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Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Manufacturing technologists are necessary to optimize manufacturing operations and ensure that equipment, technologies, and processes are operating efficiently. Automated technology is used to lower operating costs, improve worker safety, and increase production output at improved quality levels.

In the Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology Bachelor’s Degree program at UA, students build off their associates degree education and develop a more comprehensive understanding of technologies used in manufacturing today.

Program Highlights

  • Co-op and internship programs provide paid, flexible, industry experience and is a great way to earn money while getting experience.
  • Nationally recognized design teams get you learning outside of the classroom. Make friends, travel, and build your resume.
  • Learn all facets of manufacturing including the analysis, design, and management of all the resources, facilities, and people involved in manufacturing processes.
  • Industry-trained faculty teach computer-aided technologies, included CAD, CNC, and CAM.
  • Receive an education uniquely specific to manufacturing which includes studying management techniques, work measurement, safety procedures, plant layout, quality control, and robotics.
  • Take courses on hydraulics, pneumatics, quality assurance, and cost-estimating – all vital components to a career in manufacturing.

Admission Requirements

All students who meet the minimum requirements for admittance into The University of Akron and intend to major in advanced manufacturing engineering technology are accepted into the College.

If you are coming directly from high school, your high school records determine which first semester classes are right for you.

Admissions process: Learn how our engineering admissions process works.

Deadlines: Review deadlines and important dates in the Office of Admissions.

How to apply? See step by step details on how to apply to The University of Akron.

Career Opportunities

A graduate of this program finds employment in industries having to do with the design, modification, installation, and operation of automated manufacturing systems, materials, machines, and methods.

Recent UA grads with an BS in Automated Manufacturing Engineering work in the following positions:

  • Manufacturing Automation Specialist
  • Advanced Quality Control Specialist
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technologist
  • Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmer
  • Robotics Engineer/Technologist
  • Industrial Engineering Technologist
  • Maintenance and Repair Technologist

Earn more in your career with a UA degree.

Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology student at The University of Akron

Student spotlight

Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology student at The University of Akron

“I chose UA for its reputation as an engineering school and specifically for the manufacturing engineering technology program. Any chance I get, I refer my co-workers to this program.”

—James Perna, majoring in automated manufacturing engineering technology

Curriculum Guide & Courses

For more information

Direct questions to:

Dr. Joan Carletta
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Dr. Wesley Carpenter
Program Director