The Engineering Technology program is designed to provide the advanced knowledge and skills needed by individuals in technological careers. The curriculum is built on a foundation of theoretical and applied concepts related to practical problems in the industry.
The program is located at the Clarksville campus and is delivered in the traditional classroom format. Austin Peay has made a significant investment in a laboratory equipped with a range of modern, industry-standard equipment for rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing. Courses are offered in the accelerated eight-week course schedule.
Sample Course Plan
What opportunities are available with this degree?
Students graduating with an MS in Engineering Technology are well prepared to take on leadership roles within the manufacturing component of a company. The broad selection of Engineering Technology topics covered in the coursework within the degree afford the graduate a versatile foundation of knowledge that is attractive to companies looking for an employee that is adaptable and ready to handle the challenges of taking on additional responsibilities such as those held by plant or shift managers. Likewise if the currently employed engineer or engineering technologist would like to increase their academic status within a company, this degree suits that plan of action well.
- Leadership roles in companies
- Plant or Shift Managers