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  • Manufacturing & Engineering Technology Program.
    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    Excellent starting pay! Recent graduates reported an average annual starting salary of nearly $42,000.
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    Manufacturing & Engineering Technology Program.
    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    Excellent starting pay! Recent graduates reported an average annual starting salary of nearly $42,000.
    Placement
    Manufacturing & Engineering Technology Program.
    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    Excellent starting pay! Recent graduates reported an average annual starting salary of nearly $42,000.
    Placement
     

Manufacturing Engineering Technology

  •  Estimated Cost: $11,637

    Program Length: 4 semesters

    Locations: Milford

    Start Term(s): Fall

    Awards Offered: AAS

    Program Description

    If you like to make things better, faster and more efficient, then our Manufacturing Engineering Technology program is for you. Our hands-on program educates and prepares you to work on an engineering team from the design stage through the manufacturing process.

    We prepare you with extensive training in traditional and computer-aided drafting, layout and design of fabricated products, the study of material used in manufacturing, plant layout, materials handling, manufacturing processes, and the use of machines. You will take classes in quality control, mechanisms, statics, tool and product design, and mold design.

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    You will be successful in our Manufacturing Engineering Technology program if you:

    • have high spatial relations ability
    • are good in math, especially geometry
    • are an excellent communicator (both verbal and nonverbal)
    • are a detail-oriented person who has the ability to stay on a multi-task project from start to finish
    • enjoy working with computers and are highly computer proficient
    • can organize ideas to determine what needs to be done as sequential and analytical thinker

    You can start the Manufacturing Engineering Technology program in the Fall term. Follow these steps to finish your application:

    1. Want to learn more about SCC? Come see how SCC will help you achieve Your Path to Possible! Schedule a campus visit!
    2. Need help exploring career opportunities or navigating the admissions process? Schedule an appointment with an Admissions Counselor.
    3. Ready to apply? Complete an Application for Admission.
    4. Submit ACT, SAT, Next Generation Accuplacer, or Accuplacer test scores (reading and math) or official college transcripts showing completion of post-secondary coursework in English and math to the Admissions Office at any SCC location.

    If you earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology, you will be able to transfer your credits to Missouri Western State University to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology or South Dakota State University to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Operations Management.

    Our Manufacturing Engineering Technology program prepares you for a career in a variety of manufacturing jobs – including designing, drafting, quality assurance, purchasing, and/or sales – and become a valued member of an engineering team. Recent SCC graduates report an average starting annual salary of $41,912. Career options in manufacturing engineering technologies include:

    • Designer/Drafter
    • Engineering Technician
    • Quality Control Technician
    • Manufacturing Engineer
    • Process Engineer
    • Product Designer
    • Robot Programmer
    • R&D Technician
    • Automation Engineer
    • Facilities Layout Management

    Kirby Taylor, Program Director
    800-933-7223 ext. 8369
    ktaylor@southeast.edu

    Joshua Libengood, Instructor
    AAS, Manufacturing Engineering Technology
    Southeast Community College
    4 years related work experience
    800-933-7223 ext. 8244
    jlibengood@southeast.edu

    Elaine Vavra, Instructor
    AAS, Manufacturing Engineering Technology
    Southeast Community College
    BS, Concordia University
    Instructional experience since 1993
    800-933-7223 ext. 8210
    evavra@southeast.edu

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