The Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

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Mission Statement

The Wichita State University Engineering Technology program will provide students with the highest quality education needed to succeed in the global marketplace. 


Vision Statement

The Engineering Technology program a will be recognized for its:

  • Collaborative efforts with business and industry;
  • Hands-on, adaptable, innovative, and rigorous undergraduate curriculum;
  • Preparation of innovative, life long learners and problem solvers;
  • Partnerships with community and technical colleges;
  • Support of the economic development and global competitiveness of business and industry.


Program Educational Objectives

Within a few years after graduating from the Engineering Technology program, the graduates would have: 

  1.  Identified, analyzed, and solved broadly-defined engineering technology problems in mechatronics, technology management, or environmental sustainability. 
  2. Engaged in professional development activities through training, certification or advance degree in engineering technology or related fields.
  3. Demonstrated the commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity. 



Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Engineering Technology program will have:

a. an ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to broadly-defined engineering technology activities;

b. an ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies;

c. an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes;

d. an ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives;

e. an ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team;

f. an ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined engineering technology problems;

g. an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;

h. an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;

i. an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity;

j. a knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context; and

k. a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.


Enrollment and Graduation Data

Academic year Enrollment* Graduates**
2014-2015 63 7
2015-2016 86 14
2016-2017 92 11

*Fall semester