Engineering and Technology Management

The Department of Engineering and Technology Management at Morehead State University offers both graduate and undergraduate degree programs designed to prepare you for a successful 21st Century career. All ETM programs are engineering and technology-based with the majority of courses offering hands-on learning experiences in robotics, sustainable energy and technology, industrial technology and more in the department’s modern labs. In today's global community, technology plays an increasingly important role in day-to-day life, and our graduates have the skills and knowledge to be successful in a technologically advanced work force.

The department strives for program excellence through continuously improving curricula and laboratories to ensure students gain the knowledge and skills they will need to be successful. ETM's BS in Engineering Technology programs/options and MS in Engineering and Technology Management are accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE). Graduates will be prepared for a wide range of careers, including:

  • Robotics Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Design Engineer
  • Network Manager
  • Quality Engineer
  • Site Superintendent
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Plant Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Process Engineer 

Developing Technology Leaders

Through collaborative efforts, the Department of Engineering and Technology Management prepares students to be professionals and leaders who are technically competent, have innovative problem solving skills, and who are skillful in the management of personnel and facilities. The Department of Engineering and Technology Management prepares students for high-paying, in-demand jobs which will help boost economic growth in the region by providing qualified professionals sought by businesses and industries across the globe. 


Be prepared for success

At MSU, you will study with experienced faculty members who are committed to helping you succeed. Our faculty members are experts in their fields and stay current by conducting scholarly research and continually engaging in professional development opportunities. MSU’s small class sizes mean you’re more than just a number; you’ll receive personal, one-on-one attention from your professors. The department also offers opportunities to participate in research projects, internships and other experiential learning that will give you the knowledge and practical skills to pursue a career after graduation.

Our graduates are well prepared for a variety of careers in industry, business, education and government. MSU alumni surveys show our graduates have high job placement rates in local, regional and national industries and businesses. A survey of recent ETM graduates shows:

  • 80% have full-time employment
  • More than 70% were offered their current position shortly after graduation.
  • 40% were given a promotion within five years of graduation.
  • Nearly 100% of those surveyed credit the ETM department with their professional competency.
  • The average salary for graduates of ETM is $55,000 within 5 years of graduation.


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