The mission of the Department of Engineering Technology and Management program is to produce a technical generalist who is competent in assessing problems and proposing solutions to improve productivity related to product specifications, materials and processes, industrial control and information systems, and manufacturing production.
Engineering Technology and Management graduates have a high rate of success because they have:
- Been prepared as technical generalists, with knowledge of a wide variety of technical subjects
- Hands-on lab experience; most courses require up to 50 percent of scheduled time using real-world materials and equipment
- A minor in business; the required core of business/management courses provide the background needed in today’s industrial world.
Engineering Technology and Management graduates demonstrate professionalism through the professional and technical competencies identified by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. These competencies coincide with the educational mission of the Department of Engineering Technology and Management.
The program in Engineering Technology and Management has been accredited by The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering since 1979.