About the Degree
If you're looking for the hands-on experience you need to get a job as a technician in the world of manufacturing, the Associate of Science in Manufacturing Engineering Technology (MET) is the way to go. You 'll work out a course of study with faculty members that meet your career goals. The degree includes a broad array of electives.
What You'll Learn
- An ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of industrial engineering technology to broadly-defined engineering technology activities;
- an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to problem solving;
- an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes;
- an ability to design integrated systems, components, or processes for broadly defined engineering technology problems using appropriate analytical, computational, and application practices and procedures;
- an ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team;
- an ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined engineering technology problems;
- an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
- a commitment to (a)quality, (b)timeliness, and (c)continuous improvement.
This is Good for You if:
- You're more interested than obtaining skills than degrees
- You want to work in a field where technological proficiency is a premium
- You're interested in a career with a significant earnings potential and the prospect for advancement