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Graduate Program

Welcome to the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology (CAEST) graduate program! The CAEST offers a program of graduate study leading to the Master of Technology degree.  The program, which provides advanced technical and management skills, meets the needs of the technical workforce in industry and business.  It also offers students flexibility in course selection to meet the diverse demands of careers in rapidly changing fields in a technology-based economy.

The objectives of the program are to:

1) Enhance proficiency in planning, organizing, decision making and management of technology and complex systems. 

2) Understand production and process control to improve quality, reliability and productivity in business, industry and government sectors. 

3) Apply and control the use of high technologies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of productive processes and systems in the workforce. 

4) Enhance problem-solving and creative-thinking skills in interdisciplinary settings. 

5) Contribute to applied research, development and outreach activities to foster economic development.

The Master of Technology degree program continues to be valuable for individuals currently working in a variety of fields, including aeronautics/aviation, computer engineering technology, computer technology, construction management, engineering and technology management, and manufacturing systems and mechatronics, and others who are looking to further their education.The degree is also ideal for students with an undergraduate degree who are seeking additional education before pursuing a career in various business, science, or technology areas.

The program provides flexibility to meet the needs of traditional and non-traditional students. Students will work with members of the college’s graduate faculty to design a significant portion of their curriculum.  In addition, many of the graduate courses are offered through distance learning and the Internet, making it easier for students juggling the responsibilities of family and work to pursue a graduate degree.

Please select the Master of Technology (MTEC) link for additional information on the MTEC program.   


Dr. John C. Duncan
Graduate Coordinator
College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology
Tel: 330-672-4029

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