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About Us

The College of Technology was established in 1980 and while the college is housed primarily in Sill and Roosevelt Halls, courses are taught in many other buildings on the Eastern Michigan University campus and at several off campus sites. The College consists of 1800 undergraduate and 450 graduate students and over 50 tenure track faculty in four schools and the Military Science department. Read a message from our Dean.

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The College of Technology cultivates the intellectual and personal growth of diverse individuals through research-informed education and diverse programs that emphasize practical application of scientific knowledge.

  • COT fosters a welcoming, collaborative environment between students, faculty, industry, professions and the community.
  • COT programs emphasize innovative, interdisciplinary relationships between theory and practice in a global economy.
  • COT graduates technologically knowledgeable lifelong learners and problem solvers, who strive to improve organizations, communities, and societies – locally and globally.


We will be a world-class model for educating graduates who are ready to begin or advance their professional careers through a collaborative, project-focused, interdisciplinary education in applied technology, management and design.
We will strengthen and expand partnerships with industry, professions and the global community in our teaching, service and scholarly activities.

Eastern Michigan University Mission

EMU enriches lives in a supportive, intellectually dynamic and diverse community. Our dedicated faculty balance teaching and research to prepare students with relevant skills and real world awareness. We are an institution of opportunity where students learn in and beyond the classroom to benefit the local and global communities.

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