Preparing for a Career in Advanced Manufacturing

It's never too late to begin your career development in the high-tech manufacturing world. Technically skilled employees are needed now more than ever, contrary to what you might read or be told! Learn more about different career pathways to help you prepare for a wide variety of advanced manufacturing occupations. There are so many educational options available to help you pursue opportunities within your region, in your state and across the country.

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National Center for Manufacturing Education
Dayton, OH

The NCME serves as a source of materials, support services, and professional development opportunities for educators and industry professionals.

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Minnesota State University Mankato
Mankato, MN

Programs: Manufacturing Engineering Technology

The MET Program at MSU provides a broad technical background for students. This broad background, together with a proficiency in engineering methods and mathematics, enables graduates to take advantage of opportunities for advancement in many directions. They often have their choice of challenging positions—production planning, logistics management, production engineering, quality assurance, process analysis, operations management, product development, technical sales and service.

The program focuses on the development of equipment and technology used in modern manufacturing. Various industry leaders provided input to ensure our program is relevant to modern industry. Students use applied theory to learn how products and processes are effectively developed. In addition, they apply problem-solving and decision-making skills to a variety manufacturing engineering technology issues.


Dr. Bruce Jones
Department Chairperson Automotive & Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Phone: 507-389-6383

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