Facts About AEST Programs

Fall Enrollment by Major/Option

Bachelor of Science: Applied Engineering & Technology Management (AETM)/Industrial Technology (ITEC)

BS AETM/ITEC Option: 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Advanced Manufacturing 1 14 20 32 31 33  25  
CADD  64 47 55 63 60  54  
Construction Management 2 0 0 0 8 34  39  
Construction Technology 2 33 38 33 20 10 4  
Electronics/Control Systems 3 11 3 1 0 0  0  
General Technology 30 36 26 18 8  5  
Graphic Communication  25 27 26 24 23  23  
Manufacturing Technology 1 3 3 0 0 0  0  
Mechanical Technology 4 8 5 3 1 0  0  
Nanofabrication Manufacturing  5 3 5 4 5  5  
Robotics & Control Systems 3 32 35 28 40 35  38  

1. Starting with newly admitted students for fall 2013, the Manufacturing Technology option was retitled Advanced Manufacturing.

2. Starting with newly admitted students for spring 2017, the Construction Technology option was retitled Construction Management.

3. Starting with newly admitted students for fall 2013, the Electronics/Control Systems option was retitled Robotics & Control Systems.

4. The Mechanical Technology option has been retired and will no longer be available after fall 2013 for new students.

Bachelor of Science: Engineering technology

  14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Automation & Intelligent Robotics Engineering Technology 5 0 0 13 18 22  26  
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 6 0 0 0 0 9  29  

5. The Automation & Intelligent Robotics Engineering Technology degree started admitting students in fall 2016.

6. The Manufacturing Engineering Technology degree started admitting students in fall 2018.

Associate of Technology: Applied Engineering & Technology (AET)/Industrial Technology (ITEC)

AT AET/ITEC Option: 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Advanced Manufacturing 6 5 2 2 3  1  
CADD  3 6 10 4 3  2  
Construction Technology 4 4 6 4 1  1  
Control Systems  5 5 6 2 3  3  
Graphic Communication  3 4 2 0 0  1  
Nanofabrication Manufacturing  0 1 0 0 0  1  
Occupational Safety  7 6 4 2 2  1  

Bachelor of Science: Occupational Safety & Environmental Health (OSEH)

  14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Occupational Safety & Environmental Health 114 127 128 136 137  112  

Bachelor of Science in Education: Technology Education (TECE)


14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Technology & Engineering Education K-12 70 61 47 41 50  54  
Technology & Engineering Education K-12: Engineering Design Concentration 5 8 10 13 14  12  
Technology & Engineering Education K12 with Inclusive Education 7-12 0 0 2 3 3  0  

Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate: Technology Education (EDTE)


14 15 16 17 18 19 20
M.S. Technology & Innovation: Education 0 0 0 0 16  24  
M.S. Technology & Innovation: Enterprise 0 0 0 0 7  
M. Ed.: Master's in Technology Education 8 12 19 29 11  6  
Post-Baccalaureate Certification 1 0 3 1 0  0  
Department Totals (fall enrollments) 451 456 461 464 489  470  
Source:
FALL UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE ENROLLMENT BY PRIMARY MAJOR. (n.d.). Retrieved from: https://www.millersville.edu/iea/ir/factbooks/1920/index.php

Degrees Awarded Annually by Major/Option

Bachelor of Science: Applied Engineering & Technology Management (AETM)/Industrial Technology (ITEC)

BS AETM/ITEC Option: 13-14 14-15 15-16 16-17 17-18 18-19 19-20
Advanced Manufacturing 1 0 0 2 7 5  9  
CADD  11 16 12 6 11  8  
Construction Management 2 0 0 0 0 0 5  
Construction Technology 2 9 6 6 12 6 4  
Electronics Technology 3 8 7 2 0 0 0  
Electronics/Control Systems 3 0 0 0 1 0 0  
General Technology 10 5 9 9 12 1  
Graphic Communication  9 7 7 9 6 5  
Manufacturing Technology 1 1 0 1 0 0 0  
Mechanical Technology 4 4 2 2 1 1 0  
Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology 0 1 1 1 2 1  
Robotics & Control Systems 3 1 4 11 7 7 7  

1. Starting with newly admitted students for fall 2013, the Manufacturing Technology option was retitled Advanced Manufacturing.

2. Starting with newly admitted students for spring 2017, the Construction Technology option was retitled Construction Management.

3. Starting with newly admitted students for fall 2013, the Electronics Technology and Electronics/Control Systems option were retitled Robotics & Control Systems.

4. The Mechanical Technology option has been retired and will no longer be available after fall 2013 for new students.

Bachelor of Science: Engineering technology

  13-14 14-15 15-16 16-17 17-18 18-19 19-20
Automation & Intelligent Robotics Engineering Technology 5 0 0 0 0 2  3  
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 6 0 0 0 0 0  0  

5. The Automation & Intelligent Robotics Engineering Technology degree started admitting students in fall 2016.

6. The Manufacturing Engineering Technology degree started admitting students in fall 2018.

Associate of Technology: Applied Engineering & Technology (AET)/Industrial Technology (ITEC)

AT AET/ITEC Option: 13-14 14-15 15-16 16-17 17-18 18-19 19-20
Advanced Manufacturing Technology  0 0 0 2 1 5  
CADD Technology 1 0 0 6 16  
Construction Technology 0 1 1 3 0  
Electronics/Control Systems Technology 0 1 0 8 12  
Graphic Communication Technology 0 0 0 8 9  
Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology 0 0 0 0 1  0  
Occupational Safety Technology 0 0 2 13 44 34   

Bachelor of Science: Occupational Safety & Environmental Health (OSEH)

  13-14 14-15 15-16 16-17 17-18 18-19 19-20
Occupational Safety & Environmental Health 27 23 32 48 38  41  

Bachelor of Science in Education: Technology Education (EDTE)


13-14 14-15 15-16 16-17 17-18 18-19 19-20
Technology & Engineering Education 31 23 16 12 10  8  
Technology & Engineering Education: Engineering Design Concentration 0 1 1 1 3  3  

Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate: Technology Education (EDTE)


13-14 14-15 15-16 16-17 17-18 18-19 19-20
M. Ed.: Masters in Technology Education 1 1 3 8 4  5  
M. S.: Technology &Innovation: Education 0 0 0 0 1  
M. S.: Technology & Innovation: Enterprise 0 0 0 0 3  
Department Totals  114 99 108 162 194 159   
Source:
Degrees awarded annually by major. (n.d.). Retrieved from: https://www.millersville.edu/iea/ir/factbooks/1920/index.php

Retention Rates of Full-Time, Baccalaureate-Seeking Freshmen by Department

    Retention Graduating from University Graduating from Original Department
First Fall Term New Freshman To 2nd Year To 3rd Year 4-year 5-year 6-year 4-year 5-year

6-year

2006 50 92.0% 86.0% 32.0% 70.0% 76.0% 30.0% 68.0% 74.0%
2007 44 88.6% 84.1% 59.1% 75.0% 77.3% 54.5% 70.5% 72.7%
2008 66 84.8% 78.8% 36.4% 63.6% 69.7% 33.3% 59.1% 59.1%
2009 63 85.7% 76.2% 38.1% 65.1% 66.7% 34.9% 44.4% 44.4%
2010 59 86.4% 84.7% 54.2% 79.7% 81.4% 50.8% 74.6% 74.6%
2011 35 80.0% 77.1% 57.1% 74.3% 74.3% 57.1% 74.3% 74.3%
2012 50 94.0% 86.0% 54.0% 72.0% 72.0% 54.0% 72.0% 72.0%
2013 39 89.7% 82.1% 43.6% 61.5% 66.7%  38.5% 53.8% 56.4% 
2014 75 85.3% 80.0% 49.3% 66.7%   48.0% 64.0%   
2015 52 76.9% 65.4%  40.4%     36.5%     
2016 49 79.6% 71.4%            
2017 69 88.4% 78.3%            
2018  77 85.7%              
2019                  
2020                  
Source:
Retention rates of full-time, baccalaureate-seeking freshmen by department. (n.d.). Retrieved from: https://www.millersville.edu/iea/ir/factbooks/1819/index.php

AETM Alumni Survey Reported Job Titles and Salaries

Grad Year

Initial Job Title

Initial Salary

Current Job Title

Current Salary

2016 Construction Project Manager $40,000-$49,999 Construction Project Manager $70,000-$79,999
2014 Field Supervisor $40,000-$49,999 Project Engineer $50,000-$59,999
2014 Application Engineer > $90,000 Sales Engineer > $90,000
2014 Job Foreman $30,000-$39,999 Superintendent $50,000-$59,999
2014 Welder/Sheet Metal Fabricator $30,000-$39,999 Contract Specialist $40,000-$49,999
2013 Manufacturing Engineer $40,000-$49,999 Quality Manager $60,000-$69,999
2013 Assembly Technician $30,000-$39,999 Volumetric Division Project Manager $50,000-$59,999
2012 Laborer < $29,999 Sales Engineer/QA & Engineering Technician $50,000-$59,999
2012 Print Production Specialist $30,000-$39,999 Designer/Builder $30,000-$39,999
2011 Assistant Director of Admissions for Latino Recruitment $40,000-$49,999 Program Administrator $50,000-$59,999
2011 Production Technician $30,000-$39,999 Material Technician $60,000-$69,999
2010 Structural Designer $40,000-$49,999 Project Manager $80,000-$89,999
2010 Drafter/Designer $30,000-$39,999 Engineering Department Manager $50,000-$59,999
2010 Fabrication Technician/NC Programmer $40,000-$49,999 Fabrication Technician/NC Programmer $40,000-$49,999
2008 Manufacturing Engineer < $29,999 Mechanical Design Engineer $50,000-$59,999
2008 Learning Development Specialist $30,000-$39,999 eLearning Instructional Designer $60,000-$69,999
2007 Controls Engineer $30,000-$39,999 Senior Process Controls Engineer > $90,000
2005 CAD Technician $30,000-$39,999 Regional Sales Manager > $90,000
2005 Process Engineer $30,000-$39,999 Global Foundry Engineer $80,000-$89,999
2003 Project Manager $30,000-$39,999 Instructor > $90,000
2001 Technical Trainer < $29,999 Regional Sales Manager > $90,000
2001 Environmental Control Technician $40,000-$49,999 Laboratory Technician $50,000-$59,999
2001 CAD/Engineering Technician I $30,000-$39,999 Project Manager > $90,000
2001 Assistant Plant Manager $30,000-$39,999 Project Manager Supervisor $60,000-$69,999
2000 Tooling Engineer $30,000-$39,999 Project Manager Engineering > $90,000
2000 Drafter $50,000-$59,999 Manager Training and Development > $90,000
1998 Production Supervisor $30,000-$39,999 Same $60,000-$69,999
1998 Safety Manager Not Employed Corp. Risk Manager > $90,000
1997 Associate Engineer $40,000-$49,999 Director Special Projects > $90,000
1997 Machinist $30,000-$39,999 Small Business Manager $50,000-$59,999
1997 Manufacturing Engineer < $29,999 Owner > $90,000
1996 Designer $40,000-$49,999 Process Control Engineer > $90,000
1994 Electronic Manufacturing Associate and Integrated Electronics Mechanic and Supervisor < $29,999 WS 14 Integrated Electronics Supervisor ASR and PAR Air Traffic Control Radar Systems $60,000-$69,999
1994 Marketing Product Analysis $30,000-$39,999 Project Manager > $90,000
1991 n/a Not employed Section Manager > $90,000
1990 Lab Technician $30,000-$39,999 Division Operations Manager > $90,000
1988 Design Engineer < $29,999 Owner/President > $90,000

Source:
Department of Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology. (2019) AEST Alumni Survey

OSEH Alumni Survey Reported Job Titles and Salaries

Grad Year

Initial Job Title

Initial Salary

Current Job Title

Current Salary

2012 Safety Coordinator $40,000-$49,999 - -
2012 EHS Generalist $50,000-$59,999 - -
2012 Safety Specialist I $30,000-$39,999 Plant Safety Engineer $40,000-$49,999
2011 Safety Specialist $40,000-$49,999 - -
2011 Safety & Health Specialist $50,000-$59,999 - -
2011 HSE Coordinator $50,000-$59,999 - -
2010 Safety & Health Specialist $40,000-$49,999 Safety & Health Specialist $50,000-$59,999
2010 Safety Manager - Contract $40,000-$49,999 Safety Services Safety Professional $50,000-$59,999
2010 EHS Manager $50,000-$59,999 - -
2009 EH&S Specialist $50,000-$59,999 Safety Specialist II $60,000-$69,999
2009 Safety Specialist $40,000-$49,999 Safety Specialist $60,000-$69,999
2009 Safety Technician $40,000-$49,999 Safety Specialist $60,000 - $69,999
2008 Safety Specialist $50,000-$59,999 Project Manager $70,000-$79,999
2008 Safety, Health & Industrial Hygiene Intern $40,000-$49,999 Safety Manager $70,000-$79,999
2007 EH&S Product Technician >$60,000 Safety & Health Supervisor >$90,000
2007 Safety Professional $30,000-$39,999 Safety Professional $50,000-$59,999
2005 Safety Coordinator $40,000-$49,999 Safety Advisor >$90,000
2004 Safety Specialist $40,000-$49,999 Safety Engineer $80,000-$89,999
2002 Safety Supervisor $30,000-$39,999 Safety Associate $50,000-$59,999
2002 Compliance Specialist $30,000-$39,999 Vice President of Risk Control $80,000-$89,999
2002 Safety Specialist $30,000-$39,999 Risk Control Consultant $50,000-$59,999
2001 Director of Information Technologies $70,000-$79,999 - -
2001 Environmental & Safety Specialist $40,000-$49,999 Senior Manager, EHS - Americas >$90,000
2001 Safety Coordinator $30,000-$39,999 Safety,Occupational Health, & PSM Consultant $ 80,000-$89,999
2000 Safety Associate $40,000-$49,999 Safety Associate $60,000-$69,999

Source:
Department of Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology. (2012) Applied Engineering and Technology
..........Management Alumni Survey.

Employer Reported Satisfaction of Graduates

Employers of our graduates were asked to rate their employees on 12 criteria listed below. The rating was to be made as 4 being excellent to 1 being poor and not applicable. Average employer ratings are listed in the table below.

Criteria n Average
Overall preparation for initial employment  17 3.31
Undergraduate preparation as compared to coworkers was similar education  17 3.38
Mastery of necessary skills and competencies for current position  17 3.63
Ability to work cooperatively with others 18 3.59
Potential for professional advancement 18 3.41
Oral and written communication skills 18 3.41
Overall performance in comparison to other employees with similar responsibilities 18 3.35
Mathematics and scientific capabilities 18 3.35
Technical knowledge and skills 18 3.76
Managerial/professional knowledge, skills and values 18 3.41
Technological problem solving ability in individual and cooperative environments 18 3.53
The ability to access, manage, and evaluate contemporary information 18 3.47

Source:
Department of Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology. (2019) AEST Employer Survey