Mission Statement

Engineering Division Mission Statement

The Engineering Division of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown shares and supports the mission of UPJ.  The mission of the Engineering Technology Division is to: 


  • Provide each student with a high quality, interdisciplinary, ABET accredited, baccalaureate engineering technology education, emphasizing engineering and scientific fundamentals
  • Provide each student with experiences in the application of current tools and professional practices stressing analysis, design, development and management principles
  • Instill in each student an appreciation for the roles of collaboration, lifelong learning, ethical standards, and diversity in solving technological problems of industry and society
  • Instill in each student the desire to become a contributing member of their community and profession
  • Ensure graduates have the requisite leadership, communication and technical skills to compete in the regional, national and global marketplace
  • Be a technical resource for regional businesses and industries