The degree programs offered by the Department of Engineering and Technology prepare graduates for a variety of career fields in the vast spectrum of today's changing high-tech job environment. The Department offers programs ranging from engineering, engineering technology, technology management, and unmanned aircraft systems. The programs of the Department of Engineering and Technology are recognized as a Missouri Center of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology. The Department has programs accredited by the Association of Technology, Management & Applied Engineering (ATMAE) and Engineering Accreditation Commissions and Engineering Technology Accreditation Commissions (ABET).
The primary purpose of the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering is to provide recognition of the attainment of certain professional goals and standards for Technology Management. The secondary purpose is to encourage others to strive toward these goals and standards. Each program was reviewed in terms of its stated objectives, content, methods, supporting resources, and evaluation systems.
The Technology Management Program received the full re-accreditation in 2016.
ABET is the nationally-recognized agency responsible for accrediting educational programs leading to degrees in engineering, engineering technology, computing and applied science. Accreditation assures that the program has met quality standards set by the profession.
The Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.