Applied Engineering & Technology
The Department of Applied Engineering and Technology (AET) at Morehead State University offers both graduate and undergraduate degree programs designed to prepare you for a successful 21st Century career. All AET 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.
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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 AET 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 AET department with their professional competency.
- The average salary for graduates of AET is $55,000 within 5 years of graduation.
The department strives for program excellence through continuously improving curricula and laboratories to ensure students learn the knowledge and skills they will need to be successful. AET'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).
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