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Engineering Technology

What is Engineering Technology?

Engineering technology education focuses primarily on the applied aspects of science and engineering aimed at preparing graduates for practice in that portion of the technological spectrum closest to product improvement, manufacturing, robotics, unmanned systems, and engineering operational functions.

Students work with a robot in an NMC engineering technology courseThe NMC Engineering Technology degree offers students a broad-based curriculum across all areas of technical education, preparing the graduates for emerging job markets and highly technical fields. The program is designed to allow students to focus on areas of interest or specialize in one of seven technical specializations: Computers, Electronics, Photonics, Marine, Robotics & Automation, Unmanned Aerial Systems, and Unmanned Ground Vehicles.

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Program Start

Fall 2016 – enrolling now.

Areas Of Emphasis

  • Marine vehicles and instrumentation
  • Marine data processing and management
  • Marine acoustics and sonar platforms
  • Project planning and management

Careers

  • Marine mapping and hydrography
  • Marine construction
  • Marine exploration
  • Marine science and research
  • Environmental monitoring

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Questions?

Contact Heather Robinson at hrobinson@nmc.edu or (231) 995-1300.

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