Majors and Programs
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences: Industrial Technology
As an industrial technology major you will apply a systems-approach to technology management, which prepares you to plan, develop, coordinate, and evaluate materials, machines, methods, safety issues in a manufacturing and industrial environment. This is a hands-on curriculum with low student-to-faculty ratios and a team-based environment that will prepare you for a challenging and rewarding career. Key laboratories include fluid power hydraulics, biomaterials, biofuels, plastics, metals, manufacturing, automation/robotics, electronic controls, facilities planning, and lean manufacturing. Iowa State’s state-of-the-art facilities provide access to industry-standard hardware and software ensuring that you graduate with competitive, marketable skills. A degree in industrial technology will open doors to rewarding careers and employment in biotechnology companies, environmental organizations, food processing companies, manufacturing industries, government agencies, and insurance sector.
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