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B.S. Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology Concentration

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This program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Program overview

The EMET program enables graduates of electrical, mechanical, electro-mechanical, and similar associate degree engineering technology programs to complete their bachelor's degree in Applied Science with a major in Engineering Technology, and an Electro-Mechanical concentration. 

Courses for the EMET program are offered at Miami University's regional locations in Hamilton and Middletown and also via distance learning at 10 selected college partner locations in Ohio.

What classes would I take?

The curriculum focuses on electro-mechanical instrumentation and process control. This field incorporates elements of both electrical and mechanical engineering technology.

The electrical component of the curriculum includes course work in areas such as

  • computerized instrumentation
  • data acquisition, and
  • electrical control systems.

The mechanical component consists of traditional engineering sciences including

  • fluid mechanics, and
  • dynamics.

See Miami University's General Bulletin for core program requirements for this degree.

Integration of the electrical and mechanical components takes place through courses that emphasize the development and control of automated industrial systems through the use of artificial intelligence, graphical user interface, and electro-mechanical systems design.

Upon successful completion of the program the student will be awarded the Bachelor of Science in Applied Science degree with a major in Engineering Technology. 

Course Flow Diagram

Course flow diagram helps the students to establish a pathway toward graduating, by showing the courses that need to be taken, pre-requisite courses, the semesters that courses need to be taken, and additional information. To get a latest copy of the course flow diagram, please contact Prof. Mert Bal

EMET Course List

Please check our course list page.

What can I do with this major? 

Graduates of the program are engineering technologists prepared to fill industrial positions in areas directly related to process control, electronic instrumentation, testing, manufacturing, sales, and service. Typical engineering technologist's duties may include analysis and design of process control equipment, laboratory testing services, product sales and service, applications engineering, and the development of systems that require a hardware/software interface. 

Local Job Statistics

According to the 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the state of Ohio employs over 5,000 people in electrical engineering-related positions. The Occupational Outlook Handbook forecasts national job growth for electrical and electronics engineering occupations to remain consistent.

Graduates with this degree are qualified for careers such as:

  • Electro-Mechanical Engineering Researcher
  • Electro-Mechanical Engineer Technician/Technologist
  • Electronical Engineer
  • Electronics Salesperson
  • Engineering Consultant
  • Hardware/Software Developer
  • Mechanical Drafter
  • Product Manufacturer/Engineer (computer, electronic, mechanical)
  • Production Worker
  • Graduate Degree pursuit in related areas

Top NACE* Employability Skills of focus in this degree program

  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Oral and Written Communications
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Information Technology Application
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism and Work Ethic
  • Career Management

Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes

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