Department of Engineering Technology

Careers

What can I do with my degree?
Is there a demand for engineering technologists?
What is the job placement rate for Missouri Western graduates?
What is a typical starting salary for engineering technologists?
How can I decide if engineering technology is the right career for me?

What can I do with my degree?
Missouri Western offers a variety of programs in the areas of construction, electronics, manufacturing, and electronics and computer engineering technologies. Armed with a Missouri Western engineering technology degree, career opportunities are excellent. Our graduates enjoy careers as project managers, engineering technicians, estimators, project engineers, and construction managers.

If students decide to continue their studies in graduate school, they are well prepared. Our engineering technology graduates have continued their studies at nationally recognized schools in the areas of construction management, engineering management, and business administration.

Is there a demand for engineering technologists?
Absolutely! Our job-ready graduates are in high demand for much needed engineering manpower and the technical workforce in our region and throughout the country. Many of our seniors are offered jobs even before graduating!

What is the job placement rate for Missouri Western graduates?
The Department of Engineering Technology enjoys a 90 to 100% placement rate for graduates.

What is a typical starting salary for engineering technologists?
Graduates of Missouri Western’s engineering technology program are one of the highest paid graduates on campus, and many seniors are offered jobs even before graduating!

How can I decide if engineering technology is the right career for me?
If you enjoy technology and are curious about how things work, engineering technology is the field for you! Talk to any faculty member in the Engineering Technology Department. They can answer your questions and can connect you with graduates in the Engineering Technology fields.

For the past three years, we received more job openings than the number of our graduates each year. For most recent job openings, please click here.