Plastics Engineering Technology

Plastics Engineering Technology Degree

Plastics Engineering Technology Undergraduate Degree

The Plastics Engineering Technology Program, within Pittsburg State’s nationally-recognized College of Technology, emphasizes detailed technical knowledge as well as real-world application. Students receive a hands-on education on state-of-the-art equipment inside the Kansas Technology Center, one of the nation’s premier technology education facilities. The Plastics Engineering Technology program provides remarkable career opportunities for its graduates with 100 percent placement.

Plastics Engineering Technology major distinctives

Two emphasis options : Design and Manufacturing.

Career Options for Plastics Engineering Technology

Graduates of the Pittsburg State plastics engineering technology program will be equipped to secure positions such as:

  • Production manager
  • Project engineer
  • Fabrication technician
  • Plastics engineer
  • Manufacturing Technician
  • Design Engineer

Internship and research opportunities

Pittsburg State plastics engineering technology students enjoy a variety of internship opportunities with local, regional and national companies and organizations. Internships are available in areas such as:

  • Medical
  • Packaging
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Processing

Learn more about the Department of Engineering Technology

The Plastics Engineering Technology Program is one of four undergraduate programs within the College of Technology’s Engineering Technology Department. The Plastics Engineering Technology program at Pittsburg State University has a four-year curriculum which culminates in a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering Technology. The Plastics Engineering program is fully accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.


Students in the Plastics Engineering Technology major take a selection of classes that successfully prepare them for a career in a related field.

Program Guide


Students have an option to choose between these emphasis:

Plastics Engineering Design Plastics Engineering Manufacturing
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