Shape the Future With a Degree in Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology

At Millersville University's Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology (AEST) department, we are committed to shaping your academic experience with a robust education in applied engineering, safety and technology. Our mission revolves around imparting you with the knowledge, skills and practical exposure crucial for your success across diverse industries.

Our curriculum — whether in construction management, general technology or one of our other majors or minors — blends theoretical knowledge with practical training. We are passionate about nurturing critical thinking, problem-solving and innovation in our students to thrive in the dynamic world of technology.

Applied engineering, safety and technology are critical to multiple industries such as manufacturing, construction, transportation and healthcare. These disciplines are the catalysts of innovation and development, pushing the boundaries of efficiency, safety and sustainability.

Through our courses in applied engineering, safety and technology, you will acquire a profound understanding of the principles and practices fundamental to these industries. Learn to employ scientific and engineering principles to design and enhance processes, systems and products, a skillset crucial for tackling today's industry challenges.

Equipped with the knowledge and skills from our program, you will be ready to make significant contributions to industry advancement and social impact. Whether it's creating safer transportation systems, developing sustainable energy solutions or enhancing manufacturing processes, our graduates have the potential to shape the future.

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Why Study AEST at Millersville University

The Department of Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology offers an array of program options that will lead you to a career as a teacher, applied engineer, safety professional, robotics and engineering professional or manufacturing engineering professional.

We offer eight bachelor's degree and nine associate degree options. There are also minor options available for many of our programs that will help increase your competitiveness in the job market.

AEST majors and minors include:

AEST Accreditation

Both the associate and bachelor’s programs in Applied Engineering and Technology Management are accredited by the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE).

The BS in Occupational Safety and Environmental Health [MN2] program is accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

Accreditation means our AEST programs meet the highest standards for academic excellence.

“I’ve always been a hands-on person. I’ve always been interactive in the classroom, and I like getting up and moving around. There was a broad range of things I could explore, and I was able to hone in on Tech Ed., and that was where I found my passion in teaching.”

- Vivian Feliciani | Technology & Engineering Education Major