Get a great career with an Engineering Technology degree.

What can you do with a degree in Engineering Technology?

Jobs for technical graduates are in high demand. All areas of the country are facing shortages of skilled technical people to fill these positions. Our degree gives you the opportunity to learn these skills and also be able to pursue work throughout the country. Based on our recent graduates, the starting salaries are at an all-time high for technical people. Current statistics indicate that the demand will only continue to increase.

After gaining your degree in Engineering Technology, you can expect to find employment in the construction field as a cost estimator, project manager, inspector or building designer. Positions in the manufacturing field could include the roles of supervisor, CAD designer, machine programmer or safety manager.

Here are a few careers that some of our graduates have pursued:

  • Engineering Technician - Daktronics Corporation - Brookings, SD
  • City Building Official - City of Spearfish - Spearfish, SD
  • Director of Computer Aided Design - Design Force Corporation - Denver, CO
  • Architectural Design Team Leader - Williams & Associates - Spearfish, SD
  • Coordinator-Used Equipment Sales - Wyoming Machinery Corporation - Casper, WY
  • Sound System Design Professional - Sound Sport Division of Daktronics Corporation - Brookings, SD



Alumni Success

"My education at BHSU has enabled me to succeed at my job at Daktronics by giving me exposure to all areas of industry ..." Learn more about B.J. Curtis and other Engineering Technology Alumni.