Wood Product Manufacturing (AAS)
Associate Degree

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Earn your Associate of Applied Science Degree in Wood Product Manufacturing.

In this two-year program, students master various machinery and tools to construct quality wood products.

Coursework is production-based.

Our curriculum is hands-on, leveraging state-of-the-art equipment. It blends classroom theory with real-world products and processes. 

Develop your skills with hand and portable power tools, along with stationary woodworking machinery, including computer numeric control (CNC) equipment.

Training at Pittsburg State includes blueprint reading, estimating, AutoCAD, and tool maintenance. 

Wood Product Manufacturing graduates find jobs in:

  • Area Supervision
  • Assembly
  • CNC Operation
  • CNC Programming
  • Design
  • Drafting
  • Engineering
  • Estimating
  • Finishing
  • GM/Ownership
  • Installation
  • Machine Operation
  • Plant Management
  • Project Management
  • Production Management
  • Sales

Wood products manufacturing is a $67 billion industry in the United States, resulting in many employment opportunities for graduates.

About Technology and Workforce Learning Department

The Department of Technology and Workforce Learning includes several undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Programs of study include two-year associate and certificate programs as well as several undergraduate degree programs in Workforce Development, Vocational Teacher Education, Technology and Engineering Education, and Wood Product Manufacturing.  Graduate programs in Career and Technical Education, Technology, and Human Resource Development are also available.  In addition, one post-graduate program in Workforce Development and Education (Ed.S) is also available.

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