The mission of the Department of Engineering Technology at Sam Houston State University is to provide an educational program designed to provide academic and practical experiences in the areas of management, design, leadership, engineering, and technology for students to prepare to meet industry challenges for the 21st century.
What will a degree do for you?
Students learn to draw upon the principles of management, leadership, physical sciences, technology of industry, and basic engineering for the solution of problems involving industrial products, services, materials and processes, and the supervision and management of facilities and personnel. A degree from the programs offered by the Department of Engineering Technology at Sam Houston State University will allow graduates to pursue various careers such as entry-level management or supervisory positions, design, engineering, and technical services in fields of construction, electrical, mechanical, manufacturing, and petroleum industry etc. Nearly 100 Percent of graduates in these fields find immediate employment in the construction or manufacturing industry. Industrial education graduates are prepared to teach career technology education in public schools. Please visit the US Department of Labor for more details and statistical data.