The Department of Engineering Technology (ET) provides programs designed to develop leaders in industry and society as a whole by providing a quality education to students that is application-oriented and connected to the needs of regional and global businesses.
The Industrial Engineering Technology program at Missouri Southern will produce graduates who:
The Engineering Technology department offers the following programs:
Business and industry desperately need graduates who have the skills to improve productivity, reduce costs, and increase quality of products and services so they can remain competitive in the global economy.
In fact, Ralph A. Brigham, the former President of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) warns that more graduates are needed in Technology and Engineering:
"NACE recognizes that the United States currently faces a talent crisis which, if unaddressed, has dire implications for the economic well-being of this country."
"Not enough young people are studying for and preparing to enter the critical fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)."