Manufacturing Technology

Majors/Minors: 

Major:

Manufacturing Technology: Advanced Manufacturing, B.S.

Manufacturing Technology: Manufacturing Design, B.S.

Manufacturing Technology: Metal Casting, B.S.

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Minor:

Manufacturing Design

     

Plan of Study

Discover the courses you'll take as a manufacturing technology major in the Plan of Study.

Careers: 

Graduates of UNI’s manufacturing technology program typically find employment in a broad range of careers in manufacturing and related industries. Most graduates start in entry-level management positions in the manufacturing sectors of our industries. Most industries are growing, and consequently there are many opportunities with competitive salaries available for manufacturing technology graduates.

Examples of positions held by graduates

Project engineer
Tool designer
Production supervisor
Manufacturing engineer
Production planning and control
Technical sales
Foundry engineering manager
Quality control/assurance
Safety and environment supervisor
Design/product engineering
CAD specialist
Development engineer
CNC programmer
Senior engineering analyst
Systems designer
Field service representative

Unique Features: 
  • Accredited by the National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT)

  • Annual competitive scholarships

  • Professional leadership development through membership in the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and American Foundry Society

  • Dedicated departmental student computer labs

  • Hands-on experiential learning opportunities on campus and on site in industry

  • Faculty who have strong professional relations with industry and potential employers of program graduates

Facilities: 
  • Housed in the Industrial Technology Center, featuring classrooms with state-of-the-art media facilities

  • Specialized laboratories with modern equipment and testing devices

  • Student computing laboratories for instructional and student use

Scholarships & Awards: 

Several full-tuition industrial technology scholarships are available to incoming freshmen on a competitive basis through the College of Natural Sciences Mathematics, Science and Technology Symposium. Other scholarships are available through professional societies, endowments and industrial donations to students majoring in industrial technology.

More information on department scholarships can found at Financial Aid.