Students sitting in technology classroom

Department of Engineering Technology

We offer students hands-on experience solving design problems, making graduates career-ready and attractive to prospective employers.

Kickstart Your Career

Our rigorous programs bring real-world experience to the classroom, building the knowledge you need to succeed.

Undergraduate


Graduate

Hector Moya in class

The DSSA Program has helped me gain knowledge and skills when using hand held tools, 3D Modeling, Sheet Metal Fabrication, and many other skilled areas. These skills will help me attain internships and give me a greater career advantage

Hector Moya, DSSA student

Additional Resources

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Admissions

Take the next step to a career in the technologies–apply today!

Invest in Yourself

Student Resources

From specialty scholarships to internship opportunities, see how we can help you succeed.

Real-World Learning

Research Facilities

Explore the tools that fuel our hands-on discovery and innovation.

Students are engaged in national collegiate competitions. The Hydraulic Bike Team won the Best Workmanship Award at the NFPA's National Hydraulic Vehicle Challenge competition in Colorado.

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.

Collegiate competitions present the same type of situation that students will encounter after joining the workforce. PNW Motorsports Team won First Place in the Sled Pull competition among other accomplishments at the SAE Baja event held in Tennessee.

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.

News & Announcements

Plans for Spring 2021 commencement in-person ceremonies

We are excited to return to in-person commencement ceremonies to allow our graduates to share this important experience safely with family and friends. Graduation marks the determination of PNW students in persisting to earn their degrees, and the Class of ’21 has demonstrated great flexibility and innovation to achieve this milestone.

Purdue University Northwest students earn fall semester Dean’s List honors

Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) 2020 fall semester Dean’s List recognizes 1,812 undergraduate students for their academic achievement. 

Advanced Manufacturing

PNW College of Technology Students Can Apply for Scholarships Supporting Advanced Manufacturing Careers

Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) College of Technology has been awarded the 2020 Gene Haas Foundation grant award in the amount of $12,500. The funds will provide scholarships for students interested in pursuing careers in the advanced manufacturing area.

Accreditation

All of the Engineering Technology undergraduate programs are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET