2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
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2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technology, MS, Concentration: Engineering Technology

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The Master of Science in Technology degree offered by Purdue University Northwest, Hammond, Indiana, prepares students to become leaders in technology disciplines. The Engineering Technology concentration allows students to advance their knowledge of cutting-edge practices in the various engineering technology disciplines such as mechanical, electrical and mechatronics engineering technology as well as construction engineering and management technology.   Students can choose to focus in a variety of areas such as power generation, robotics, and utilization of integrated IoT approaches to adaptive manufacturing. Students will also develop leadership skills with an understanding of global issues affecting technology and strategically apply what they learn. Graduates of the Purdue University Northwest, Hammond, Indiana. Master of Science in Technology degree will not only understand leading-edge concepts, but also be able to strategically apply them. Designed to allow students to achieve their career objectives, the program is a flexible, coursework based (30-hours) plan of study or directed project (33-hours) or thesis-option (33-hours) may be chosen.

Purdue University Northwest’s approach of merging technology with other areas of study and allowing students to customize their course of study means that students in the program can study interdisciplinary and specialized aspects of their fields. This broad-based, flexible degree produces graduates who can enter the marketplace with a distinct and sought-after advantage.

Program Requirements

Admission Requirements for Degree-seeking Students

Admission will be based on the following criteria and documentation:

  • B.S. from an accredited technology program or related fields.
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or greater based on a 4.0 scale.
  • Official transcripts from every institution of higher learning attended uploaded to application; copies (unofficial transcripts) may be provided for admission review, with official transcripts required during the first semester of graduate study.
  • Appropriate experience as documented in a resume.
  • A goal statement or statement of purpose commensurate with the program and faculty strengths.
  • Three letters of recommendation from academic or professional references (Recommendations from friends or family members are not given weight).
  • GRE is not required for the MS Technology degree, but may be considered for those applicants who do not meet the minimum GPA for unconditional admission.
  • Students who do not meet the requirements for unconditional admission may be considered for conditional admission.
  • International degree-seeking applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores or Purdue Northwest’s English Language Program (ELP). ELP is an academic, intensive English program that aims primarily at assisting international students in developing their English language proficiency to the level needed to pursue their education at Purdue University Northwest. Please see the Graduate Studies website on admissions for required minimum proficiency scores for admission to graduate study. 

Total 30-33 Credits Required

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