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Engineering Technology

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Engineering Technology Degrees and Programs

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If you enjoy interacting with technology, figuring out how things work or executing creative problem solving or strategy games, an Engineering Technology (ET) degree may be for you. As technology evolves, so does the field of engineering technology

Our Engineering Technology programs are anchored with Tech Core, which is curriculum designed to help you build a foundation of interdisciplinary skills you’ll need for today’s Internet of Things (IoT) economy. You’ll learn relevant skills in operating systems, programming, hardware, connectivity and security – giving you a hands-on foundation in engineering technology, information technology and software and information systems.

You’ll also develop engineering technology focused skills like analyzing numerical data, designing solutions for technology-driven problems and deciphering user needs that can help you provide value wherever your tech career takes you. Find your niche in ET by honing your skills in machine learning, medical technology or renewable energy, or consider pursuing a general engineering tech option. 

Classes Start Monday, September 2, 2024
Our Programs

Explore our Engineering Technology Programs and Specializations

Engineering technology skills can be applied across a broad range of industries. 

Accreditation and Recognition Matter

Being accredited means we’ve met rigorous quality standards and are committed to giving you the education you deserve.


The Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET accredits postsecondary, degree-granting programs that meet their global standards for technical education. This is a global mark of quality that is respected by employers and professional associations within the Engineering Technology field.


Our Associate and Bachelor’s degree programs in Engineering Technology are accredited by The Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET (ETAC of ABET)

We're also proud that DeVry University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), The University’s Keller Graduate School of Management is included in this accreditation.

Why DeVry?

Why Choose DeVry University for Your Engineering Technology Degree?

At DeVry, we’re here for you from the moment you connect with us, to graduation day and beyond. 

Student Resources

We support you when and where you need it with 24/7 tutoring, e-library resources and course access via our online platform or mobile app. 

Career Services

Build your resume, explore job leads and networking opportunities and prep for interviews with the help of our Career Services team.


Explore our tuition rates and learn how you can apply to qualify for scholarships, grants and financial aid.1  

DeVry Care

See how we elevate your learning experience through our commitment to student care, 1:1 support and diversity. 

Experienced Faculty

With real-world experience in their field of study, our faculty use hands-on learning to create a dynamic classroom experience.  

90+ Years and Growing

Founded in 1931, we’ve awarded more than 300,000 degrees to individuals just like you who are ready to take the next step toward their future. 

About DeVry
Women+Tech Scholars Program™

Join a program of driven female students looking to make an impact in the field of science, technology, engineering and math. We’re proud to award up to $10 million in scholarships for women in tech who apply and qualify.2

Complimentary Laptop

You’ll get a complimentary laptop as part of your technology program.3 It’s our way of investing in your education—and you.

Certification Exam Reimbursement

Our Tech programs are designed with industry-recognized certifications in mind. Qualified students may receive up to a $300 reimbursement for the cost of one exam attempt across a wide range of certifications:

  • CompTIA A+

  • CompTIA Linux+

  • CompTIA ITF+

  • CompTIA Network+

  • CompTIA Cloud Essentials+
  • CompTIA Security+

  • PCEP Certified Entry Level Python Programmer  

*Other reimbursement may be applicable as well.

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Engineering Technology FAQs

What is Engineering Technology?

Engineering technology is a specialized discipline that focuses on the creation and usage of technologies and engineering, as well as applying practical engineering practices to address real world problems. Some of the concepts learned in an engineering technology degree may overlap with general engineering topic areas.

What is an engineering technology degree?

An engineering technology degree is a college-level credential that can be earned as an associate or bachelor's degree. Typically, the programs aim to help you understand how technologies are built, assembled, designed and implemented. In general, the courses in an engineering technology degree program help you learn to develop and design new technologies using engineering processes and practices.

What is the difference between an engineering and engineering technology degree?

A traditional engineering degree program is much more theoretical—mainly focused around research and development—and involves a higher level of math, whereas an engineering technology degree has a larger focus on the application of theories.

Which engineering technology degree should you earn?

When it comes to choosing between either an associate degree or a bachelor's degree in Engineering Technology, the best choice for you will depend on your specific background and career goals. An associate degree can help you learn foundational skills in the field and gain a credential more quickly. A bachelor's degree is a higher-level credential that will typically involve a deeper understanding of the elements of engineering technology.

You can take advantage of our stackable programs to leverage any qualifying credits earned during your Associate Degree in Engineering Technology program at DeVry by applying them toward our Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Technology programif you choose to continue your education at DeVry.

What type of education do you need for engineering technology?

To work in the engineering technology field, it can be helpful to earn a degree in engineering technology. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, engineering technologists typically need at least an associate degree.5 A bachelor's degree in engineering technology may prepare you to pursue more advanced employment opportunities in this field.

5Growth projected on a national level. Local growth will vary by location. BLS projections are not specific to DeVry University students or graduates and may include earners at all stages of their career and not just entry level.

Are there online engineering technology degrees?

Absolutely! In fact, you can earn your Associate in Engineering Technology or Bachelor's in Engineering Technology online right here at DeVry. Our online engineering technology degree programs can be a great way to further your education while allowing you to balance other commitments such as working or taking care of your family.

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1Students may participate in only one DeVry University-based scholarship, grant or group tuition benefit program at a time. Those who qualify for more than one program will be presumed to accept the program with the highest reduction in by- session cost. Students who qualify for and prefer a different tuition benefit program must confirm, in writing, the alternate program in which they wish to participate prior to starting classes at DeVry. Scholarship and grant terms and eligibility conditions are subject to change. Scholarships are available to those who apply and qualify. Click here for more information.
2For a complete list of eligibility requirements for the Women+Tech Scholarship, visit our Scholarships page.
3One complimentary laptop is provided to students enrolled in the Associate in Information Technology and Networking, Associate in Engineering Technology, Associate in Cybersecurity and Networking, Bachelor’s in Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s in Software Development, Bachelor’s in Engineering Technology, Bachelor’s in Cybersecurity and Networking and Bachelor’s in Computer Information Systems. The laptop is issued during the student’s second session. Certain restrictions apply.
4At the time of application to the next credential level, an evaluation of qualifying transfer credit will occur and the most beneficial outcome will be applied. Future programmatic changes could impact the application of credits to a future program. Refer to the academic catalog for details.
5Growth projected on a national level. Local growth will vary by location. BLS projections are not specific to DeVry University students or graduates and may include earners at all stages of their career and not just entry level.