Engineering Technology
Contact Information
Address: 101 D. J. Jacobetti Complex
Phone: 906-227-2190
Fax: 906-227-1549
Department Head: Michael Rudisill
Engineering Technology at NMU

Programs offered by the Engineering Technology Department prepare students for careers in fields such as electronics engineering technology, mechanical engineering technology, industrial technology, technology and applied sciences and industrial technology education. These programs have a foundation in mathematics, physical science, and computer science, as well as an in-depth technical focus.

The department also offers associate degrees in engineering design, electrical technology, industrial electrical technology, and manufacturing as well as a one-year certificate program in computer numerical control. These programs are designed for students who are seeking quick entry into the workforce. In most instances, courses completed toward an associate degree are applicable to a baccalaureate degree.

Student Organizations
  • Society of Automotive Engineers
  • Student Michigan Education Association
Department Facilities
  • CAD Lab
  • CNC Lab
  • Data Acquisition Lab
  • Electronics Lab
  • Hydraulics Lab
  • Machine Tool Lab
  • Materials Testing Lab
  • Process Control/PLC Lab


Department/Program Policies

Students must have a minimum grade of “C” and a grade point average of 2.25 for all major courses and minor programs. Students majoring in industrial technology education must maintain a grade point average of 2.70 or greater with no grade below a “C” in the professional education sequence, the major and/or minor(s) and required cognates combined.

Associate Degree Programs
Bachelor Degree Programs

Liberal Studies: Complete information on the liberal studies requirements and additional graduation requirements, including the health promotion requirement, is in the “Liberal Studies Program and Graduation Requirements” section of this bulletin.

Courses within each major that can be used to satisfy liberal studies requirements are listed with the Roman numeral (in brackets) that coincides with the liberal studies division the course falls under.

Certificate Programs
Minor Programs