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Wood Technology

Program Overview

The Wood Technology Program at Pittsburg State University is one of the top wood processing programs in the United States. The Wood Technology program, housed in the 270,000 square foot Kansas Technology Center, at Pittsburg State University is a national leader in the preparation of young men and women for rewarding managerial careers in the secondary wood products industry. 

A comprehensive curriculum uses a unique "hands-on" approach to learning designed to provide graduates with a broad base of technical knowledge and skills.  Much of the coursework is production based and blends classroom theory with real-world product and process engineering problems.

The following degree options are available:


Is Wood Technology the right major for you?

Prospective majors have an interest in wood and wood products or buildings, good work ethic, good mechanical aptitude, and competence in academic subjects such as basic math, science, speech, and English.  Students should have a willingness to learn technical subjects and "get their hands dirty" to apply techniques in lab experiences.


Let Pitt State Wood Technology get you on the career path to success!