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Undergraduate Study


ETM Course descriptions
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The Department of Engineering Technology and Management (ETM) offers a traditional bachelor’s degree in ETM as well as an online bachelor’s degree completion program in technical operations management. The bachelor of science in ETM combines technical courses with courses in general education, quantitative sciences, natural sciences, and business management to prepare graduates for technical-management positions in manufacturing industries. The ETM program is accredited by the ATMAE.

ETM 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.

ETM 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 first such program in the state of Ohio, our bachelor of science in technical operations management offers students with an associate’s degree the opportunity to complete your studies toward a bachelor’s degree, online.

Technical operations management is focused on designing, controlling and managing the technical process and transformation methods of an organization, while continuously improving the organization’s operations to be the most efficient and effective in meeting customer requirements. It encompasses a wide range of technical fields and career options, including manufacturing and service-related businesses. In addition to core courses, you’ll take a range of ETM courses, and business courses to earn a minor in business administration.

Department of Engineering Technology and Management
Russ College of Engineering and Technology
Ohio University
Tel: 740-593-1455
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