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.

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

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

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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Student Resources

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

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.

 

About Us

Meet College of Technology

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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Extension of Pass/No Pass Option and Course Withdraw Deadlines

PNW is announcing two changes in policies for Fall 2020 to assist our students and to support their efforts to end the semester successfully.

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Society of Innovators at PNW Announces 2020 Innovators Awards Winners

The Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest has announced the 2020 winners of its Innovators Awards. Recipients will be inducted during a virtual event on Thursday, Nov. 19.

Purdue Northwest College of Technology awarded nearly $6 million from National Security Agency

The Purdue University Northwest (PNW) College of Technology has been awarded a grant of $5,971,053 for Cybersecurity Workforce Development from the National Security Agency (NSA).

Important Dates

Dec 04

Graduate Celebration Event (Westville)

PNW graduates of spring, summer and fall 2020, join us to celebrate your achievements with special photo opportunities on PNW’s Westville campus, including on stage.

Dec 05

Graduate Celebration Event (Westville)

PNW graduates of spring, summer and fall 2020, join us to celebrate your achievements with special photo opportunities on PNW’s Westville campus, including on stage.

Dec 11

Graduate Celebration Event (Hammond)

PNW graduates of spring, summer and fall 2020, join us to celebrate your achievements with special photo opportunities on PNW’s Hammond campus, including on stage.

Accreditation

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.

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