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Master's Degree in Technology

Concentration: Engineering Technology (M.S.)

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Engineering Technology Master’s Concentration Overview

Purdue University Northwest’s technology major with an engineering technology concentration prepares you to become a technology leader with a primary focus on one of the following four areas of study: construction management, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or 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.

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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.

Engineering Technology Master's Concentration Curriculum

Our master’s in technology 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 on your plan of study.

Engineering Technology Course of Study

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.

Engineering Technology Course of Study

Sample Courses

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

Engineering Technology Master's Concentration Highlights

Our master’s degree programs partner with businesses, industries and governments 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 seeking internships and jobs.

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Engineering Technology Master's Concentration Outcomes

Our master’s degree programs were built with the philosophy — No longer can business and industry exist without technology.

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.

Ali Alavizadeh

Ali Alavizadeh, Ph.D.

Associate 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.

Interim Associate Department Chair, 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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Earn a Master's Degree in Technology with a Concentration in Engineering Technology at PNW

Whether you just completed your undergraduate studies or are looking to take the next step to advance your career, Purdue University Northwest’s Engineering Technology Concentration allows you the ability to level up your skills.

Our graduate studies staff is ready to help you take the next step! Contact us at (219) 989-2257 or to see how PNW  can meet your needs.