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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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.

CIT Students

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

Purdue University Northwest’s Days of Discovery puts research in the spotlight

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) will hold its fifth annual research symposium Days of Discovery virtually on April 1 and April 2. This event provides faculty members and students an opportunity to present their research and scholarly activities to the PNW community and general public.

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PNW Accreditation Process

Purdue Northwest is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). See what you need to know as the HLC review team plans their campus visit April 12 to 13, 2021!

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Planning for an In-Person Fall Semester at PNW

We are very pleased to confirm that we are planning for an in-person Fall Semester at Purdue Northwest.

Important Dates

Apr 19

Anti-Racism Lecture Series: The 1619 Project and the Summer of 2020

PNW professor Mita Choudhury will provide a historical overview of systemic racism, institutional bias and prejudice, and the weak guard rails of “western civilization.”

Apr 22

Deadline To Purchase Commencement Cap and Gown

The deadline to purchase your Spring 2021 commencement cap and gown is April 22.

Apr 28

Purdue Northwest Day of Giving 2021

Save the date for Purdue Northwest Day of Giving 2021! Your support helps PNW students continue to Power Onward and advance toward their dreams.

May 01

Spring 2021 Classes End

Spring 2021 classes end today.

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.