We are glad you have chosen to attend Washburn Institute of Technology. This catalog provides lots of important information, including descriptions and requirements for the 30 certificate and associate degree programs offered on our campus. In addition, our admission, enrollment, and graduation processes are explained to help you navigate your path to success. We are ready and eager to help you meet your goals! In 2015, Washburn University celebrated 150 years committed to our vision and mission as a student- centered, teaching focused institution. At Washburn Institute of Technology, we are proud of our outstanding teachers and staff who will support you as you successfully prepare for your career and perhaps continue to complete your baccalaureate and advanced degrees. This is an exciting journey, so make sure you know important deadlines listed in this catalog. We recognize that “life happens along the way” when one starts a long- term goal, so know where to seek help. I encourage you to take part in all that Washburn has to offer and enjoy the journey! Best wishes for a successful year!
Jerry B. Farley, Ph.D.
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There has never been a more exciting time to be part of Washburn Institute of Technology. The faculty and staff are dedicated to the multifaceted mission of delivering the best in career and technical education, with a strategic approach emphasizing innovation, student success, and business and community collaboration. We offer more than 40 certificate programs through the following eight career pathways:
- Advanced Manufacturing
- Computer & Networking Technology
- Drafting & Design
- Health Care
- Hospitality & Human Services
At Washburn Tech we make education relevant and engaging. Our faculty use innovative methods to instruct students at leading-edge facilities on campus and in the community. Campus life at Washburn Tech is enriched by student organizations, pre-professional clubs, dining services and a year-round roster of social, cultural and entertainment events. Students also enjoy student health and counseling services, membership to the Student Recreation & Wellness Center on the Washburn University campus and several other student life services provided across the Washburn University system.
Washburn Tech is here to serve you, and I hope you will take full advantage of all that this remarkable institution has to offer.
Gary Bayens, Ph.D.
Professor & Dean
Washburn Institute of Technology