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Manufacturing Engineering Technologist

  • Associate Degree - Two Years
  • Program Code: 10-623-8
  • Eligible for Financial Aid

The Manufacturing Engineering Technologist Program prepares graduates to work in the manufacturing sector. They will assist engineering and management in the design and development of new products and in the improvement of production processes.

The program provides instruction for skilled production workers with hands-on training to:

  • apply principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • design and produce 2D and 3D components and assemblies.
  • apply engineering economics and management principles to support strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • analyze and troubleshoot manufacturing processes and systems for safety and quality.
  • monitor production processes with an emphasis on safety and quality assurance.

Coursework includes communications, technical college math, chemistry, physics, and solid modeling design. You will design, analyze and recommend product and process improvements for manufactured industrial and consumer products. You will use measurement instrumentation, explore manufacturing processes, statistics, written communication, math, quality assurance, safety, and computer aided design. In addition, the program offers training in leadership, sociology, psychology, and project management to help graduates prepare for their careers in manufacturing engineering technology.

This program has been designed for transferability and includes transcripted courses to allow credit transfer from participating high schools and is aligned with articulations to four-year degree programs.

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Minimum Program Credits Required - 65
Admissions Requirements

Admission Overview

The admissions process has been broken down into phases. Some programs only have one phase, while others have multiple phases.

Phase One: General Admission

  • If you have an international degree/diploma you must take the TOEFL® exam and receive a minimum score of 61 on the internet-based test, or 500 on the paper-based test. If you want to be included in a study group to prepare for the TOEFL exam contact Lynette Neibauer at 715-858-1892 or

Entrance Assessment

ACT scores (copy of score sheet required) or an Associate Degree or higher (transcript required) may be used as a substitution for the Compass test.

COMPASS Reading: 80 (required for admission)
COMPASS Writing: 60 (required for admission)
COMPASS Pre-Algebra: 45 (only used for course placement)
COMPASS Algebra: 35 (required for admission)
ACT Reading: 19 (required for admission)
ACT English: 18 (required for admission)
ACT Math: 19 (required for admission)

Phase Two

Students whose COMPASS® scores do not meet the minimum levels should meet with an academic advisor to develop a Remediation Plan which may include taking specific coursework.

Phase Three: Core Course Eligibility

Once you have successfully completed Phase One and Two you will either be accepted into your program, or placed on a waiting list if your program is full.

Applicants in the process of satisfying COMPASS® minimums and completing academic prerequisites coursework must submit a Core Course Eligibility Form (CCE Form) to the Admissions Office after all coursework is completed and grades have been processed.

International Students

See our International Students website for more information.

Estimated Costs

2014-2015 Tuition & Fees

View a breakdown of additional fees, on our Tuition & Fees page.

  • $125.85 per credit (resident)
  • $188.80 (out-of-state resident)



Total Program Cost

The figure below is an estimate based on current tuition and fee rates and is intended for planning purposes only.