College of Technology
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.
Wilmington University's College of Technology programs include courses that employ an appropriate balance of theory and practice in state-of-the-art labs, classrooms and studios. We developed our programs for students who plan to work in animation and 3D, computer science, cybersecurity, game development, information technology fields, photography, video and film production or web or graphic design. Design-related careers include, among others, the areas of game design and development, 3D animation, marketing, photography and graphic design. Video and Film Production careers encompass film, television programming, video games and a host of other entertainment mediums. The Computer Science degree provides comprehensive technical knowledge with leading-edge systems development tools and programming software, and artificial intelligence. 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.
The College of Technology programs design addresses a wide range of career needs surrounding the information systems field, cybersecurity, digital media and video and film production industries. The diversity of activities and occupations within these professions establishes the foundation for formal training. Constant evolution of 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.
Epsilon Pi Tau Honor Society/Delta Lambda Chapter
Epsilon Pi Tau is the leading international honor society for technology. Epsilon Pi Tau, established in 1929, recognizes academic excellence of students in fields devoted to the study of technology and the preparation of practitioners for the technology professions. The Delta Lambda Chapter of Wilmington University was created in 2012 and the annual induction ceremony takes place each fall semester.
The induction ceremony recognizes the academic achievement of College of Technology students who are in their junior or senior year, or have completed their certificate. Membership is by invitation only, for students who are in good standing, meet the minimum credit requirements, and have a minimum GPA of 3.85 for graduate programs and 3.5 for undergraduate programs.
For more information about the Delta Lambda Chapter of Epsilon Pi Tau, contact the College of Technology.
The Office of Experiential Learning takes a 360 degree approach to experiential learning. Whether you come to Wilmington University with a vast amount of professional experience and are awarded Credit for Prior Learning (CPL), or you participate in a Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) opportunity (Internships or Cooperative Education) embedded in your curriculum for credit, we provide a pathway to completing your degree.
This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2018-2019 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2018 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.