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Engineering Technology

Master of Science

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Program Intro

This degree prepares you to become a technology leader with a concentration in engineering technology with primary focus on one of the following three areas of study: electrical, mechanical and mechatronics engineering technology.

Our program provides flexibility so you can pursue a wide range of interdisciplinary interests. In addition to technical skills, you’ll develop leadership skills grounded in ethics as well as an understanding of the global issues that affect technology.

Our interdisciplinary approach empowers you to customize your course of study to suit your interests and career goals. With this broad-based, flexible degree, you’ll enter the marketplace with a distinct and sought-after advantage.

Curriculum Overview

This program emphasizes leading-edge concepts as well as their strategic application. To best achieve your specific career objectives, you can choose from a flexible, directed 33-hour project-based plan of study or a 30-hour coursework-based curriculum.

Master of Science in Technology degree is designed to allow students to achieve their career objectives, the program is a flexible, directed project or coursework based plan of study.

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Sample Courses

  • IT 50800 – Quality and Productivity in Industry and Technology
  • TECH 57900 – Sustainability Engineering

The program allows students to pursue an advanced degree in a specific technology area, with the flexibility to pursue interdisciplinary interests and develop leadership skills based on ethics and an understanding of global issues affecting technology.

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Sample Courses

  • TECH 64600 – Analysis of Research in Industry and Technology
  • IT 57100 – Project Management in Industry and Technology

Highlights

We partner with business, industry and government to give you opportunities to solve real-world problems. Dedicated technology labs with state-of-the-art equipment provide application-oriented learning experiences that give you an edge when you’re seeking internships and jobs.

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Outcomes

No longer can business and industry exist without technology. That’s the philosophy behind the College of Technology’s master’s degree programs, which were launched in 2008.

Now, with more than 500 alumni of these programs, we’ve grown to become a leader in technology education, addressing the growing need for skilled professionals who can solve complex problems and lead technical teams.

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

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

Meet the Faculty

Lash Mapa

Lash Mapa, Ph.D.

Professor, Mechanical Engineering Technology

Lash Mapa is a professor in mechanical engineering technology, both graduate and undergraduate programs. He has expertise in manufacturing and service improvements incorporating quality, lean six sigma projects and RFID.

Alireza Alavizadeh

Ali Alavizadeh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering Technology

Ali Alavizadeh is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering Technology. His research interests include numerical methods and simulation in solid and fluid mechanics and complex systems.

Maged Mikhail

Maged Mikhail, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Mechatronics Engineering Technology

Maged Mikhail joined PNW in 2015 as an assistant professor of mechatronics engineering technology where he teaches undergraduate and graduate students and supervises their research projects.

 

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