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  • MS in Engineering Technology 


    The Master's of Science in Engineering Technology uses a professional, multi-disciplinary approach to graduate education through team and project-oriented coursework. The accredited program focuses primarily on the applied aspects of the technological spectrum closest to product development and improvement, industrial practices, and engineering technology operation functions. Drexel's online graduate degree provides flexibility for graduate students who want to expand their knowledge in advanced engineering technology courses.

    The accredited MS in Engineering Technology serves as an excellent platform for advanced level practitioners to develop marketable skills that meet evolving workforce demands. The program is especially suited for students seeking professional development and the opportunity for unlimited career advancement, including managerial positions.

    Program Features

    • Quality - Graduates are able to successfully apply concepts and skills developed in a variety of technical and professional disciplines including materials properties, energy conversion technologies, green manufacturing, rapid prototyping, quality control, and computer applications to improve production processes and techniques
    • Career-Oriented - Practicing professionals will be able to update knowledge and skills based on the latest technological developments in the industrial environment
    • Highly Interactive Format - Drexel's acclaimed online e-Learning method is designed to challenge and engage students while remaining convenient for working professionals

    Outstanding Faculty

    • Dr. Radian Belu - Research interests in power system control, stability and protection, renewable energy, power electronics for renewable energy systems, power quality, electromagnetic compatibility, radar and radio propagation, wave and turbulence modeling and simulation, electric machine design for renewable energy, and electromagnetic compatibility.
    • Dr. Richard Chiou - Education and research emphasis includes mechatronics, Internet-based robotics and automation, and remote sensors and monitoring. Dr. Chiou has secured many research and education grants from the NSF, the DoED, the SME Education Foundation, and industries.
    • Dr. Irina N. Ciobanescu Husanu is an assistant clinical professor for the undergraduate and graduate Engineering Technology programs. Her areas of expertise include thermal-fluid systems, and propulsion systems and their industrial applications. She earned a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Drexel University and an M.S. in aeronautical engineering from the Polytechnic University of Bucharest in Romania.
    • Dr. Yalcin Ertekin, associate clinical professor in the BS and MS programs in Engineering Technology, is an expert in the areas of Computer Aided Design (CAD) & Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM), and Design For Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA.) He earned several degrees in mechanical engineering and engineering management from the University of Missouri—Rolla and Istabul Technical University in Turkey.
    • Dr. Vladimir Genis - Designed and developed diagnostic and therapeutic equipment, including three U.S. patents, for medical applications and electronic systems for defense-related and industrial applications. Results of his research have been published in scientific journals and presented at national and international conferences.
    • Dr. Michael G. Mauk is an assistant clinical professor for the undergraduate and graduate Engineering Technology programs. His areas of expertise include photovoltaic solar cells and microfluidics. Mauk earned a doctoral degree in applied sciences from the University of Delaware, a master's degree in biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University, a master's degree in biochemistry from University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, and bachelor's degrees in chemical and electrical engineering from the University of Delaware.
    • Dr. Warren Rosen - Author of over 50 publications and conference proceedings, and the holder of five U.S. patents in computer networking and signal processing.

    State restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more.


    Core Courses 
    ET 605Materials for Emerging Technologies3.0
    ET 610Networks for Industrial Environments3.0
    ET 615Rapid Prototyping and Product Design3.0
    ET 619Programmable Devices and Systems3.0
    ET 620Microsystems and Microfabrication3.0
    ET 725Sensors and Measurement Systems3.0
    ET 732Modern Energy Conversion Technologies3.0
    PRST 503Ethics for Professionals3.0
    PRST 504Research Methods & Statistics3.0
    Select three of the following: 
    ET 635
    Engineering Quality Methods 
    ET 675
    Reliability Engineering 
    ET 730
    Lean Manufacturing Principles 
    ET 755
    Sustainable and Green Manufacturing 
    PROJ 501
    Introduction to Project Management 
    PRST 512
    Computing for Professionals 
    Capstone Course 9.0
    ET 775
    Master's Project and Thesis in Engineering Technology (3-credit course, taken 3 times.) 
    Total Credits45.0

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    Admissions Criteria

    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
    • Pre-requisite courses
      • Calculus I and II
      • Physics I and II (can be algebra-based)
      • DC Circuit Analysis
      • AC Circuit Analysis
      • Digital Electronics
      • Chemistry I
      • Statistics

    Required Documents

    With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission guide.

    • A completed application
    • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
    • Two professional letters of recommendation
    • Personal Essay of 500-750 words describing your interest in the program. Specifically, please discuss:
      • How the program relates to your previous educational activities
      • If changing course, why you are moving in a new direction with your educational goals
      • How the program relates to your current line of work
      • How you plan to apply the program to your future goals
    • Resume
    • Additional requirements for International Students


    The tuition rate for the academic year 2015-2016 is $1157 per credit.

    • This rate applies only to new online students.
      • Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
    • This program is eligible for Financial Aid.
    • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
    • Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.
    • When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.


    Academic Calendar

    Classes Begin 
    Classes End 
    Exams Begin 
    Exams End 

    Fall 2015     

    September 21, 2015

    December 5, 2015

    December 7, 2015

    December 12, 2015

    Winter 2016 

    January 4, 2016

    March 14, 2016

    March 15, 2016

    March 19, 2016

    Spring 2016 

    March 28, 2016

    June 6, 2016

    June 7, 2016

    June 10, 2016

    Summer 2016 

    June 20, 2016

    August 29, 2016

    August 30, 2016

    September 3, 2016

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