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  • Online MS in Engineering Technology 

    **This program is not accepting applications at this time.**

    The Master 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. 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. Lunal Khuon is an associate clinical professor for the undergraduate and graduate Engineering Technology programs. His areas of expertise include integrated circuits and wireless, analog, and biomedical electronics. Dr. Khuon earned a doctoral degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and master's and bachelor's degrees in electrical engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He has previously held design and system positions at Texas Instruments, IBM, Hughes Electronics, and Motorola.
    • 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.

    Drexel University offers a variety of Graduate Minors that can be added to any master's degree program.
    State restrictions may apply to some programs.


    This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.

    Core Courses  
    EGMT 571 Engineering Statistics 3.0
    EGMT 610 Ethics & Business Practices for Engineers 3.0
    ET 610 Networks for Industrial Environments 3.0
    ET 615 Rapid Prototyping and Product Design 3.0
    ET 619 Programmable Devices and Systems 3.0
    ET 620 Microsystems and Microfabrication 3.0
    ET 681 Nanomaterials and Nanoengineering 3.0
    ET 725 Sensors and Measurement Systems 3.0
    ET 732 Modern Energy Conversion Technologies 3.0
    Electives 9.0
    Select three of the following:  
    EGMT 572
    Statistical Data Analysis  
    ET 605
    Materials for Emerging Technologies  
    ET 635
    Engineering Quality Methods  
    ET 675
    Reliability Engineering  
    ET 685
    Precision Manufacturing  
    ET 730
    Lean Manufacturing Principles  
    ET 733
    Renewable Energy Technology  
    ET 755
    Sustainable and Green Manufacturing  
    PROJ 501
    Introduction to Project Management  
    SYSE 685
    Systems Engineering Management  
    Capstone Course (Taken three times)
    ET 775
    Master's Project and Thesis in Engineering Technology  
    Total Credits 45.0

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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 Completing Your Application 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 (academic or professional)
    • 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 0-1 is $0 per credit.

    For the academic year 2024-2025, students enrolled in an online graduate academic program will be charged a graduate online program fee of $125 per year.

    • This program is eligible for Financial Aid.
    • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University AlumniMilitary members, and members of our Partner Organizations
      • These rates apply only to new online students and students being readmitted.
      • Tuition rates are subject to increase with the start of each academic year in the fall term.
      • All students must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
      • 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

    2023-2024 Academic Year


    Classes Begin

    Classes End

    Exams Begin

    Exams End

    Fall 2023

    September 26, 2023

    December 9, 2023

    December 11, 2023

    December 16, 2023

    Winter 2024

    January 8, 2024

    March 16, 2024

    March 18, 2024

    March 23, 2024

    Spring 2024

    April 1, 2024

    June 8, 2024

    June 10, 2024

    June 15, 2024

    Summer 2024

    June 24, 2024

    August 31, 2024

    September 3, 2024

    September 7, 2024


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