Applied Technology

Associate of Applied Science | College of Science and Health Professions
Edinboro University

Turn your technical certification into an Associate Degree.

Are you an ambitious person working in the manufacturing sector? Have you completed your technical training within the past five years or plan to finish soon? The Associate of Applied Science in Applied Technology is designed just for you. The program combines training in specialized technology with courses in business administration so you will have more opportunities to advance in the workplace.

The Associate of Applied Science degree requires 60 credits. But if you’ve already earned a diploma, or journeyman training at an approved technical school like Erie Institute of Technology or the Precision Manufacturing Institute, you can transfer up to 27 credits toward this degree.

When you graduate, you’ll be prepared to advance your career by stepping up into a supervisory or management role or work in quality control, product development or sales.

Expert Faculty

Accomplished faculty instruct, guide, and inspire Edinboro students to achieve and lead. EU faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and creating a personal and engaging academic environment.

Experiential Learning

The Edinboro experience extends well beyond the classroom. EU students prepare for careers and life through opportunities for hands-on learning, collaborative research with faculty, global travel, and internships.

Modern Facilities

Fighting Scots live, work, and play in state-of-the-art facilities on EU’s picturesque 585-acre campus. Located just 20 miles south of Erie, Pennsylvania’s fourth-largest city, Edinboro is bustling with exciting activities.

Earn an Associate Degree while working full time.

When you enter the Applied Technology program, you will have the option to attend school full-time or part-time.

We’re flexible. And that makes your life easier.

As a student in the Associate of Applied Science in Applied Technology program, you will have options like these:

Attend school full-time or part-time.

Continue to work while you complete your degree.

Complete a new application for each new academic year.

Complete all your field training at Edinboro University.

Transfer field experience credits from another technical school.

Where do you go from here?

When you hold an Associate of Applied Science degree in Applied Technology, you will be prepared for careers in engineering technology leadership in a variety of roles:


Lead worker

Industry Team Leader

Line Supervisor

Quality Control Technician

Electronics/Mechanical Technician

Industrial Engineering Technician


Machine Tool Operator

Floor Department Manager

Quality Coordinator

Sales Specialist

New Product Development Coordinator

Engineering Technician

Prepare for a rewarding career.

Suggested Minors


Online Resources

Occupational Outlook Handbook


Dr. Richard Lloyd, Department Chair
Phone: 814.732.1699

Edinboro University

219 Meadville St, Edinboro, PA 16444
Phone: 814.732.2000