About Engineering Technology

Engineering Technology vs. Engineering:

What's the Difference?

Engineering Technologists

  • Coordinating people, material, and machinery to achieve the specific goals of a particular project
  • Responsible for design and development
  • Engineering Technology undergraduate programs focus on application



  • Plan, design and construct technical devices and systems
  • Develop technological innovations
  • Engineering undergraduate programs include more mathematics work and higher-level mathematics than technology programs and focus heavily on theory