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The department of Technology Management & Mechatronics (TMM) seamlessly integrates two distinct, yet complementary disciplines.  Technology Management degrees prepare students for business and technical success to manage, plan, implement, evaluate, and control technical and organizational resources which create value, innovation, and competitive advantage, through engaged learning.  Mechatronics degrees prepare student to design, produce and manage complex computer-controlled electromechanical systems. 

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Gavin McLaren, B.S. Technology Management (2024)


Technology Management

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Advanced Manufacturing

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Become a leader enrolling in the 100% online ms-etm program

The Master of Science in Engineering and Technology Management (MS-ETM) degree program is designed for working professionals.  Graduate students take flexible, part-time online courses over five semesters, finishing the MS-ETM degree in as few as 20 months.

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Faculty Spotlight

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Message from the department Chair

"Thank you for your interest in Technology Management & Mechatronics.  Many opportunities for high-demand and high-paying careers are available. Technology managers and Mechatronics technologists/engineers are professional leaders who     typically coordinate large-scale projects using both technical and managerial skill sets. Innovation management is the future of technology managers. We teach management processes for a technical world.

Students from a wide variety of technical backgrounds are encouraged to enroll."

Dr. Susan L. Thackeray, Department Chair

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Salaries & Job Outlook

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Median annual salary for Management occupations (B.S.)

(From the US Bureau of Labor Statistics)

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Median annual salary for Mechatronics occupations (A.A.S.)

(From the US Bureau of Labor Statistics)


The number of management job openings projected each year.

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Mechatronics technologists operate, test, and maintain unmanned, automated, robotic, or electromechanical equipment.

Awards & Showcase

Lumos Project

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Entrepreneur Greg Little, in partnership with UVU Mechatronics students, is developing a family fun center featuring virtual reality games and laser tag, with an innovative ticket redemption system with an animated display. The Lumos Project resulted in the creation of the center's machines.

Tech 1050

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TECH 1050 manufacturing students and TM faculty recently visited the Boeing Salt Lake City Airport facility learning how the carbon fiber horizontal tail section produced in West Jordan is made. Site hosts included manufacturing engineers Austin Loveless and Josh Barlow.

Intro to Manufacturing

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The Introduction to Manufacturing Processes and Systems class toured Weir Minerals in Salt Lake City, a facility that begins with raw rubber (in the form of sap from the rubber tree and synthetically made rubber). They transform raw rubber sap into black-cured rubber products for the mining industry.

Student Resources

TMM Student Resources

From tutoring to scholarships and everything in between, you can find it all on the TMM Student Resources page.

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TMM Internships

Visit the CET internships page for TMM, or talk to the CET Internship Advisor Stacey Brown.

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Excellence & Innovation Initiative

UVU’s Excellence and Innovation Initiative (e2i) is designed to give students real-world problem-solving opportunities by working on projects that matter. 

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