College of Applied Science and Technology
(formerly Summit College)

Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology Fundamentals

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

  • Degree program prepares you for technical, supervisory and management positions
  • Core curriculum combines business courses with materials processing and automation

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
  • Mastercam software
  • 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 

Curriculum Guide

For More Information:

Engineering and Science Technology

Contact: Dan Kandray

Career Opportunities

Degrees and Preparation

A Bachelor of Science in Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology paves the way to careers in such diverse areas as:

  • manufacturing and industrial engineering
  • computer-aided drafting
  • purchasing
  • production estimating
  • quality assurance
  • plant facilities and design
  • profit/cost analysis and control
  • production supervision
  • robotics
  • computer-based control system
  • technical sales

Career Outlook

Advanced technologies, coupled with the need to update and improve manufacturing facilities and product design, should fuel the demand for professionals in computer-aided manufacturing.

Career Center

The Career Center creates links among students, alumni and local professionals. You will have access to:

  • Career Resource Library
  • co-op/internships through Career Advantage Network
  • computer stations for resume writing and employment research
  • UA Career Fairs 

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