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Look around and you will discover that plastics have a huge impact on your everyday life.

Nearly 50% of modern-day automobile is made of plastic parts. You will also encounter plastics in electronic devices, food and consumer product packaging, medical devices, and more. It would be hard to imagine a world without plastic products.

Pittsburg State University has offered plastics educational programs for over fifty years. Students completing this 2-year program will be prepared to meet the critical demand for technicians in the plastics industry, which is the fastest-growing manufacturing sector in the United States. Career opportunities exist in practically every industry sector and at locations throughout the country.

Already have a 2-yr degree?

Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) offers students who have graduated from an accredited two-year associate degree technical program the opportunity to extend their education and training. Like two-year technical programs, this bachelor's degree gives students complete, hands-on training for a real-world job.

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About Engineering Technology Department

The Department of Engineering Technology is housed in the Kansas Technology Center on the Pittsburg State University  campus. Engineering Technology Programs are comprised of elements of the technological spectrum requiring scientific and engineering knowledge plus the operational methods and skills devoted to achieving practical purpose in support of product producing industries.

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The phone number for the Engineering Technology Office is 620-235-4350
The departmental email is:

Physical Address: 
W215 Kansas Technology Center
909 East Ford
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Mailing Address:
c/o Engineering Technology
Pittsburg State University
1701 S. Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762-7565

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