Plastics Engineering Technology

Shape the World Around You

Plastics Engineering Technology emphasizes detailed technical knowledge as well as real-world application. Plastics is a rapidly expanding field, both as a science and an industry, and the curriculum at Pittsburg State University keeps pace with changes and anticipated industrial needs. The Plastics Engineering Technology program has a four-year curriculum which culminates in a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering Technology as well as a two-year associate’s degree, and a graduate Master’s degree.

chemist in lab with student
Demonstration of equipment
Student in lab
Student in lab

Professional Info

Average Salary

  • The estimated average starting salary range is $60,000–$65,000

Employment Job Titles

  • Production Manager
  • Project Engineer
  • Assistant Mechanical Specialist
  • Process Technician
  • Area Coordinator
  • Research and Development Engineer
  • Fabrication Technician
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Plastics Engineer
  • Engineering Technician
  • New Product Development Project Manager
  • Manufacturing Technician
  • Tool Design Engineer
  • Sales Representative
  • Design Engineer

Is Plastics Engineering Technology Your Path Forward?

Explore the degree program to learn more about the expectations, outcomes, and professional possibilities.