Online M.S. in Engineering Technology

Online Master of Science in Engineering Technology

The University of Maine’s 100% online M.S. in Engineering Technology applies numerous aspects of the engineering technological spectrum to develop marketable skills that meet the demands of the modern workforce. Students explore product management, industrial practices, and engineering technology operation functions with a flexible format designed for working professionals.

Students can choose between concentrations: Surveying Engineering Technology and Electrical Engineering Technology to dive deeper into developing specific skills integrated with the needs of industry.


The M.S. in Engineering Technology consists of 6 credits of applied field experience, 3 credits of advanced project management, and 21 credits of Surveying Engineering Technology or Electrical Engineering Technology electives. Students must pick a concentration area in either Electrical Engineering Technology or Surveying Engineering Technology.

Applied Field Experience

The following course is required (6 credits): 

  • GEE 694: Professional Science Masters in Engineering and Business Internship (6 credits)

Project Management

The following course is required (3 credits):

  • ENM 586: Advanced Project Management (3 credits)

Electrical Engineering Technology Concentration

Select 7 courses from the following (21 credits) with at least 4 courses (12 credits) being EET courses:

  • EET 405: Fundamentals of Engineering: Electrical and Computer (3 credits)
  • EET 422: Power Systems Analysis (3 credits)
  • EET 423: Protective Relay Applications (3 credits)
  • EET 486: Project Management (3 credits)
  • EET 514: Printed Circuit Board Design (3 credits)
  • EET 515: Automation and Integration (3 credits)
  • EET 560: Renewable Energy and Electricity Production (3 credits)
  • EET 584: Engineering Economics (3 credits)
  • MET 440: Lean Six Sigma (3 credits)
  • MET 475: Fuel Science and Technology (3 credits)
  • SVT 475: Small Business Management (3 credits)

Other 400-level (or above) courses may be taken with faculty approval.

Graduate School Learning Outcomes

For more information about the Electrical Engineering Technology courses, contact John Allen, Program Coordinator, at

Surveying Engineering Technology Concentration

Select 7 courses from the following (21 credits) with at least 4 courses (12 credits) being SVT courses:

  • GIS 400: Geographic Information Systems II (4 credits) (Fall)
  • GIS 420: Remote Sensing and Image Analysis (4 credits) (Fall)
  • SIE 509: Principles of Geographic Information Systems (3 credits) (Fall)
  • SVT 437: Practical GPS (3 credits) (Spring)
  • SVT 475: Small Business Management (3 credits) (Fall and Spring)
  • SVT 501: Advanced Adjustment Computations (3 credits) (Fall)
  • SVT 511: Geodetic U.S. Public Land Survey Computations (3 credits) (Fall)
  • SVT 512: Advanced Survey Law (3 credits) (Spring)
  • SVT 513: Advanced Studies in Boundary Law (3 credits) (Fall)
  • SVT 531: Advanced Digital Photogrammetry (3 credits) (Spring)
  • SVT 532: Survey Strategies in Use of Lidar (3 credits) (Spring)
  • SVT 541: Geodesy (3 credits) (Spring)
  • SVT 542: Applied Hydrographic Surveying (3 credits) (Spring)
  • SVT 598 Special Topics in Surveying Engineering Technology (3 credits) (Fall and Spring)

Graduate School Learning Outcomes

For more information about the Surveying Engineering courses, contact Ray Hintz, Program Coordinator, at



  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering, engineering technology, surveying, math, physics, or equivalent from an accredited program
  • A minimum of a 2.5 GPA (3.0 or higher preferred)

Application Materials

When you are ready to apply, please first review these application instructions, then submit the following:

  • Online application
  • Current resume or CV
  • Official academic transcripts
  • One letter of recommendation
  • 300-500 word essay based on the following prompt

Contact Us

Have questions about earning your M.S. in Engineering Technology online with UMaine? Contact a UMaineOnline advisor at 207.581.5858 or



According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of electrical and electronics engineers is projected to grow 3% from 2021 to 2031, with about 20,100 openings per year. The median annual wage for electrical and electronics engineers was $100,420 in May 2021, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $41,950.


The key faculty for this program have extensive experience in engineering and business giving them the practical knowledge needed to grow your skills as an engineering leader. To learn more about the faculty, visit or

NC-SARA Statement

This program will prepare students to be eligible for licensure within the State of Maine. Visit the UMS State Authorization & Licensure page to learn more about the licensure requirements in other states and territories, in addition to the contact information needed to inquire further into the licensure requirements associated with this program.

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