolled in this program.  Please see the chart below for details:

Instrumentation & Control (I&C) Options
Option Required Courses General Education Credits Delivery # of Years
Certificate of Completion in Electronics (ELEC) ELEC
Theory & labs
None Online or on-campus 1
Certificate in I&C ELEC
Theory & labs
I&C theory
4 (2 courses) On-campus 2
Certificate in I&C ELEC
Theory & labs
I&C theory
4 (2 courses) Online* 2
Associate in Applied Science ELEC
theory & labs
I&C theory
15 (5 courses) On-campus or online with on-campus required labs 2
*ideal for industry-employed students

Limited Enrollment: A limited number of students will be accepted into both the online and on-campus program.  New students begin their first semester of technical courses in the fall semester.  Refer to the Become a Student page on this website for information on how to apply for admission, placement requirements and instructions on how to complete your admission file. An interview is required prior to acceptance into the program (online only).

For a complete list of Costs/Tools, go to Estimated Costs.

Online courses require on-campus labs.

For more information contact
701-224-5651 800-852-5685

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