The Manufacturing Engineering track leads to the degree Master of Manufacturing Systems Engineering. The program is directed to developing engineers that can demonstrate leadership and applied engineering skills in the manufacturing field. Coursework focuses on manufacturing design, engineering problem solving and decision making and able to create a competitive advantage in the workplace. The program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012.
"I'm learning a new approach to leadership, how to evaluate and improve systems, to be a critical thinker at work."- Jon D Camp, Senior Production Engineer, Honeywell, Inc.
More About the Manufacturing Engineering Track:
Engineers need to be specialized experts with broad systems and business understanding. The Manufacturing Engineering program offers practicing engineers an opportunity to prepare for manufacturing systems leadership positions through advanced study of technical and management subjects. Students gain cutting-edge knowledge in manufacturing systems engineering with broad options to integrate technical skills with industry strategy.
Broad, systems perspective: Students repeatedly tell us this program's emphasis on broad, systems thinking makes them better decision makers and leaders. By examining manufacturing as an integrated process of complex technologies, human relationships, distribution networks and financial systems, you will learn how to better contribute to your organization's most important goals
An opportunity to specialize: You'll work with an advisor to select electives that make sense for your career goals. You may wish to study in areas such as quality, medical devices, software, product development, engineering management and technology management
Applications oriented, industry-based curriculum: Our program is industry-based and applied. We expect you'll bring your work experiences to class and apply what you learn on the job. We want you to use your assignments and research projects to address real workplace issues.
Instructors with extensive industrial experience: Our full time and practicing faculty members bring both academic credentials and industry experience to the classroom. These executives, managers and engineers share a passion for teaching and improving the industrial welfare of our nation. They emphasize hands-on learning, promote interaction among students and encourage the free exchange of ideas.
Flexibility and convenience: Our program serves working professionals with already busy lives. You can set your own pace of study and start any time of the year.