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Plastics Technology Certificate

Certificate Overview

The University offers a certificate program in Plastics Technology in cooperation with the Nypro Learning Institute at Nypro, Inc. located in Clinton, Massachusetts. Nypro is a world-class leader in injection molding. The program is open both to Nypro employees and to other students 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.

Please contact Nypro Learning Institute regarding payment for courses by emailing them or by visiting their website.

Nypro will not be offering any courses in Fall 2019. They will be offering courses in the Spring 2020 semester. Check back for details. ​


Fitchburg State Tuition--$261
Nypro fee--$754
Total--$1,015 per course
*ALL course payments are made directly to Nypro Learning Institute (includes both the Nypro and Fitchburg State tuition and fees). 

PLAS 1010E Blueprint Reading 3 S.H.
CRN 15109
PLAS 1030E Industrial Electrical Maintenance 3 S.H.
CRN 15116
PLAS 2020E Mold Design 3 S.H.
CRN 15112
PLAS 2040E Hydraulics/Pneumatics 3 S.H.
CRN 15115
PLAS 2050E Injection Molding 3 S.H.
CRN 15113
PLAS 2070E Principles of Supervision 3 S.H.
CRN 15111
PLAS 3060E Polymeric Materials, Design and Application 3 S.H.
CRN 15114
PLAS 3080E Statistical Process Control 3 S.H.
CRN 15110

Total for Certificate

24 S.H.

All courses are completed online using our Blackboard Online Course Management System

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