What can I do with my INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY degree?

Employers of Industrial Technology Majors

  • Manufacturing Industries
  • Engineering Firms
  • Industrial Design Consulting Firms
  • Construction Companies
  • Government Agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Retail Organizations
  • Public Utility Companies
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Industrial Sales Companies

Related Occupations for Industrial Technology Majors

Some of these occupations may require additional education at Graduate or Professional schools. For information on qualifications and career specifics consult the Occupational Outlook Handbook or other career resources. Also, take advantage of career counseling offered by the Center for Student Excellence.


Project Supervisor or Manager

Cost Estimator

Quality Assurance Technician


Quality Control Technician

Electronics Technician

Robotics Technician

Industrial Automated Systems

Safety Coordinator

Industrial Designer

Safety Engineer

Materials & Processes

Safety Supervisor

Operations Manager

Sales Representative


Site Supervisor

Personnel Manager



Time Study Analyst

Production Manager

Vocational Teaching



Preparing for a Job in Industrial Technology

  1. Obtain good computer, communication and organizational skills.

  2. Pursue an internship, co-op, or field placement.

  3. Obtain math skills.

  4. Develop analytical skills.

  5. Attend trade shows for updates on new technology.

  6. Obtain safety certification if offered at university.

  7. For design firms need creativity, imagination, and knowledge of CAD.



Links for Industrial Technology Majors

Contact Information

Department of Industrial Technology
Fayard Hall, Room 307
Tel: 985-549-2189