The center features tech-savvy classrooms and state-of-the-art instructional labs for drafting and design, manufacturing, welding, power and energy, construction and woodworking, robotics, computing and networking, and mechatronics. These labs provide real, hands-on learning experiences with equipment and technology that can directly transfer to jobs in the industry.
Technology Degree Transfer Program
With an ever-changing and competitive workforce, the bachelor's degree in technology allows students who have completed an industry-driven associate degree to finish their bachelor's degree and take their career to the next level. Students will enhance their communication, management, and leadership skills through select courses that can be tailored to fit their career and industry of choice. This pathway is critical in developing the next generation of skilled workforce leaders in Nebraska and the region. Students majoring in technology are able to transfer credits from a variety of technical and service areas including agriculture, computer, construction, drafting, management services, manufacturing, and safety.
Degrees offered: B.S.
40 hours for major
Transfer up to 80 hours from Metropolitan Community College, Western Iowa Tech Community College, Northeast Community College, or Central Community College
Total: 120 hours for bachelor's degree
Approved hours will be transferred toward the degree requirements.
School: Business and Technology
Department: Technology and Applied Science
Experience state-of-the-art facilities in our Center for Applied Technology
Learn from experienced faculty
Our faculty are accomplished. Several are highly regarded as experts and have been recognized with notable honors and awards. And with a low student-to-faculty ratio, you'll be sure to receive an excellent education in the technology degree program.
Outside the Classroom
At Wayne State College, you’ll have opportunities to enhance your education by participating in clubs, organizations, activities, and more.
Clubs and Organizations
Make a difference in the community while learning skills you can apply toward your future career. Wayne State’s Service-Learning program has received national awards in recognition of outstanding community service, with more than 400 students participating in Service-Learning projects each semester.
- Field trips – Visit local construction and manufacturing facilities to meet pros in the industry and get a peek at operations behind the scenes to watch how things are made.
- Peer tutoring and mentoring programs – Help fellow students master their courses and improve their skills, or be part of a support system for new students, all while gaining valuable experience for your resume.
You’ll have a chance to work with local companies in this field to help gain experience and earn credit toward your industrial technology degree. Career Services is also available to help you find the best internship opportunities.