Engineering Technology Accreditation

Mission and Vision


The Mission of the Engineering Technology programs is to educate the next generation of technology leaders and innovators within the manufacturing, product and system design, and service industries by utilizing experiential learning and a broad multidisciplinary curriculum rooted in the Marianist values of lifelong learning, leadership and service.

Engineering Technology VISION

The Vision of the Engineering Technology programs is to be recognized leaders in developing innovative engineering curriculum and applied research focused on advanced manufacturing, product and system design, and the service industries.

Programs in Engineering Technology Educational Objectives

The University of Dayton Engineering Technology programs prepare technical professionals who . . .

  1. Are experienced and competent in applying engineering knowledge and problem-solving skills to the needs of industry.
  2. Are effective communicators for varied audiences.
  3. Demonstrate a commitment to ethical and professional standards of conduct.
  4. Are engaged in continuing professional development and increasing professional responsibility within their field.
  5. Exhibit leadership qualities as appropriate for the practice of their profession.
  6. Are prepared to work within and lead diverse technical teams with a sensitivity towards other cultures and a respect for the individual.
  7. Are involved in service activities that benefit their profession and their community.

Programs in Engineering Technology Outcomes

The University of Dayton programs in Engineering Technology prepare graduates who have . . .

  1. An ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of the discipline to broadly-defined engineering technology activities.
  2. 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.
  3. An ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes.
  4. An ability to design systems, components or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives.
  5. An ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team.
  6. An ability to identify, analyze and solve broadly-defined engineering technology problems.
  7. 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.
  8. An understanding of the need for, and an ability to engage in, self-directed continuing professional development.
  9. An understanding and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity.
  10. A knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context.
  11. A commitment to quality, timeliness and continuous improvement.

Undergraduate Enrollment and Graduation

Enrollment AY Fall 2016 Graduation 2016-17 Enrollment AY Fall 2017
Chemical 292 79 235
Civil 194 54 136
Computer 103 21 102
Electrical 187 57 177
Mechanical 818 208 861
Discover Engineering 109 136
Electronic & Computer Engineering Technology 51 12 43
Global Manufacturing Systems Engineering Technology 5 5 7
Industrial Engineering Technology 57 17 68
Mechanical Engineering Technology 139 31 123
Discover Engineering Technology 27 30
Total 1982 484 1918

Engineering Management, Systems and Technology, Prof. Scott Schneider, Department Chair

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Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0249