Washburn Tech

Program Affiliations with Washburn University

Affiliation with Washburn University

The School of Applied Studies in conjunction with Washburn University Institute of Technology, offers coursework, at a reduced rate, that leads to the completion of an associate degree, either an associate of science or associate of arts. This opportunity requires coursework at both Washburn University Institute of Technology and Washburn University. For information contact an advisor at Washburn University Institute of Technology or the Washburn University School of Applied Studies at 785-670-1282.

Program Certificate Associate of Science or Arts Degree (AS/AA) Offered at Washburn University Associate of Arts or Associate of Science
Advanced Systems Technology (Industrial Machine Mechanic) 48- credits Industrial Technology (AS) 75- credits1
Automotive Collision & Repair 51- credits Industrial Technology (AS) 78- credits 1
Automotive Service Technician 52- credits Industrial Technology (AS) 79-credits1
Business Bookkeeping and Accounting 48-credits Office Administration (AA) 75-credits1
Cabinet and Millwork 48-credits Industrial Technology (AS) 75-credits1
Climate & Energy Control Technology (HVAC) 44-credits Industrial Technology (AS) 71-credits1
Commercial & Heavy Construction 43-credits Industrial Technology (AS) 70-credits1
Culinary 48-Credits Culinary Arts (AA) 75-credits1
Diesel Technology 49-credits Industrial Technology (AS) 75-credits1
Early Childhood Professional 24-credits Human Services (AA) 60-credits
Graphics Technology 48-credits Design Technology (AA) 75-credits1
Heavy Diesel Construction Technology 52-credits Industrial Technology (AS) 79-credits
Information System Technology 48-Credits Industrial Technology (AS) 75- Credits
Legal Office Professional 48-credits Office Administration (AA), Legal Studies (AA) 75-credits1, 87-credits1
Machine Tool 48-credits Industrial Technology (AS) 75-credits1
Medical Office Specialist 48-credits Office Administration (AA) 75-credits1
Surgical Technology 53-credits Surgical Technology (AS) 83-credits1
Technical Drafting 48-credits Design Technology (AS) 75-credits1
Welding 48-credits Industrial Technology (AS) 75-credits1


  1. Students must be concurrently enrolled in 12 credit hours at Washburn Tech or have completed one of the above approved programs to be eligible for the transfer of credit and tuition reduction.
  2. Check with School of Applied Students (SAS) advisors to determine the academic catalog that defines your graduation requirements.  Students must start at WU within 6 years of the Washburn Tech certificate date & complete WU associate degree requirements within 6 years of the WU start date.
  3. Some WU courses may have prerequisites or require placement scores.
  4. 15 credit hours of the required courses must be taken at Washburn to complete Residency requirements.
  5. The WU Admission application is online at:  www.washburn.edu.  Enrollment is coordinated through the School of Applied Studies, Benton Hall room 306, (785) 670-2114.