Pulp and Paper Technician

Associate in Applied Science – 61 credit hours

Pulp and Paper Technician

Purpose: Manufacturing and production-based businesses are coming back to the United States. The Production Technician degree will prepare students for all basic entry level positions in any manufacturing/production environment. Well-educated, professionally curious production technicians are needed in all aspects of industry to operate and maintain the equipment that makes the products needed around the world.

Career Opportunities: This degree is specifically designed for students working, or hoping to work, in the pulp and paper industries. Special focus on the tissue making industry is embedded throughout the curriculum. Students who graduate from this program may also seek opportunities in paper goods manufacturing, operations, and machine tending.

Program Educational Outcomes: Upon completion of this degree, the graduate is prepared to understand basic chemical processes used in production processes, communicate effectively orally and in writing, use computers in a business setting, perform first line supervision, and understand quality, maintenance, and processing techniques. Graduates will also be prepared to sit for the Certified Production Technician (CPT) industry credential exam.


Pulp and Paper Technician Contact

Earl Hill
Production Technician Instructor