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Polytechnic Programs

Tinkerers, builders, and experimenters—your curiosity can change the future.

Every new gadget began as an innovative idea, a fleeting curiosity that became a perpetual thought that begged to be brought to life. Big and small. Recreational to life changing. It all starts with that spark of curiosity.

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A.S. in Industrial Engineering Technology 

By getting an associate degree in industrial engineering technology, you’ll acquire the basic communication and practical engineering skills you need for entry-level IET positions. Once you graduate, you’ll also be eligible to enter the B.S. program.

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Program Highlights

  • The ability to use, organize, and interpret scientific data  
  • Experience with designing, planning, and supervising
  • The ability to apply theories and principles of science and math
  • Support from the Mastodon community
  • A prestigious Purdue degree


This program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.




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Requirements and Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive curriculum and diverse requirements will challenge you to go further than you ever imagined. Check out what you can expect as you advance through our program.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this degree, students will be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:

  • Apply knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline
  • Design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to the discipline
  • Apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-defined technical and nontechnical environments; identify and use appropriate technical literature
  • Conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments; analyze and interpret the results
  • Function effectively as a member of a technical team
Next stop: a successful future.
  • Architect
  • Computer Systems Engineer
  • Construction Engineer
  • Electrical Power Engineer
  • Engineering Manager
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Product Developer and Tester
  • Project Manager
  • Quality Engineer