College ofEngineering, Technology, and Architecture

Claim a life full of distinction.

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.

Areas of Study

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.


Theory, analysis, and design connected to industry needs.

CETA’s engineering programs emphasize theory and design, while allowing you to pursue your specific interests through a variety of majors and concentration like civil, environmental, biomedical, and mechanical engineering. You’ll graduate well-prepared for an engineering career and for continued study.


At the intersection of engineering and technology.

CETA’s engineering technology programs emphasize the hands-on application of theory in labs and studios supported by in-house specialists. With an understanding of operations and design, you’ll be well-prepared for a career that bridges the worlds of engineers and technicians.


Building better communities and cities.

When you study architecture at CETA, you’ll work with a diverse community of practitioners, scholars, and students dedicated to growing the profession’s knowledge base. You will also be engaged in architecture’s distinct ability to positively impact the environment.

Meet Our People

Karolina Pilip ’19

Computer Engineering

Karolina Pilip ’19 initially came to UHart as a recruit for D1 athletics. She has gained a valuable amount of experience through her active roles in the CETA Student Ambassadors & Leadership Society as well as a graduating member of IEEE Eta Kappa Nu, the International Electrical and Computer Engineering Honor Society. She is now working as a Software Engineer at Pratt & Whitney under the Control and Diagnostic Systems (CDS) department. A large part of her role is in product software design, specifically for military engines. In the coming years, she plans to return to school for a Master's Degree.


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Real World Industry Experience

Matthew Garneau ’19

Civil Engineering

Matthew Garneau ’19, vice president of the University’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders, completed his second trip to India during winter break to help Indian villages obtain clean water and power. With three other CETA students, he installed submersible pumps and power supply systems engineered and measured at the College.

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Continuing Education at UHart

Magic Santos ’19

Architectural Engineering Technology

Magic Santos ’19 has always prided herself in being incredibly active in my community. Throughout her time at UHart, she was involved in the Student Government Association, Residential Life, Red Key Society, Red Caps, and Hispanic & Latino Student Association. Before graduating, she completed three internships in design and construction. She is now pursuing a Masters in Architecture at UHart while working part-time as an Emerging Professional at TLB Architecture in Chester Connecticut.

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Next Stop: The Johnson Space Center

Stephen DeRosa ’19

Mechanical Engineering

Stephen DeRosa ’19, a mechanical engineering major with a robotics concentration is moving to Houston, TX to work at the Johnson Space Center on future robotic systems to be used in space exploration. Stephen credits the University’s Robotics Club for being home to some of his most valuable experiences at UHart. The club provided him an opportunity to work on multidisciplinary projects and learn skills needed to have a successful career in robotics.

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Research and Partnerships

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.

Two Architecture Students Awarded by CT Green Building Council

Andrew Petersen ’20, architectural design + technology major, and Randy Begin ’19, M’20, recent graduate of our architecture program pursuing his MArch, were recognized on October 3, 2019 by CT Green Building Council at their annual awards event.

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Two CETA Students Interning Together at Cerami & Associates

As acoustics interns at Cerami & Associates in New York City, Jack Breton ’21 and Nate Cromie ’20 are working with acoustical consultants on a variety of building projects.

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CETA Seniors Land Jobs Before Graduation

Lauren Gallagher ’19, an audio engineering technology major, is just one of many CETA seniors who have landed a job before graduation. Lauren is now working as an Electrical Engineer with Belcan, LLC. In her role, she handles projects for Aerospace companies. It was her internship at Telefunken Elektroakustik that helped her land the position. In addition, Lauren was also very involved at UHart—she was a Peer Tutor, a Red Cap Orientation Leader, a Red Key Tour Leader, Studio Assistant, Senior Senator, and member of Sigma Alpha Iota.

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Takafumi Asaki ’03, M’04

CETA graduate returns to UHart as faculty member after personable experience during his undergraduate and graduate studies.

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CETA Design Expo showcases student projects

Now in its fourth year, the CETA Design Expo gives students the opportunity to present their work to other students, faculty, staff, and industry leaders—some of whom participate as judges for the event.

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Career Ready

Beginning in their first year, College of Engineering, Technology, Architecture (CETA) students can get involved in projects supported by industry, solving real-world problems while helping people improve their work and home lives.

Students have access to our expansive partnership networks and career-ready programming, including career fairs, mock interviews, internships, and networking opportunities.

CETA graduates are ready to enter the professional world.

Inspiring change. Impacting tomorrow.