Carl Sandburg College is pleased to announce they now offer an associates degree in Biofuels Manufacturing Technology to students interested in this growing field.
Online PR News – 26-August-2013 – Galesburg – Galesburg, Illinois, August 22, 2013: Carl Sandburg College is pleased to announce they now offer an associates degree in Biofuels Manufacturing Technology to students interested in this growing field. This degree program is funded by the Illinois Green Economy Network and will allow individuals to study the use of biofuels and how implementing their use can have a positive impact on the environment.
Today, the biofuels industry operates more than 200 ethanol fuel plants throughout the country and this number is expected to grow as the technology replaces the use of gasoline and diesel fuel. This industry employs about 11,000 workers as of 2012. An additional 3,700 positions are expected to open up in the next eight years. This is incredible potential growth for a field. Carl Sandburg College hopes to prepare students to enter this field so they can start making a difference in the fuels used today.
This new program will combine training in the classroom with interactive online training opportunities and hands-on exercises. Various businesses and industry professionals will step in to help the college create a valid curriculum that will best prepare students for work in this growing field to ensure a knowledgeable work force to further develop this growing trend.
Anyone who would like more information on the new degree program can find out more by visiting the Carl Sandburg College website or by calling 1-309-344-2518.
About Carl Sandburg College: Carl Sandburg College is a school that has served its community for more than 40 years. They are accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and offer a variety of associate degree programs, including more than 50 occupational programs, as well as continuing education and adult learning opportunities. The college typically enrolls around 3,000 students each year.
Company: Carl Sandburg College
Address: 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
Zip code: 61401
Telephone number: 1-309-344-2518
Fax number: 1-309-344-1395