Engineering Technology

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology

Why Choose Engineering Technology at WIU?

  • The Engineering Technology program provides students with an up-to-date and challenging curriculum that focuses on making the most efficient use of resources and personnel in any kind of process
  • Students are prepared for careers in a diverse array of technical fields to meet global demands in continuously changing and sophisticated technology
  • Engineering Technology graduate placement has remained about 90% for the last ten years
  • State-of-the-art labs support teaching and practical experience with the most updated of versions of software related to product development, design, prototyping, quality assurance, and cost reduction
  • Internships provide each student the opportunity to enhance their skills in a professional work environment and develop vital industry contacts
  • Accreditation by ATMAE (the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering) ensures a quality educational experience

Internship Placement Map

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Opportunities

Stoney Haines

Stoney Haines, senior Engineering Technology major, is on track to be a talented professional within the field of Engineering Technology. He has completed internships with GE Transportation and Dot Foods, both of which provided Stoney with a wealth of knowledge and a professional network.

"WIU’s Engineering Technology faculty are very knowledgeable and that is why I not only loved my time here as an undergraduate, but also plan on getting my masters in Engineering Technology Leadership."

-Stoney Haines, '18

Scholarships

  • Faculty Emeriti Freshman Scholarship (3 awards)
  • Faculty Emeriti Transfer Scholarship (3 awards)
  • Jarrell and Sylvia Hofer Scholarship
  • Neil E. Hoover Memorial Scholarship
  • Norris A. Nelson Scholarship in Industrial Education and Technology
  • Dr. Wendell L. Swanson Engineering Technology Scholarship