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Institute of Applied Technology
Fort Hays State University
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Phone: 785-628-4211
iat@fhsu.edu
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Academic Programs in Applied Technology

The FHSU Institute of Applied Technology offers three degrees: Two Bachelor of Science degrees and an Associate of Applied Science degree.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Technology Studies, Industrial Technology If you’re interested in business and industry careers, this degree is for you. We offer four specializations:

You’ll need to complete a one-semester internship (12 credit hours) in your area of specialization at the end of the program.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Technology Studies, Technology Education
Are you interested in a career in teaching? We’re the leader in technology education in Kansas and surrounding states. Teachers who specialize in this area are highly sought after. We offer three specializations that lead to a Kansas Technology Education License:

You’ll need to complete one semester of student teaching at the end of the program.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Technology Leadership
This degree is for students who have, or are working on, an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree from a community college or technical college. It allows you to combine your AAS coursework with advanced courses in technology, industrial management and leadership. We offer two options:

  • Option I for Business and Industry. Along with General Education classes, the curriculum emphasizes management and leadership courses.
  • Option II for Career and Technical Teachers. The curriculum includes business, management and leadership courses, as well as education courses.

Both are available on campus and online.

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Applied Technology
The Associate of Applied Science degree gives students a working knowledge in one of the three areas of applied business and industry technology:

  • Business Communication Technology
  • Business Training Systems
  • Industrial Technology

We offer it through the Virtual College.

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