The College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA) prepares you to solve problems, meet design challenges, and create the future.
In CETA, we don’t just talk about being different, we prove it. You’ll have access to our expansive partnership networks, career-ready programming, and small class sizes.
With our industry-focused curriculum and close faculty mentoring, you’ll be well-prepared to launch a successful career or transition into our graduate programs.
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CETA’s degree programs in engineering, technology, and architecture provide you with a career-ready education, and multiple opportunities for innovation and real-world application. You will be mentored and challenged by distinguished professors with experience in business and industry—80 percent hold the highest degrees in their fields.
After just one semester at UHart, Jordaine Wisdom ’23 says he has found his new passion in robotics thanks to his participation in the CETA Design Expo his first semester. He chose to attend to UHart because of the small-sized classes and the ability to interact with his professors one-on-one. He says he was also drawn to the top class engineering program that the school offers. Now as a declared robotics engineering major, he is excited to continue working on improving his current projects and developing new skills in robotics.View More Success Stories
Vanessa Martin '22 left the Air Force five years ago to continue her education. She decided to pursue a career in electrical engineering at the University of Hartford, because of its "Convenient location and variety of programs and opportunities for students." She was featured in this video by Million Women Mentors CT Chapter in honor of National Engineers Week and Black History Month where she spoke about her experience in the military and why she chose the engineering field.Learn More About Our Career Ready Programs
Architectural Design + Technology
Andrew Peterson '20, M'21 was a graduate of the Architectural Design + Technology program in the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA) and continued his education at UHart to pursue his Master of Architecture degree (MArch). Peterson took advantage of many opportunities inside and outside the University. He was able to land three internships during his undergraduate years because of the skills he developed grew from his coursework. “UHart helped me by always challenging me to be the best designer that I could be,” he said.Learn About CETA's Graduate Programs
Audio Engineering Technology
Ella Telford ’21, was an audio engineering technology major, who accepted a full-time job at TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik shortly after graduation as a production technician. She interned with the company during her last semester which helped her land the opportunity. Telford has always really loved music, math, technology, anything involving patterns, and hands-on work. “Audio engineering technology really encompasses all of my passions in a way that I didn’t know was possible until I learned about the unique program at the University of Hartford.”Learn More About Our Career Ready Programs
CETA maintains strong, active partnerships with engineering and architecture firms throughout the region. These long-standing relationships provide you with practical, hands-on learning experiences and opportunities for research. And in a world where connections matter, you’ll gain access to internships and other placements that will grow your professional network while you’re still on campus.
UHart students and faculty also have access to research centers right here on campus, such as CETA’s Engineering Applications Center (EAC) and Center for Manufacturing and Metrology (CMM), which will provide you opportunities to work with hands-on equipment like nowhere else.
The College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA) Design Expo is a biannual event at the end of each semester, featuring innovative student projects and presentations. First-year students present after their first semester in the fall, sophomores present at the end of their second year in the spring, and seniors present their capstone design projects in the spring or fall.
Discover UHart's new undergraduate program in construction management + technology! This program aims to prepare students to fulfill the growing and expected demands for entry-level management positions in the construction industry.
Clara Fang, professor of civil engineering in UHart’s College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture, received a $238,000 research grant from the Connecticut Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration as lead investigator for the project, which is spanning two years.
The Master of Architecture Thesis Presentations were held on Friday, April 14, and the Department of Architecture is pleased to announce that Vivek Parekh is the winner of the 2023 Walter Harrison Thesis Award.
CETA offers numerous labs and studios to encourage project-based learning. The Hursey Center is our newest 60,000-square-foot academic building in the academic quad, housing new, specialized, and technology-rich facilities for our growing programs.