Rowan College at Gloucester County

Process Technology (A.A.S.)


The Process Technology program is designed for students interested in a career working in industrial processing plants. Graduates of this program will be prepared for employment in the pharmaceutical, chemical and petroleum processing industries. The program curriculum will provide students exposure to a scientific background emphasizing hands-on work, critical thinking skills and opportunities for internships throughout the region.​

The Process Technology program is a terminal degree program that prepares students for careers in the petroleum and chemical process industries. Students will be able to enroll in the program starting in the fall 2016 semester.

Program Goals

Students who have completed the program will be able to:

  • Effectively communicate technical concepts in both written and oral form

  • Identify process technology systems and troubleshoot abnormal processes​

  • Operate processing equipment effectively and safely​


Rowan College at Gloucester welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, High School Equivalency (HSE) recipients or those who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.​

Program Classes

Students may download the Program Requirements to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.

Visit the Class Sc​hedule Listing to view the availability of classes for each semester.

Program Advisor
Current students please visit to schedule an appointment with your academic advisor. Future students please visit to learn more about how to get started.
NOTE: Students involved with other groups (Educational Opportunity Fund, Student Athlete, etc.) report to that advisor.

Download Program​ Requirements​​

Transfer Opportunities

Through the College’s new premier partnership with Rowan University and other college partnership programs, students are admitted concurrently to Rowan College and one of its partnering universities —​ immediately beginning their studies toward an advanced degree. 

In addition, the College also maintains 75 program articulation agreements with four-year institutions. After successfully completing an associate degree, students have the option to transfer to the university or college of their choice.

Students may visit the Career and Planning (CAP) Center to discuss transfer options.

Career Opportunities

Students who successfully complete an advanced degree will qualify for employment as:

  • Manufacturing Process Technicians

  • Water Plant Operators

  • Power Plant Operators or Technicians

Find out where U.S. News & World Report rates these positions in U.S. News' 100 Best Jobs.

Please visit the CAP Center to discuss career options.​

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.