Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Master of Science in Manufacturing Engineering is a flexible master's degree designed to provide advanced competencies in the areas of computer-aided manufacturing, computer-aided design and analysis, and integrated processing of polymers, metals, and composite materials. This program is designed for decision-makers in manufacturing engineering, engineering graphics and design, process engineering, quality assurance, and tooling design.
The Manufacturing Engineering program at WMU offers a great deal of flexibility. Half of the 30 hours in the program can be dedicated to electives so you can customize your program to suit your professional wants and needs. Additionally, evening courses are offered and the program allows sufficient time for part-time students to complete the degree.
Applicants should possess a baccalaureate degree with a major in a technical field such as engineering or technology. Applicants must:
The number of career opportunities for those with both technical competence and managerial skills are rapidly growing. Graduates of this program are qualified to work in mid-high level areas of supervision and management in the manufacturing and service environment.
Washington Monthly placed WMU on a list of national universities that offer "the best bang for the buck." WMU came in at No. 46 based on the economic value students receive per dollar.