Full six-year re-accreditation in 2010
The primary purpose of the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering is to provide recognition of the attainment of certain professional goals and standards for Technology Management. The secondary purpose is to encourage others to strive toward these goals and standards. Each program was reviewed in terms of its stated objectives, content, methods, supporting resources, and evaluation systems.
The Technology Management Program received the full six year re-accreditation in 2010.
ABET is the nationally-recognized agency responsible for accrediting educational programs leading to degrees in engineering, engineering technology, computing and applied science. The Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. Accreditation assures that the program has met quality standards set by the professor.
The Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET
Engineering Technology students are eligible to take several examinations to obtain certifications in addition to their degrees. Certifications are highly regarded by industry and can be helpful to students in securing employment and obtaining higher salaries.
Electrical and Control Option
Electrical and Control students are required to take the Certified Control Systems Technician test offered by the Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society (ISA).
For more information, please visit http://www.isa.org.
Mechanical & Manufacturing Option
Manufacturing students are required to take the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) certification, Certified Manufacturing Technologist (CMfgT). Certification through SME’s Manufacturing Engineering Certification Institute (MECI/SME) is a program of professional documentation and recognition of an individual’s manufacturing-related knowledge, skills, and capabilities. By becoming certified, you join an elite group of manufacturing professionals who have documented their manufacturing skills and knowledge.
Other certifications available after graduation and relevant work experience include:
- Certified Manufacturing Engineer (CMfgE)
- Certified Enterprise Integrator (CEI)
- Certified Engineering Manager (CEM)
For more information, please visit http://www.sme.org.
Technology Management students are eligible to take several examinations to obtain certifications in addition to their degrees. Certifications are highly regarded by the industry and can be helpful to students in securing employment and obtaining higher salaries.
Graduates of the Technology Management major, which includes any of the options, are eligible for the Certified Manufacturing Specialist (CMS), Certified Senior Manufacturing Specialist (CSMS), Certified Technology Manager (CTM, formerly CIT), Certified Senior Technology Manager (CSTM, formerly CSIT) through the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE). For more information, please visit http://www.atmae.org