Manufacturing technologists are necessary to ensure 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.
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.
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 make a median starting salary of $55,000 and work in the following positions:
“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