Dilla University College of Engineering and Technology (DU-CoET) is one of the colleges established in the university in 2003 E.C to produce competent professionals that will support the realization of the industrialized development of the nation. It is evident that Engineering and Technology education is of pivotal importance for the industrial development of Ethiopia.
Consequently, the Government of Ethiopia is establishing strong higher learning institutions, which focus on engineering and technology education, research and technology transfer, to ensure the economic competitiveness of the national industry. In this regard, the engineering and technology education program in Dilla University was upgraded from the so called, School of Engineering and Technology to College of Engineering and Technology during 2005 E.C academic year and which in the near future become Institute of Technology (IoT).
Currently, DU-CoET is offering eight/8/ undergraduate programs in the fields of Civil Engineering, Hydraulic and Water Resource Engineering (HWRE), Construction Technology and
Management (CoTM), Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Architecture, Automotive Engineering and one post graduate master program in Computer Science and Networking under seven schools.