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Department of Applied Technology


Launched in 2003 in response to a critical need for specialized training in the region and beyond, 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.

Two majors are available within the Associate of Applied Science degree: Industrial Technology and Administration Technology.

ATMAE logoThe Industrial Technology program was awarded national accreditation by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) on November 10, 2009, at the ATMAE Board of Accreditation hearing in Louisville, Ky. ATMAE is recognized as the premier professional association for the accreditation of industrial technology programs in colleges, universities, and technical institutes.