Purdue Polytechnic Columbus is offering two new degree programs this year — a bachelor’s in science in either robotics engineering technology or in supply chain management technology.
That brings the total number of bachelors degrees available at the Columbus campus up to 7.
Joe Fuehne, director of the school of engineering technology, says that 30 to 35 percent of the local workforce is in manufacturing. He talks about the need for robotics technology experts in Columbus:
Purdue Polytechnic Columbus faculty and staff stress the fact that students can earn Purdue degrees locally at a fraction of the cost of attending the main campus.