Explore MyEdChoice classes. You can attend in-person or online because this option allows you to choose how you attend each class and does not lock you into one format. Learn more about all of our flexible class options here.
Several classes in this program are offered in one or more of the following formats:
A skilled workforce is needed in the manufacturing/production operations and services for the design and development of new products, production systems, processes, operations, quality control, manufacturing competitiveness, sustainability, and much more. As a Manufacturing Engineering Technology associate degree graduate, you will be prepared to apply the fundamentals of materials selection, tooling, assembly, and automation to the solution of manufacturing and production-related activities. This program also prepares students to assist engineering and management in the design and development of new products and the improvement of production processes. Students can select a focus in automation, quality, or design.
Manufacturing engineering is a branch of engineering that focuses on improving the production of an item, whether that’s through making product design changes or creating more effective manufacturing processes. Job duties of manufacturing engineers can include developing solutions to production issues, performing cost-benefit analyses, or operating computer-aided design software to design and produce products and systems. Professionals in this field sometimes go by the title plant engineer or process engineer. Learn more
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Manufacturing Engineering Technician
Industrial Engineering Technician
Quality Control Engineering Technician
Productivity Improvement (Continuous Improvement) Technician
Students in high school who take Project Lead the Way (PLTW) courses may be eligible to receive transfer credits at BTC for each course successfully completed. Check with your school counselor to see if your school qualifies.
After successfully completing the program and graduating, there are numerous companies in the area where you could potentially apply.
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