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NJIT creates School of Applied Engineering and Technology

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The School of Applied Engineering and Technology will include 10 bachelor's degree programs.
The School of Applied Engineering and Technology will include 10 bachelor's degree programs. - ()

The New Jersey Institute of Technology is creating the School of Applied Engineering and Technology within the university’s Newark College of Engineering, it announced Tuesday.

Designed to meet spiraling demand in the job market for applied engineering technologists in industries reliant upon production, manufacturing, process control and instrumentation, the new school will emphasize internships, co-ops and apprenticeships within private industry and government, according to NJIT. Makerspace at NJIT will provide additional opportunities for students to design and develop technology-driven devices.

The School of Applied Engineering and Technology will include 10 baccalaureate degree programs in engineering technology, including mechanical engineering technology, electrical engineering technology, manufacturing engineering technology, construction management technology and concrete industry management. The new school will be home to a four-year general engineering program culminating with a bachelor’s of science degree.

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David Hutter

David Hutter


David Hutter grew up in Darien, Conn., and covers higher education, transportation and manufacturing for NJBIZ. He can be reached at dhutter@njbiz.com.

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