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Engineering Programs at Penn State Worthington Scranton


Students at Penn State Worthington Scranton can earn an Associates of Engineering Technology degree in Building Engineering Technology – Architectural Engineering Technology Option from Penn State University's College of Engineering.  The Building Engineering Technology associates degree is a state-of–the-art program that prepares graduates for successful employment in the building construction industry and related fields. Students completing the associates degree can continue on to get a B.S. in Engineering Technology at another Penn State location or at other institutions of higher ed.

More information about the Building Engineering Technology Program

First Two Years of BACHELOR OF SCIENCE in Engineering

Students can begin any of the following engineering majors listed below at Penn State Worthington Scranton.  More information on starting engineering course work at Penn State Worthington Scranton is available through the campus Admissions office, as not all degree programs accept transfer admission. 

Aerospace Engineering 
Architectural Engineering
Biological Engineering 
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Science 
Electrical Engineering

Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology
Engineering Science and Integrated Programs 
Industrial Engineering 
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Nuclear Engineering
Plastics Engineering Technology 
Software Engineering
Structural Design and Construction Engineering Technology
Surveying Engineering (start and complete at PS Wilkes-Barre)

Visit the College of Engineering website for more details about Penn State's engineering programs.

What can you do with a degree in engineering?  CLICK HERE


National Engineers Week is February 14-20, 2010

Engineers Week Activities

Feb 16 – MathCOUNTS competition

Regional 7th and 8th graders will compete on campus in individual and team math events for a chance to continue on to the state and national competitions.  MathCOUNTS is a national enrichment club and competition program that promotes middle school mathematics achievement through grassroots involvement in every U.S. state and territory

Feb 16 – ASHRAE Parent Chapter Meeting (Anthracite Chapter)
                    Topic: Gas Phase Filtration
                    Speaker: Steve Shyka

Penn State students are invited to the Professional Society's technical presentation to celebrate National Engineers Week.  ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers) is an international organization of 51,000 persons, ASHRAE fulfills its mission of advancing heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education


Scholarships for Engineering Students


Albert J. and Catherine Magnotta Memorial Scholarship
The Magnotta Memorial Scholarship is awarded to outstanding students enrolled or planning to enroll at Worthington Scranton who are pursuing a degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology. It was established by family and friends to honor the late Mrs. Magnotta and her husband, Albert Sr., who taught Engineering Technology classes at Penn State Worthington Scranton. Preference for the scholarship is given to graduates of North Pocono High School.

Nicholas and Diane Scandale Scholarship
The Scandale Scholarship is awarded to full time students who are enrolled in an engineering degree program who have achieved superior academic records and who have a proven financial need. The scholarship was made possible through the personal kindness of the Scandales.

Schautz Family Scholarship
The Schautz Scholarship was instituted by the Schautz family to recognize students who have demonstrated academic excellence and are pursuing a degree in a science or engineering curriculum.

James T. Skibinski Memorial Scholarship
The Skibinski Memorial Scholarship provides recognition and financial assistance to outstanding students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Worthington Scranton  who are interested in pursuing a degree in architectural, civil, electrical, or mechanical engineering. It was established by the Skibinski family to honor the late James T; Skibinski, a noted local engineer. 

John Woloschuk Memorial Scholarship
The Woloschuk Memorial Scholarship provides recognition and financial assistance to full-time students enrolled or planning to enroll in a baccalaureate degree program in civil engineering at Penn State Worthington Scranton.

More Campus Scholarships and Awards


Campus Engineering Contacts:


Building Engineering Technology
Program Coordinator:
Tina Merli, 570-963-2574, tmm8@psu.edu

College of Engineering

College Contact/Advisor:
Majid Chatsaz, 570-963-2578, mrc2@psu.edu

Faculty Advisors:    
Mark Banaszek, 570-963-2560, b84@psu.edu
Morrie Tossi, 570-963-2566, mat5@psu.edu
Taoye Zhang, 570-963-2569, tuz3@psu.edu