Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician Major

A Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician major/degree program prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to the identification and resolution of production problems in the manufacture of products.

Includes instruction in machine operations, production line operations, engineering analysis, systems analysis, instrumentation, physical controls, automation, computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), manufacturing planning, quality control, and informational infrastructure.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician (use the College Search feature and enter "manufacturing engineering" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician?

An associate degree in this major should be able to get you started on a career in Manufacturing Engineering as a Technologist or Technician.  Possible sector opportunities exist in (but are not limited to) construction, manufacturing, product design, testing, or technical services and sales.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician