Is Engineering Technology a good field to go into?

Hey all, I was wondering if this was a rewarding and interesting field to go into. From what I've read, and my understanding the differences between Engineering Technologists and Engineers are that one is more theoretical based and the other more applications based, am I correct? Feel free to correct me on that. How can one become a Technologist? How is the pay? (Not my highest priority but still good to know) And What kind of work would I be doing? Thank you.

Asked By: - 5/8/2011
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An Engineering degree does indeed involve much deeper theoretical and mathematical study than a Technologist. Engineering pays off in the long run because the engineer learns when it is possible to simplify a problem by limiting the bounds for the parameters, and resulting in a practical solution or design, which is... More
Answered By: Bert K - 5/12/2011
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I was kind of in the same position as you when I was looking at college. I still don't have the full answer but so far what i can tell is: An engineer useally requires more classes. They work more with theory and application. They design for anything and everything, based on their knowledge. It takes a certain... More
Answered By: Rob - 5/15/2011
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