Mission Statement: To provide students with comprehensive academic and technical skills that address the needs of our community and the employers of the region. 

Vision Statement: To ensure that students completing the associate of applied science in industrial technology are provided with an opportunity to secure employment in their area of concentration with the educational background to advance into supervisory positions or are able to further their education at Venango College of Clarion University or other institutions of higher learning.

Do you want to both attend college and do productive work?  Do you want "some college" but also "some tech school"? Do you want to learn a trade in addition to attending college? Do you want to prepare yourself so that you can be upwardly mobile in your chosen career?

If you answered yes to any of those questions, Clarion University's Applied Technology program may be just what you are looking for!

The Applied Technology programs utilize a creative partnership approach designed to prepare you for a career path leading to a wide range of opportunities and leadership positions. Under this unique model, you complete general education and business courses through Clarion University, either on campus or online, and the technical component of the degree through licensed, certified, accredited, and/or otherwise approved technical education providers. Graduates receive an Associate or Bachelor of Applied Science degree from Clarion University.

For the Associate’s degree, you will complete 30-33 credit hours (one year if you attend Clarion full-time) of specified coursework with Clarion University prior to field training with one of our technical education providers.  At one of our technical education providers, you will complete a concentration in either Administrative Technology or Industrial Technology. The Industrial Technology program holds national accreditation by the Association of Technology,  Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE).  ATMAE is recognized as the premier professional association for the accreditation of industrial technology programs in colleges, universities, and technical institutions. Please see below for a list of the many different training concentrations that are available.

For the Bachelor’s degree, you will complete 90 credit hours of coursework with Clarion University and a concentration in either Administrative Technology or Industrial Technology at one of our technical education providers. The Bachelor’s degree also prepares you for graduate school and a future MBA.

Many of our Associate's Degree programs can be completed in 18 months or less!

Did you take high school courses at a technology center?  
You may have earned 9 credits toward an associate degree.

Ask about possible state-wide articulations credit hours in areas such as:  Administrative Assistant Secretarial Science, Carpentry/Carpenter, Computer Network/Telecommunications, Computer Technology, Drafting/Design Tech, Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology, Electronic/Communication Engineering Technology, Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation, and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician, Machine Tool Technology/Technician, Welding Technology/Welder


Dr. Tammy M. Dulaney
Program Coordinator 
207 Frame Hall  
Oil City, PA 16301 
+1 814 393 1273

Dr. Tony R. Johns 
Department Chair 
335 Still Hall 
Clarion, PA 16214 
+1 814 393 2626






Clarion University working together with Community College of Allegheny CountyCommunity College of Beaver County, and Butler Community College to provide educational opportunities.

An articulation agreement has been approved between Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC), Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) and Clarion University guaranteeing admissions of students who have earned an Associate of Science degree from CCAC or CCBC in Technology, Workforce Development and Aviation with full junior standing into the Bachelor of Applied Science in Technology Leadership, a degree completion program, at Clarion University.

"Through our ongoing partnership, CCAC and Clarion have once again demonstrated our commitment to affordable and accessible quality educational programming that will enable graduates of our two great institutions to successfully compete in an ever-changing global workforce." - CCAC President Dr. Quintin Bullock

Clarion University also has an articulation agreement with Butler Community College (BC3).  If you are a BC3 student please address questions to:

Matt Kovac, Dean of Natural Science and Technology Butler Community College 724 287 8711, ext. 8312


Dr. Tammy M. Dulaney, Program Coordinator, Clarion University, Applied Technology  +1 814 393 1273

Last Updated 2/27/19