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Applied Technology

The Department of Applied Technology utilizes a creative partnership approach designed to prepare students for a career path leading to a wide range of opportunities and leadership positions. 

Under this unique model, students complete general education and business courses at Venango College and the technical component of the degree through licensed, certified, accredited, and/or otherwise approved technical education providers. Graduates receive an Associate of Applied Science degree from Clarion University.

Three degree options:

Industrial Technology 

Administration Technology

Bachelor of Applied Science in Technology Leadership


ATMAE logoThe Industrial Technology program holds national accreditation by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE). ATMAE is recognized as the premier professional association for the accreditation of industrial technology programs in colleges, universities, and technical institutes.


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Did you know...

There were 144 Graduates of Applied Technology program from 2008-2012. Of these 144 graduates, 122 were placed in jobs in their area of technical concentration.  This equates to a 85% job placement rate. This number is attributed to the return of graduate placement surveys.