B.Sc. On Campus Online

General Engineering Technology

Old Dominion University

48 months
1032 USD/credit 30960 USD/year
1032 USD/credit 30960 USD/year
360 USD/credit 10800 USD/year
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The Bachelor of Science in General Engineering Technology at Old Dominion University with a major in general engineering technology (GET) is designed for students with military training and education in mechanical or electrical engineering technology.


Students obtain a concentration in electromechanical systems and a minor in engineering management. The degree program is included in the Navy College Program Distance Learning Partnership (NCPDLP), Air Force Associate's to Bachelor's Cooperative (A-B-C), Coast Guard Afloat Education, and Marine Corps Career College Program.

Program Goals

The goals of the General Engineering Technology program at Old Dominion University are fully supportive of the mission of the University and can be summarized as follows:

  • Provide broad-based engineering technology studies at the advanced level, combined with complementary engineering management studies.
  • Enhance a student's career progression in either the military or a civilian capacity.
  • Prepare graduates for positions in technical leadership or management that require knowledge of technology, as well as the ability to manage personnel and projects of an engineering nature.
  • Provide a general education to improve the graduate's ability to communicate effectively and function as a responsible citizen.
  • Develop and demonstrate a national model for delivering distance education utilizing state-of-the-art electronic media, including virtual laboratories and simulation tools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Electrical Technology
  • Electrical Power and Machinery
  • Communication Principles
  • Programmable Machine Controls
  • Thermodynamics
  • Fundamentals of Mechanics
  • Dynamics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application and $50 fee

  • All prior Secondary/High School or College/University transcripts along with Diploma or Leaving Certificate.

  • Demonstrated English Language Proficiency

  • Financial Documentation (seeking F/J visas only)

  • Passport identification page, if avaliable

  • SAT/ACT standardized exams are optional, though highly recommended

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1032 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    30960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1032 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 360 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Norfolk

1100 - 1900 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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