Rockford, Illinois


Northern Illinois University
Bachelor of Science in Technology

The NIU technology program provides a combination of hands-on, technical skills and a sound management base.

Building on an Associate of Applied Science degree, this program offers a core of management and supervision courses, plus a variety of technology and management electives. Graduates of the NIU technology program have the skills to enter – or improve their existing positions in – the industrial management or manufacturing fields.

NOTE: Students and working professionals who hold associate of arts (A.A.) or science (A.S.) degrees – or who have not yet earned a two-year degree – will also benefit from this program's offerings.

Students enrolled in the B.S. in Technology program – which has an emphasis in industrial technology – will enjoy these benefits:

  • Convenient evening, weekend, and online courses that allow working adults to pursue their degrees part-time.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and increased career options.
  • The latest technical knowledge from courses taught by NIU faculty and/or experts in the field.
  • A chance to learn from and network with others in their field.

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