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Applied Process Technologies

Enter the booming, lucrative world of chemical manufacturing and other process industries with a solid background in automated and semi-automated systems.

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What is Applied Process Technologies?

The Applied Process Technologies (APT) program prepares the graduate for entry-level operations in the power plant, chemical, petro-chemical, refining, and general industries. It teaches students about automated and semi-automated systems used in various industries.

APT prepares students in the safe start-up, operation and shutdown of various system components and units.

What are my career options?

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Applied Process Technologies offers a choice of AAS degree with chemical/refinery operator or power plant operator as well as certificate options.



Length of Program

Students selecting the certificate options must test at the MAT126 ready level. Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or higher in the Math, Physics, Chemistry and technical courses and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average or better on a 4.0 scale.

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.


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Program Contact

Donald Tiller

Applied Process Technologies

Academic Program Coordinator

(502) 213-5200