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Welcome to UMass Lowell's Department of Engineering Technology

Part-Time Programs In:

Part-Time Degrees and Certificates

The University of Massachusetts Lowell's College of Engineering offers a wide array of engineering programs. UMass Lowell is the only public university in Massachusetts that offers part-time Associate's and Bachelor's degree programs in Engineering Technology. Key to the success of the Universityís Engineering Technology Department is its top-notch faculty and the access students have to hands-on laboratories. As students work their way through the program building their knowledge of theory and practical applications, they form solid communication and problem solving skills that are critical to their ongoing success.
Courses in the program are taught by both full-time faculty and industry professionals who are able to impart their insight and expertise in emerging technologies. Additionally, the Engineering Technology Department faculty meet each year with an industrial advisory board to discuss the latest industry trends and innovations, and to ensure that the program curricula is kept constantly up-to-date. By collaborating with industry in this capacity, the Engineering Technology Department ensures that graduating students are better prepared to handle the cutting-edge technologies they may encounter in the workplace.

Want to Learn More? Download our Engineering Technology Program brochure (pdf)
All of UMass Lowell's Engineering Technology bachelorís degree programs are fully accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc., 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD, (410) 347-7700.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Engineering Technology Department is to focus on the applied aspects of science and engineering, which will prepare graduates for practice, implementation, and management of new and existing technologies in the complex industrial world.

Program Outcomes
At graduation, Engineering Technology students will have:

  1. an appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of their discipline
  2. an ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering and technology
  3. an ability to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to improve processes
  4. an ability to apply creativity in the design of systems, components or processes appropriate to program objectives
  5. an ability to function effectively on teams
  6. an ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems
  7. an ability to communicate effectively
  8. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning
  9. an ability to understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities
  10. a respect for diversity and a knowledge of contemporary professional, societal and global issues
  11. a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement