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LSC-Process Technology

Process Technology Program Description

The Process Technology Associate of Applied Science degree program prepares graduates for entry-level careers as Process Technicians/Operators.  Courses within the program include an Introduction to Process Technology, Process Equipment, Process Instrumentation, Safety, Health & Environment, Process Systems, Quality, Process Operations, and Process Troubleshooting.  Through the use of state of the art simulation equipment, as well as hands-on applied technology training and general academic coursework, the student will develop the skills required to be a successful process technician/operator.

The Process Technology Associate of Applied Science is awarded for successful completion of the 60 semester credit hours required in the degree plan.  The duties of a process technician vary depending upon the industry with the primary responsibility of the Process Technician being to operate and maintain specialized equipment to ensure the process is running efficiently and safely.  Graduates possess the technical skills and knowledge to perform essential processes in petrochemical plants, refineries, power generation facilities, pharmaceutical plants, and food & beverage industries.

Programs At-A-Glance

Process Technology AAS Degree

Median Wage

  • $67,676

Process Technology Certificate