Department of Applied Engineering & Technology Management (AETM)

The Department of Applied Engineering and Technology Management prepares students for professional careers in management, supervision, education, training, and applied engineering in a variety of technical disciplines. Students may choose from among several baccalaureate degree majors that offer a balance of classroom study and experience in modern laboratories responsive to change and the needs of industry and technology & engineering education. Baccalaureate degree programs are offered in adult and career education, advanced manufacturing management, automotive engineering technology, mechanical engineering technology, packaging engineering technology, technology and engineering education, and technology management.  Graduates from these degree programs are employed in various industrial companies, educational agencies, and government branches. 

Graduate programs are offered in career and technical education, industrial technology, and technology education.  The department in collaboration with the Built Environment, ECET, and HRDPT departments also offers a PhD program in technology management. Students planning graduate study should consult the Graduate Catalog for information about graduate degrees.  Additional department offerings include minors in advanced manufacturing management, automotive engineering technology, automotive technology management, computer-aided design & drafting, lean six sigma, technology & engineering education, and packaging.