Engineering Technology

Austin Billedeaux industrial technology major

“This field of study could lead you to work on an oil rig, any type of production plant, or even doing cost analysis for a large-scale construction project. There are so many opportunities that come with this major — the options are endless, really.”

Meet Austin Billedeaux, engineering technology major

You should major in engineering technology if:

  • You want to work in industry but are also business-minded.
  • You’re a team player and work well with others.
  • You enjoy using practical knowledge and problem-solving skills to complete hands-on projects.

The engineering and technology management degree is a bridge between the worlds of technology and business. You will learn the technical skills to optimize industrial production, the business savvy to manage teams, and the design skills to creatively solve problems.

Our Department of Engineering Technology blends applied research, the newest technologies, and tried-and-true business practices so you are prepared for a career in fields ranging from education to the energy sector. 

Engineering Technology at UL Lafayette

What's Engineering Technology Like?

  • Lab work
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Research & presentations
    Rated 1 out of 3
  • Internships
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Writing
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Math
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Group work & collaboration
    Rated 3 out of 3
Top 10%

in the country

The College of Engineering is among the top 10 percent of the nation’s best undergraduate engineering programs by in 2019.

Life as an Engineering Technology Major