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Engineering Technology - Control Instrumentation B.S. Handout

Engineering Technology - Control and Instrumentation

What can I do with this major?

Related Career Titles

Search for potential careers/jobs with these position titles

  • Instrumentation Senior Analyst
  • Instrumentation and Controls Engineer
  • Process Control Engineer
  • Field Service Engineer
  • Control Systems Specialist
  • Analyzer Technician
  • Automation Controls Engineer
  • Instrumentation Specialist
  • System Integration Engineer
  • Biomedical Instrumentation Specialist
  • Automation Specialist
  • Telecom Field Engineer


Professional Organizations
Affiliate yourself with groups to network and learn about the field:

  • Instrument Systems and Automation (ISA) , Houston section
  • Association for Computing Machinery, UHD Chapter
  • Society of UHD Engineers
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

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Graduate School Considerations *Programs not offered at UHD

  • Master of Science in Data Analytics
  • Engineering* Master of Science in Technical Communication
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering*
  • Master of Science in Controls and Instrumentation
  • Master of Science in Computer Engineering*
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering*
  • Master of Science in Bioinformatics*

Community Partnerships

Research local organizations offering field experiences to students pursuing an Engineering Technology degree.

  • City Of Houston Public Works
  • BP
  • HNTB
  • Covestro
  • UHD Facilities Management
  • FMC Technologies
  • Anheuser-Busch
  • FMC Technologies


What is Control and Instrumentation Engineering Technology?

The focus of this Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology degree is the application of computer technology and modern electronics to industrial process control and instrumentation systems. Students meet the demands and requirements of the control and instrumentation industry by gaining practical training in computer technology, electrical/electronic systems, and communication systems.