College of Technology

Overview

Programs in the College of Technology have been developed for those students wishing to work in information technology fields, cybersecurity, video and motion graphics, and multimedia design. Design-related careers include, among others, the areas of Game Design and Development, 3-D animation, marketing, photography and graphic design. Video and Motion Graphics careers encompass film, television programming, video games and a host of other entertainment mediums. The Applied Technology degrees provide a unique opportunity for those who have prior training or experience in the field of technology.  With this degree, students may receive college credit for previous knowledge gained and then design a customized, flexible degree program that is tailored to individual career goals. Information Technology related careers include Project Leader/Manager, Software Developer, Systems Analyst, Database Specialist, E-commerce Analyst, Network Specialist, Cybersecurity Specialist, Information Security Analyst, and Information Assurance and Computer Forensics Specialist, among many others. The United States Department of Labor statistics reports a demand for Information Technology professionals across all industry segments with an emphasis on cybersecurity. Wilmington University’s College of Technology programs include courses that are taught using an appropriate balance of theory and practice in state-of-the-art labs, classrooms and studios.

Mission

The mission of the College of Technology is to provide an experiential learning environment that fosters collaboration, engagement, innovation and personal growth.  Our programs blend real-world experiences with practical application preparing students for premier career opportunities and advancement within the information technology field.

Epsilon Pi Tau Honor Society/Delta Lambda Chapter

Epsilon Pi Tau is an international honor society that encourages academic excellence of students in fields devoted to the general study of technology and the preparation of practitioners for the technology professions. It recognizes and provides services to students in degree and certificate programs in accredited higher education institutions offering associate through doctoral degree programs.

The honor society provides recognition of individuals for achievement and leadership, and is a medium for professional development. Membership in Epsilon Pi Tau is open to technology students and professionals with careers in technology. Students are considered for membership in this International Honorary Society because of their academic excellence. Only those individuals who have shown scholastic success are considered.

For more information about the Delta Lambda Chapter of Epsilon Pi Tau, contact the chair of your College of Technology degree program.

General Purpose

The College of Technology programs are designed to address a wide range of career needs surrounding the information systems field, cybersecurity, in multimedia design and in the video and motion graphics industries. The diversity of activities and occupations within these professions establishes the foundation for formal training. Rapidly changing technology requires curriculum that is concurrent with industry. While preparing students to become competent, competitive, adaptive and able to work well in teams, our programs include the latest tools and concepts. The importance of these personal design and communication skills and of the knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with emerging technologies and information resources is reflected in the various programs through emphasis on “core skills”, all of which are fully integrated into practical, hands-on assignments.