Why study engineering at Illinois State University?

Build your engineering skills so you can build for the future. Illinois State's Department of Technology offers career-oriented engineering technology, project management, quality management and analytics, and training and development programs that can lead to the advancement of our technical and physical world.

  • Caterpillar funded our Department of Technology's $1.2 million state-of-the-art integrated manufacturing laboratory. The manufacturing lab features 10 automated work stations, each with an industrial robot. We keep class sizes to about 20-24 students so that you can get the most out of your labs and experiential opportunities.
  • The majority of programs within the Department of Technology are STEM-designated, allowing graduates up to three years of work eligibility in the US after graduation.
  • Caterpillar, General Motors, Motorola or TEK Systems are just a few companies that have hired our Department of Technology graduates.

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