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Mechanical Engineering Technology


Our undergraduate engineering technology programs: electronic and computer engineering technology, industrial engineering technology, and mechanical engineering technology, are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Why does ABET accreditation matter?


Mission Statements

University of Dayton Mission

The University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic research university with academic offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. We are a diverse community committed, in the Marianist tradition, to educating the whole person and linking learning and scholarship with leadership and service.

School of Engineering Mission

Rooted in the Catholic, Marianist tradition of educating the whole person, we guide the transformation of students into engineering professionals who excel technically, embrace innovation and collaboration, possess an entrepreneurial spirit, demonstrate social and global awareness, and lead their communities for the betterment of all.

Engineering Technology Programs Mission

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 Programs 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.

Engineering Technology Programs 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.

Student Outcomes

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

  1. An ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
  2. An ability to design systems, components, or processes meeting specified needs for broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
  3. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in broadly-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
  4. An ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results to improve processes; and
  5. An ability to function effectively as a member as well as a leader on technical teams.
Undergraduate Engineering and Engineering Technology Enrollment and Graduation
UG Enrollment Fall 2022 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded 2022-2023 UG Enrollment Fall 2023
Chemical 186 62 168
Civil 219 60 228
Computer (CPE) 145 37 151
Electrical (ECE) 193 80 142
Mechanical 730 166 702
Discover Engineering 59 N/A 42
Electronic & Computer Engineering Technology 34 7 35
Industrial Engineering Technology 43 13 36
Mechanical Engineering Technology 126 39 117
Discover Engineering Technology 21 N/A 16
Total 1756 464 1637

Engineering Management, Systems and Technology, Susan Scachitti, Department Chair

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Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0249