Aviation Technology is focused on providing the education and skills necessary to create and build airworthy machines, manage all facets of the aviation industry, and safely pilot planes for a variety of consumers.
The Department of Building Construction Management focuses on providing the education and skills necessary to groom industry leaders. The education and research conducted at Purdue affects the safety and quality of all built environments.
As more data and information become accessible from individual computers and across networks, the need for information technology experts continues to grow.
The technology of computer graphics is used in some form by nearly every industry in the world. The department offers a variety of degree options to prepare students to be practitioners and managers of an array of computer graphics related jobs. Faculty also lead advanced research projects that improve products, processes and performance.
Engineering technology graduates impact the design and manufacturing of products we use every day – from canned goods to computers, diapers to digital cameras, and fitness trackers to fuel-efficient vehicles.
From tackling global challenges to implementing more efficient systems, leaders in the 21st century need to be able to think critically and creatively, work as part of a team, and be open to new technologies and their uses.