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Department of Applied Technology
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Davis Hall
Phone: 785-628-4211
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Department of Applied Technology

The Department of Applied Technology is the place for students seeking careers in the ever-changing field of applied technology. We combine theoretical coursework and hands-on experience to help you develop the academic, technical and leadership skills necessary for success in the educational and industrial world of technology.

Applied Technology Degrees Offered at FHSU

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Technology Studies, Industrial Technology
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Technology Studies, Technology Education
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Technology Leadership (On Campus and Online)
  • Associate of Applied Science Degree in Applied Technology, Industrial Technology
  • Associate of Applied Science Degree in Applied Technology, Business Communication Technology (On Campus and Online)
  • Associate of Applied Science Degree in Applied Technology, Business Training Systems (On Campus and Online)

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Each Applied Technology degree program allows you to choose from specializations that focus on areas of industry.

Who studies with us?

Students like you who want…

  • To teach technology or work as industrial technologists.
  • A well-rounded education that blends liberal arts and technology courses.
  • To develop applied skills, build a foundation for leadership and growth, and make the most of their college experience.
  • To be adaptable, flexible and confident in their ability to succeed in a changing workplace.
  • To be prepared for jobs and careers that haven’t been thought of yet.

Applied Technology at FHSU: Forward thinking. World ready.

Our curriculum provides a broad-based education in technology literacy. We also support the FHSU General Education curriculum, which includes Foundation Studies and Liberal Arts.

You’ll develop skills and qualities like these:

  • Knowledge about the evolution of technology and its effect on people and culture
  • An understanding of emerging and established technologies
  • The ability to manipulate materials, processes, and systems of instructional and industrial technology
  • The ability to think critically and solve problems
  • The ability to communicate well, verbally and in writing

You’ll be prepared to succeed in your field—and in life. Though our graduates move on to diverse careers, they share a few traits: passion, dedication and a strong work ethic. If you value those qualities and want to be part of a department with outstanding faculty who care about their students, consider earning a degree in Applied Technology at FHSU.

Learn more about our academic programs and the benefits of a technology degree from FHSU.

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