Engineering Technology Graduate Program

Engineering Technology Graduate Program

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The Engineering Technology graduate program combines a variety of courses related to engineering technology and industrial management areas. The program prepares students for an exciting range of career opportunities - from production, quality assurance, industrial safety, research and development to supervisory and managerial positions in industry. Upon completion of the degree requirements, the student should be able to:

  • Acquire and utilize advanced knowledge and skills needed by technical, supervisory and management positions in industry.
  • Understand a systematic approach to plan, develop and manage integrated systems and projects.
  • Develop, conduct and document research, development and operational projects.
  • Participate in and function effectively as a member of interdisciplinary team.
  • Appreciate the need for continuous improvement and learning to acquire new knowledge and skills in their professions.

About the Master of Science in Engineering Technology

The Master of Science in Engineering Technology program offers two options.

Plan I - Thesis Option

  • Thirty (30) semester hours of approved courses which must include six semester hours in ET 6301, 6302 (Thesis) and 24 hours in 6000-level courses in engineering technology, of which 21 hours must be in organized classes.

Plan II - Non-Thesis Option

  • Thirty-six (36) semester hours of approved courses which must include at least 24 semester hours in organized 6000-level courses in engineering technology.
  • Students with undergraduate degrees in engineering technology may take up to 12 semester hours of graduate work outside engineering technology upon approval of the adviser and the department head.
  • Students with undergraduate degrees in non-technical fields will be required to complete all 36 semester hours in 6000-level courses in engineering technology in addition to leveling work.

⇒ Contact the WT Graduate School for full program details and plans of study.

Program Requirements

General Requirements

Students with undergraduate degrees in a field other than engineering technology or related fields may be required to complete leveling courses chosen and approved by the adviser and the department head.

Non-Thesis Option  

Program Admission

Admission Requirements:

To be accepted into the MS Engineering Technology program, a student must meet the following requirements:

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 in an engineering or closely related undergraduate degree program preferred

Application Process:

  1. Apply through the Graduate School using their application page.
  2. Submit payment of the $55 graduate admissions fee through the above page. 
  3. Submit all university transcripts. All students must submit official copies of transcripts before admission.
  4. Submit a letter of intent describing your interest in engineering and what you hope to gain from this program. There is no particular format for this letter. The graduate program leadership would like to gain an understanding of your interest in engineering, experience level, and expectations for this degree program. Upload your letter of intent to the WTAMU Applicant Portal.
  5. Once all application materials have been received by the Graduate School, you will be contacted by a representative from the College of Engineering.

Admission Deadlines:

All application materials must be received by August 1st to be considered for Fall admission, December 1st to be considered for Spring admission, and May 1st to be considered for Summer admission.

Scholarships & Program Cost

There are numerous scholarships and financial aid programs available to Graduate Engineering students.


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Engineering Building 112
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WT Graduate School
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