Plastics Technology

Certificate Overview

The university offers a certificate program in Plastics Technology in cooperation with Jabil Plastics Technology Learning Center. Located in Clinton, Massachusetts, Jabil is a world-class leader in injection molding. The program is open both to Jabil Plastics Technology Learning Center employees and to any other student desiring to learn about injection molding and the manufacturing process involving conversion of raw material into finished parts and products. Course instructors, approved by Fitchburg State University, have extensive backgrounds in the plastics industry.

Requirements and Curriculum

Current Course Offerings

Many of the courses include a laboratory component wherein students utilize injection molding machines. These activities are designed to enhance the learning experience. Courses can be taken in the evenings each fall and spring semester in the modern classroom facilities of the Jabil Plastics Technology Learning Center in Clinton, Massachusetts. Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 in order to earn the certificate.

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Face-to-face and online courses are offered in the fall, spring and summer semesters.

Total Credits

24 credits

Program Cost

Tuition and fees

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