College of Technology

College of Technology

PNW’s College of Technology partners with business, industry and government to give students opportunities to solve real-world problems, leading to internships and jobs.

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All of the hands-on training I’m receiving at PNW is helping me narrow down exactly what I want to do once I graduate.

Joshua Phillips, ’22
Computer Information Technology: Cybersecurity

Deekshita Reddy Gauravaram

The combined curriculum of technology subjects and management and leadership courses motivated me to choose Purdue University Northwest. Now I am proud to be graduating as a valuable alumni!

– Deekshita Reddy Gauravaram, ’21, M.S., Technology: Computer Information Technology

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All my professors are super nice...they’re there to help you. All my teachers are super energetic because they want to do it, which makes it enjoyable.

Justice Binder
Construction Engineering and Management Technology

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One of the great things about Purdue Northwest, other than the amazing professors, was the student community. The ability to work and network with students from different fields was advantageous on both an educational and a personal level.

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Purdue Northwest’s nationally recognized program will continue to fill the increasing workforce demand nationwide for cybersecurity professionals

Michael Tu, Professor of Computer Information Technology

Kim Spoa Harty

The MS degree exposed me to areas of the field I normally do not have the chance to gain hands on experience, but work side by side with those teams. The exposure to the other fields of IT personally helps me understand how to solution a problem from end to end.

Kimberly Spoa-Harty
Principal Engineer, United Airlines

Kimberly Spoa-Harty: Engineering

The Technology, MS program provided me with a platform which highly supported my passion towards Electrical Engineering and made opportunities available for me to explore the exciting arena of Industrial Automation.

Tanima Zaman
Program Chair, Engineering Technology and Electrical Engineering Technology, Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

Resources

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Invest in Yourself

Student Resources

Specialty scholarships, student organizations, collegiate competitions and internship opportunities – see how the College of Technology can help you succeed.

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Cybersecurity

National Center

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and National Security Agency granted the National Center for Academic Excellence for Cyber Defense Education designation to PNW.

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About Us

Meet College of Technology

See how our accredited programs and discipline-specific skills acquisition help graduates thrive.

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By partnering with regional industry, the technology laboratories are maintained at state-of-the-art levels. The college has invested more than $300,000 in facility enhancements to its laboratories.

Robotics Training Pendant

The Engineering Technology department has incorporated knowledge covering the mechanics, electronics and computer control needed to design and operate robotic devices into their courses.

Faculty and students work to provide solutions to specific industry problems while providing students with experiential learning opportunities.

Faculty and students work to provide solutions to specific industry problems while providing students with experiential learning opportunities.

Mechatronics

Industry supported lab environments are equipped with articulated robotic arms, mobile robot-bases and machine vision systems. From autonomous vehicles to sensor-driven manufacturing systems, robotic innovations are at the forefront of technology advances today.

PLC Automation

Signature programs include Mechatronics Engineering Technology (first of its kind), Computer Information Technology (nationally recognized in information assurance and cyber defense) and Environmental Health and Safety concentration (designated as a qualified academic program).

News and Announcements

PNW Chancellor Thomas Keon among the guests celebrating the ribbon cutting of a 100,000 square foot building expansion by Morrison Container Handling Solutions

Building Expansion for PNW Partner

PNW Chancellor Thomas L. Keon was among those present at the ribbon cutting for the 100,000-square-foot building expansion for Morrison Container Handling Solutions. The company has been a key partner for PNW’s College of Technology, notably the Mechatronics Engineering Technology degree program.

Group of teachers stand together during the Gen Cyber Camp

PNW College of Technology and GenCyber Camp bring cybersecurity awareness to local teachers

The Department of Computer Information Technology and Graphics at PNW received grants from the National Security Agency (NSA) to host a GenCyber camp for teachers in July.

Students work with equipment at a PNW robotics camp

Purdue University Northwest Shares in Lilly Endowment Grant to Expand Programs for K-12 Students

Purdue University Northwest was awarded $583,000 through Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Indiana Youth Programs on Campus to expand existing summer camp offerings for youths and create new academic year programs with optional college credits.

Important Dates

Oct 10

Fall Break

There are no classes but campus offices are open.

Oct 17

Spring 2023 Priority Registration Begins

Priority Registration for Spring 2022 begins today. Be sure to meet with your academic advisor and be ready to register!

Nov 11

Last Day to Drop a Fall 2022 Class

You are encouraged to meet with your academic advisor before dropping or withdrawing.

Nov 17

Cap and Gown Order Deadline

Graduation regalia – cap, tassel and gown – must be purchased from the PNW Bookstore.  Cap and gown orders will be processed Monday, October 3, through Thursday, November 17, 2022.

Accreditation

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All of the undergraduate programs in the College of Technology are nationally accredited. This ensures that each program is independently reviewed and meets the quality expectation for that profession.

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Accrediting agencies include Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) and ABET.