MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST

Manufacturing Engineering Technologist Program Details

Use your science and math skills in the growing manufacturing sector. The Manufacturing Engineering Technologist program provides training for those seeking a career in engineering and engineering technology in support of metal fabrication, plastics processing, and consumer products manufacturing and assembly.

You will gain the following skills:

  • Quality assurance and process control
  • Evaluation of safety rules & regulations
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Monitoring and measurement of manufacturing processes
  • Application of 3D design software
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Application of engineering principles to design for manufacturability

This program allows students to complete their education in two years and begin their manufacturing career.

Advanced Placement Opportunities

This program has an advanced placement entry option. Advanced placement is an opportunity for graduates of a related program to further their education. Learn more about advanced placement for this program.

Just the Facts

Manufacturing Engineering Technologist
68 Credit Associate Degree

Length of Program:
Two Years

Delivery Method
Face-to-Face

Program Location
Eau Claire

Start Dates
August

Financial Aid Eligible: Yes

Program Outcomes

Non-Traditional Occupation

Estimated Program Cost

Total Tuition, Fees & Books: $12,802

View Estimated Cost Breakdown

CVTC offers up to $5,000 scholarships to students enrolled full-time in STEM programs who exhibit academic talent and financial need. To learn more and apply, click here.

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Pathway Credentials

Manufacturing Quality

Embedded Technical Diploma

Earned along the way as you complete the Manufacturing Engineering Technologist program, this one-year embedded technical diploma provides developmental knowledge and skills for a manufacturing technician to evaluate hardware documentation, perform laboratory procedures, inspect products, measure process performance, record data, and prepare formal reports.

The learner will apply common quality and lean tools, examine tool applications, and be able to participate in quality improvement projects. Technical skills will be developed in math, quality fundamentals, lean fundamentals, print specifications, quality standards, and coordinate measurement inspection tools.

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to apply their credits to the Manufacturing Engineering Technologist Associate Degree program.

Looking for a unique opportunity? Earn a Manufacturing Quality diploma in Menomonie!

Take the Manufacturing Quality technical diploma over 18 months with a small, cohort-style course structure at the CVTC Menomonie Campus. This 17-credit technical diploma provides developmental knowledge and skills for a manufacturing technician to evaluate hardware documentation, perform laboratory procedures, inspect products, measure process performance, record data, and prepare formal reports. Learn more about this cohort-model Manufacturing Quality diploma.

Career Opportunities

  • First Article Inspector
  • Quality Control Inspector
  • Quality Inspector
  • Quality Specialist
  • Quality Technician

Just the Facts

Manufacturing Quality
17 Credit Technical Diploma

Length of Program
One Year

Delivery Method:
Face-to-Face

Program Location:
Eau Claire

Start Dates:
August

Estimated Program Cost

Total Tuition, Fees & Books: $2,870

Courses

These are a few of the courses you will take in the Manufacturing Engineering Technologist program. For more detailed course info click here.

  • Blueprint Reading
    Topics include orthographic projection and sketching, pictorial drawings, standard line types, title blocks, dimensioning, tolerancing, surface texture, threads, gearing design, section views, materials of the trade, computer-aided drafting (CAD), and computer automation used in manufacturing.
  • Solid Modeling I
    This course introduces students to the concepts and commands required to develop 3-D solid models using SolidWorks software.
  • Solid Modeling II
    Students will develop complex parametric models, assemblies, and working drawings, and apply drawing standards, materials, and tabulated dimensions.

Transfer Credits

Once you’ve completed your associate degree at CVTC, if you are interested in pursuing further education, we have agreements with several institutions. To view a list of CVTC’s transfer agreements, click here.

Careers

  • Cost Estimating Engineer
  • Engineering Technician
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technician
  • Mechanical Designer
  • Quality Technician

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