Engineering Technology

Engineering Technology Program Details

  • Campus Availability: Macomb, Quad Cities
  • No prior experience with engineering technology principles or software is required upon enrollment
  • Course content combines a unique blend of theory, principles, and concepts with know-how, practical application, and problem-solving skills which ensure that students are prepared to work in an enterprise environment
  • Laboratories support contemporary design, prototyping, and production software, plus industrial equipment, including CNC machining centers and material testing devices
  • The required internship is the vital link between education and the world of business, industry and government opportunities

Please refer to the undergraduate catalog for detailed program information and course requirements

Careers

Students are prepared for careers in areas such as quality auditing, continuous improvement, production management, cost estimating, scheduling, and a variety of technical fields.

  • Continuous Improvement Manager
  • Engineering Technology Manager
  • Facility Manager
  • Lead Technology Director
  • Manufacturing Engineer Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Plant Superintendent
  • Process Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Prototype Planner
  • Safety Manager
  • Quality Control Engineer

Employers

Many students report that the internship experience helps them focus their career goals and make vital industry contacts that benefit them upon graduation.

  • Borg-Warner Transmission
  • Caterpillar Logistics
  • Fusion Tech
  • GE Transportation
  • HNI Corporation
  • Illinois Dept. of Transportation
  • John Deere
  • Knapheide Manufacturing Co.
  • NTN Bower
  • R.R. Floody
  • Siemans
  • Yetter Manufacturing Co.