What Can I Do With This Major?

There’s no limit to where you can go with your degree in Plastics Engineering Technology.

Senior students working on projects in Plastics Lab

Technology and production processes are advancing, so there will be an increased need for the people who know how to develop durable, affordable solutions in materials such as plastic.

Get Started

Want to talk to an advisor about career options or to learn more about what it’s like to be a Plastics major?

Contact department chair Adam Miller at or (740) 351-3568.

You’ll have options.

After graduating from Shawnee State with a Bachelor of Science degree in Plastics Engineering Technology, you will have a variety of career options. Many of our alumni are employed with large manufacturing companies as a process engineer, design engineer, project engineer, and/or production manager. Also many of our graduates further their education in graduate school.

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Graduate career-ready.

As a Shawnee State Plastics Engineering Technology graduate, you'll have the skills you need to work with manufacturing and consumer businesses to develop plastic components for a variety of consumer and industrial applications. Possible employers include manufacturers and research and development labs.

Program Mission, Objectives and Outcomes

ABET Accreditation

ABET Accreditation Logo (Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission)

The Plastics Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Learn more about ABET Accreditation

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