Undergraduate Programs

Western Michigan University's Department of Engineering Engineering Design, Manufacturing and Management Systems offers the majors described below. Graduates from the programs described below are employed in a wide variety of positions in both manufacturing and service industries. Several departmental minors are offered in plastics, cast metals and manufacturing. Students may also take other approved minors.

  • B.S. in Engineering Design Technology

    Engineering design technology saves companies time and money. Many products that we use today have been designed and tested before manufacturing takes place. At Western Michigan University, you will learn this process on multiple state-of-the-art CAD systems, and you will practice testing designs for usefulness using a variety of analysis systems.

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  • B.S. in Engineering Management Technology

    Engineering management technology combines math, chemistry, physics, electronics, computers and accounting, with communication, team building, and the importance of the human dimension in the workplace. A degree in this field will enable you to work in supply chain management, the healthcare industry, manufacturing, or technical sales and purchasing. You may be employed as a product planner, a project manager, or in quality control, and work closely with engineers and corporate leaders.

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  • B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering Technology

    Manufacturing engineering technology combines the study of math and basic sciences with materials and manufacturing processes, productivity techniques, computer applications and robotics and product design. You will also practice communicating your ideas orally and in writing. A degree in this field will enable you to work in manufacturing planning and operations, tooling and systems design, process and product development, quality assurance, technical training and supervision.

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For more information

Department of Engineering Design, Manufacturing and Management Systems
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5336 USA

Phone: (269) 276-3351
Email: edmms-info@wmich.edu