technical-full Engineering & Applied Technology
Shape the Future

Engineering is a mindset, as much as it is a skillset. You learn to understand complex processes, and thus how the world works. And then, you gain the ability to change it.

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Create Change

“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs

Technology shapes our lives, and you can be among those who take us all in a new direction. Master technical skills when you complete one of NOVA’s Engineering & Applied Technology programs. Just as importantly, you’ll learn skills like problem-solving, project management, innovation and forward-thinking, which can translate into nearly any field.

Make the Smart Choice

  • Transfer is not always the goal, but transfer resources are available for students interested in applying to senior institutions.

  • Although general requirements may be transferred from other institutions, specific math and science requirements must be fulfilled at NOVA.

Cutting Edge Careers

With a degree in Engineering & Applied Technology, your skills will be in demand, in Virginia and, around the world.

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  • Data Center Operator

  • Electro-mechanical Technician

    Electro-mechanical technicians combine knowledge of mechanical technology with knowledge of electrical and electronic circuits. They operate, test, and maintain unmanned, automated, robotic, or electromechanical equipment.

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  • Industrial Engineering Technicians

    Industrial engineering technicians assist industrial engineers in devising efficient systems that integrate workers, machines, materials, information, and energy to make a product or provide a service.

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Discover Your Passion

Engineering majors have a lot of options. Find the path that is best for you.

Engineering Technology, A.A.S.

It takes an Engineering Technologist to take theoretical concepts and turn them into practical solutions.

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Automotive Technology, A.A.S.

With advances in radar technology, computer-controlled systems, and alternative fuel sources, the field gets more interesting every day.

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Want More About a Future in Engineering?

Every engineer knows the value of a solid plan. Get in touch with an advisor today, and let’s start planning your future.

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