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Plastics Technology

Certificate Overview

The university offers a certificate program in Plastics Technology in cooperation with Nypro Learning Institute. Located in Clinton, Massachusetts, Nypro is a world-class leader in injection molding. The program is open both to Nypro Learning Institute 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.

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

Requirements and Curriculum


Click here to: Apply today for certificate program
Click here to: Contact to the Plastics Technology Program Manager
Click here to: Register for courses

Nypro will not be offering any courses in Fall 2019 as we are in the process of rebuilding the program. They will be offering courses in the Spring 2020 semester. Check back for details. ​

Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 to earn the certificate.

Nypro Student Checklist

For information regarding the partnership between Fitchburg State University and the Nypro Learning Institute, contact the Extended Campus Office at or 978-665-3794.

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Online courses are offered in the fall and spring semesters.

Total Credits

24 credits

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