Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Associate Degree
68 Credits
Central Campus (Janesville)

Flexible Learning Options

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Several classes in this program are offered in one or more of the following formats:

What You’ll Learn

A skilled workforce is needed in the manufacturing/production operations and services for the design and development of new products, production systems, processes, operations, quality control, manufacturing competitiveness, sustainability, and much more. As a Manufacturing Engineering Technology associate degree graduate, you will be prepared to apply the fundamentals of materials selection, tooling, assembly, and automation to the solution of manufacturing and production-related activities. This program also prepares students to assist engineering and management in the design and development of new products and the improvement of production processes. Students can select a focus in automation, quality, or design.

What is Manufacturing Engineering Technology?

Manufacturing engineering is a branch of engineering that focuses on improving the production of an item, whether that’s through making product design changes or creating more effective manufacturing processes. Job duties of manufacturing engineers can include developing solutions to production issues, performing cost-benefit analyses, or operating computer-aided design software to design and produce products and systems. Professionals in this field sometimes go by the title plant engineer or process engineer. Learn more

Estimated Program Costs & Potential Earnings

Median Wage


*based on EMSI Occupational Employment Statistics

Potential Careers

Manufacturing Engineering Technician
Industrial Engineering Technician
Process Technician
Quality Control Engineering Technician
Productivity Improvement (Continuous Improvement) Technician

Career Pathway

Previous education and work experience could qualify for Credit for Prior Learning saving you time and money. Find out more about what may apply to this program.
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
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