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Engineering Technology Management

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As engineering challenges become increasingly complex and intersect areas of expertise, the world needs qualified engineering leadership to manage technological and human solutions. Engineering and business leadership: perhaps you find both worlds interesting and motivating. If so, the Engineering Technology Management (ETM) program at SVSU may be for you. In this interdisciplinary program, learn the skills and knowledge at the intersection of engineering technology, management, and business studies. Understand modern industrial practices and enhance your leadership and management abilities. Develop your knowledge of good business practices, ethics, and industrial workplace communication skills. Pursue your passion in this field and prepare in the ETM program at SVSU to perform at the interface of engineering and business.

Cardinal Points

  • Interdisciplinary program. You will take courses in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Management, among other disciplines.


  • Apply your engineering or technology Associate degree from a Michigan community college toward the ETM degree. See the complete list of pre-approved programs for additional information.


  • Discover a career path to opportunities in an array of fields, such as Manufacturing, Assembly line, Automotive, Chemical Processing, Petroleum industries, Electrical & Computer, Industrial Engineering, Materials Engineering.


This four-year (Bachelor of Science) interdisciplinary program focuses on teaching the core areas of foundation and engineering, along with industrial practices, leadership, and management. You will learn the technical language of engineering, engineering concepts, and engineering processes. The courses in this program are to be taken with very careful attention to the prerequisites. Ultimately, you will gain wide-ranging foundational knowledge that balances the theoretical and practical, learning best practices as well as adaptability and creative problem solving in managing a business, leading a team in effective collaborative and cross-functional work, and much more.

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Key Electives

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Alternative Majors/Minors

Our Students After Graduation...


Nexteer Automotive
Dow Inc.
General Motors Company

Graduate Programs

Lawrence Technological University

Career Opportunities

Assembly line
Chemical Processing
Electrical & Computer
Industrial Engineering
Materials Engineering

  • 4% projected job growth for the employment of mechanical engineers through 2028. (U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • $115,220 is the median yearly pay for an aerospace engineer in the U.S. (U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • A degree in this field from SVSU will open up plenty of new exciting career opportunities for you in any engineering discipline. Land a job working in aerospace, biosystems engineering, biomedical, chemical, environmental, and much more and you could get employed by a company like NASA, aircraft companies, automotive, manufacturing, design, supervision, research firms, equipment design firms, and others.  There is no shortage of career possibilities with a degree in ETM.

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