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Engineering Technology use

"What Can I Do With a Major in...Engineering Technology?"

Why Major in Engineering Technology?

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Technology will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Creatively identify, analyze and solve engineering related problems and improve processes in both technical and managerial realms.
  • Demonstrate mastery of the techniques, skills and modern tools necessary for current engineering technology practices.
  • Practice effective personal and technical communication in both oral and written forms.
  • Demonstrate lifelong learning by applying current mathematic, scientific, engineering and technical knowledge to problem solving and by adapting to emerging applications in the engineering technology fields.
  • Understand and practice professional work habits including a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
  • Understand the professional, ethical and social responsibilities of an engineering technologist.
  • Understand the need for working in teams and demonstrate the ability to effectively work in teams as well as lead teams.
  • Demonstrate a respect for and knowledge of contemporary professional, societal and global issues.

Based on the knowledge gained and the thought processes developed. You will discover a wide variety of options after graduation.  You will be prepared for positions such as project manager, sales engineer, technical service engineer, or any of various leadership positions requiring technical knowledge and the ability to work efficient with teams of people and complicated projects.

US Dept. of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook

Related Career Titles

Design ResearcherProduct Designer
EngineerProfessor
Industrial Engineer Process Engineer
Lean Analyst Quality Control
Logic/ASIC Designer Quality Engineer
Manufacturing Engineer Robotics Engineer
Materials Processor Supply Chain Manager
Operations Research AnalystTest Engineer/Software Tester
Planning and Control Manager

Related Job Listings/Job Search Website

Alpha Pi Mu- Industrial Engineering Honor Society
American Society for Quality
American Society for Engineering Education
Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International
Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering
Mules4Hire
Find Engineer Jobs
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
Institute for Operation Research and the Management Science
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Institute of Industrial Engineers
International Organization for Standardization
Machine Vision Online
National Association of Industrial Technology
Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Tau Alpha Pi
Tau Beta Pi

Affiliated Organizations

Alpha Pi Mu- Industrial Engineering Honor Society
American Society for Quality
American Society of Quality (KC)
American Society for Engineering Education
Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International
Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
Institute for Operation Research and the Management Science
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Institute of Industrial Engineers
International Organization for Standardization
National Association of Industrial Technology
National Tooling & Machining Association
Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Southwest Area Manufacturers Association
Tau Alpha Pi

Tau Beta Pi

Four-Year Academic Plan

Engineering Technology B.S.

Disclaimer

The career paths listed are those which are commonly associated with this area of study and in no way does this site attempt to suggest that these are all of the career paths possible. Some of the career paths listed may require additional education, training, development, licenses and/or certifications. Listings of resources such as job listings, web links, professional organizations, library publications, and other information found on this page are believed to be accurate and true at the time published. The "What Can I Do With A Major In..." database is reviewed and updated every year in July. While no list is truly exhaustive, if you feel something should be added, deleted, changed or updated on this page, please contact the Career Services Center by e-mail at careers@ucmo.edu and an out-of-cycle change will be completed.

Who Can Help Me?

Valery Johnson
Career Development Coordinator