Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Manufacturing Engineering Technology Fundamentals

This application-oriented program provides the solid technical foundation necessary to work in computer-
based manufacturing.

  • Degree prepares you to work and communicate with engineers, scientists and production personnel
  • Core curriculum covers such topics as:
    • work measurement
    • manufacturing computer applications
    • quality control
    • robotics
    • manufacturing work cells
    • lean manufacturing
  • Option to continue and earn a bachelor's degree in automated manufacturing engineering technology.

Our Faculty

  • are innovative and interactive
  • use multimedia technology to compliment hands-on instructional approach

Akron Advantage

Hands-on Research

The Department of Engineering and Science Technology offers an array of research and hands-on experiences. Labs are equipped with:

  • programmable logic controllers
  • computer numerical control (CNC) machines
  • robotics

Real-world Experience

Gain practical professional experience through UA's optional cooperative education program or an internship. Participation gives you firsthand, on-the-job training in the field of your choice. Through co-op, you’ll alternate semesters of work and school while earning a competitive salary. 

Engineering and Science Technology Student Organizations

Interact with other engineering and science technology students and professionals in the field through organizations such as: 

  • Tau Alpha Pi (national honor society for engineering technology students)
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineering Technology Students


Sample Curriculum

Associate Degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology - Computer-aided Manufacturing Option


Page maintained by the Department of University Communications and Marketing. Request a change to this page.