Applied Engineering & Technology Management

Program Goals

Employers are looking for well-educated professionals to meet the needs of today’s global society. With the rapid pace of change, you need to prepare yourself to be competitive as technology and engineering-related careers evolve. The Department of Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology can help you get the expertise to transform into a highly qualified professional ready to meet the challenges of an exciting career in technical businesses, industries, government, or education fields. The Applied Engineering & Technology Management degree will equip you for a successful career in one of many concentrations.

See what one of our AETM degrees can do for you.

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AETM Degrees/Concentrations/Minors


Applied Engineering & Technology Management (AETM)

This program prepares technical managers, design engineers, and technologists, with competency in an applied engineering specialty (known as a concentration), management, and general education. If you select this major, you'll gain experience with the University’s general education requirements, a broad perspective of what technology and engineering is and what it does, as well as acquiring deep knowledge in the applied engineering concentration of your choice. You will also experience courses in management to prepare you for your professional career. Bachelor's Degree (4-year) concentrations are available in:

Click here to view a typical 4-year program of study. This is being provided as a reference only. You will work with your advisor to determine the best possible plan for your studies. 


Applied Engineering & Technology (AET)

Applied Engineering and Technology (AET) is available for students looking for an applied engineering degree with reduced general education requirements and no management courses. The associate's degree is designed so that if you decide to transition into a bachelor's degree, you won’t lose credit for the courses already taken. Associate's Degree (2-year) concentrations are
available in:


Laboratory facilities in Osburn Hall

  • Advanced Materials Procesing & Testing
  • 3D Printing & Rapid Prototyping
  • Automation & Robotics
  • Computer-Aided Design & Drafting
  • Confined Space & Ventilation
  • Digital Publishing
  • Design & Drafting
  • Electronics
  • Energy, Power, Transportation
  • Fire Protection & Hazardous Materials
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Innovation
  • Metallics
  • Polymers & Ceramics
  • Print Production
  • Safety Engineering
  • Wood

SOme of the things AEST graduates may become

  • STEM Educator
  • Control System Specialist                           
  • Industrial Trainer
  • Product Designer
  • CADD Draftsman/Estimator
  • Senior Quality Analyst
  • Product Design Engineer
  • CNC Programmer
  • Validation Specialist
  • Graphic Layout Designer
  • Account Representative
  • Industrial Control Designer
  • Technology & Engineering Teacher     
  • Graphic Services Coordinator
  • Safety Inspector
  • Fire Safety Coordinator
  • Corporate Safety Officer
  • Innovations Manager
  • Process Flow Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Industrial Hygienist

                                                ... and much, much more!