Engineering Technology

Engineering Technology

The Department of Engineering Technology is housed in the Kansas Technology Center on the Pittsburg State University  campus. Engineering Technology Programs are comprised of elements of the technological spectrum requiring scientific and engineering knowledge plus the operational methods and skills devoted to achieving practical purpose in support of product producing industries.

The phone number for the Engineering Technology Office is 620-235-4350

Phsical Address: 
W215 Kansas Technology Center
905 East Ford
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Mailing Address:
c/o Engineering Technology
Pittsburg State University
1701 S. Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762-7565

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The Pittsburg State University Engineering Technology Programs are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET,  ABET accreditation provides assurance that college or university programs meet the quality standards of the profession for which that program prepares graduates.

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This is a common question that many prospective students ask. To understand the difference and to help decide if PSU's Engineering Technology is a good choice for you, please read the PDF file below. The comparisons were taken in part from a brochure, "Mechanical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Technology, Which Path Will You Take", published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Changes have been made to apply the comparisons to undergraduate engineering programs and PSU Engineering Technology programs.

A Comparison of Engineering and Engineering Technology

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