San José State University

Welcome to the Aviation and Technology Homepage!


  • Earn your wings in the Aviation Sim Lab!
  • Experience hands-on learning with the latest in electronic devices!
  • Gain real-world experience in one of many lab courses!
  • Expose yourself to cutting-edge Industrial Technology and manufacturing systems!
  • Check out San Jose State's aircraft at our Reid-Hillview Airport facility!
  • Prepare yourself for a career in the heart of Silicon Valley!
  • Test your wits on a number of real-world projects!
  • 2013 Howard H. Gerrish Award Winner!
  • Master the art of welding!
  • Accumulate flight time in the cockpit and in the classroom!
  • Train for a career in commercial aviation!
  • Rebuild an engine.... in-class!
  • Acquire machine tool skills in our hands-on labs!
  • Learn critical skills for industry progression in Aviation Operations, Management, and Maintenance Management!
  • Master the implementation of digital and analog circuits!
  • Design and build your own projects with one of our clubs or teams!
  • Hone your skills on our flight simulators!
  • 2013 Outstanding Technology Student of the Year!
  • 2013 Edwin Morinan Memorial Award Winner!


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News and Events:

Revised Tenure-Track Aviation Faculty Position Available -- March 14th Deadline!

SJSU Aviation students recognized nationally by FAA for urine-fueled electrical power project!

New Job Opportunity: Instructional Support Technician (January 2014)

Congratulations to Precision Flight Team on an Astounding Regional Win!

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Aviation And Technology programs:

BS Aviation programs prepare you for careers in professional flying, airport, maintenance, and operations management, air traffic control management, or avionics

BS Industrial Technology programs prepare you for technical management careers in Business and Industry, working with high tech systems, computers, networks, green technologies, electronic devices, and manufacturing

MS Quality Assurance for professionals who want a technical management graduate degree. The MSQA is for working professionals, with online and evening classes. Students come from a wide range of business and industries including product design, manufacturing, health technologies, electronics industries, and many other fields.

Contact Us!

Phone:(408) 924-3190
Fax:(408) 924-3198
Industrial Studies Building, Room 111
College of Engineering
Department of Aviation and Technology
One Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95192-0061

Aviation and Technology at SJSU is the oldest department providing degrees in Industrial Technology, Industrial Technology Education, and Aviation in California. We have been preparing students for careers in industry and education for over a century and in Aviation for 75 years.

The BS in Industrial Technology at San Jose State University has been accredited since 1967 by the Association for Technology Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE. Website: Our BSIT degree was one of the first three programs in the United States to receive accreditation under the then-new NAIT accreditation guidelines in 1970.
The BSIT accreditation was renewed last year through 2015. Accreditation Certificates: C.E.N.T., Manufacturing Systems

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