Automotive Engineering Technology Mission

The mission of the Automotive Engineering Technology (AET) degree program at Minnesota State University, Mankato, is to provide a broad-based education for graduates to enter globally competitive automotive careers to serve the citizens of Minnesota, and the world by...

  • providing the highest quality education to prepare application-oriented graduates for a broad range of career opportunities in product research, design, development, and technical sales environments;
  • encouraging and supporting faculty and students to engage in scholarly research and activities through partnerships with government, industry, and other constituencies that support effective and ethical transfer of technology;
  • equipping or developing access to state of the art equipment, facilities, and methodologies, along with faculty expertise to benefit AET students; and
  • broadening access to the program for diverse populations and support of K-12 pipeline development.