Manufacturing Engineering Technology (BS)


The University offers a bachelor of science (BS) in manufacturing engineering technology that prepares graduates with technical and leadership skills necessary for manufacturing competitiveness and to enter careers in manufacturing process and systems design, operations, quality, continuous improvement, lean manufacturing, and sustainability. Graduates from the program are currently working for global manufacturers such as Allison Transmission, Caterpillar, Cummins, General Motors, Honda, and Toyota.

Coursework includes study in the following areas—plus an internship.

  • Manufacturing processes and materials, and computer numerical control systems
  • Technology management, including manufacturing, problem-solving, production planning and control, quality control, industrial organizations and functions, and industrial supervision
  • Electronics technology, including automation, programmable logic controllers, and robotic controls
  • Mechanical engineering technology, including CAD, fluid power, and solid modeling
  • Mathematics, computer applications, and graphic analysis
  • Accident prevention

Upon successful completion of their freshman year, students participate in a Co-op Internship Program that enables students to:

  • Receive credit while employed in a position related to their major.
  • Earn a portion of their college expenses while employed in an industry for a summer or semester.
  • Learn about a company while developing professional abilities and earning college credit.
  • Choose a professional practice experience that meets their career goals from positions located throughout the United States.

Coursework is centered in the University's John T. Myers Technology Center, which has more than 20 state-of-the-art laboratories filled with up-to-date equipment and supplies. These labs are among the most modern and best equipped in the nation, and utilize industrial grade equipment such as computer numerical control (CNC) equipment, robotics, and programmable controllers for instruction areas.

A number of activities and organizations are available that enable students to interact with other students and professionals in the industry, including the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), an international organization with over 40,000 members—and Epsilon Pi Tau (the international honorary for professions in technology).

Required Courses


Our graduates are hired for exciting, rewarding careers, including:

  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Process engineer
  • Project engineer
  • Supervisor/manager
  • Quality specialist
  • Development and planning engineer
  • CAD/CAM engineer
  • Design engineer
  • Industrial engineering
  • Management trainee

Listed below are a few of the employers who have hired our graduates:

  • Allison Transmission
  • Bemis
  • Caterpillar
  • Cummins
  • General Electric
  • General Motors
  • G.E. Unison
  • Honda
  • Jasper Engines
  • Kimball International
  • P.D.F.
  • Pfizer
  • Sony DADC
  • Thermwood
  • Toyota
  • Whirlpool
  • Wright Industries

The Manufacturing Engineering Technology undergraduate program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, In addition, the program is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE).

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Students have many sources of financial support for their studies, including financial aid, work-study programs, veterans' benefits, and special scholarships for entering freshmen and transfer students.

In addition, the College of Technology offers a variety of scholarships and awards.

Further Information

Prospective students should contact the Office of Admissions for further information and assistance.

Currently enrolled students should contact the following:

College of Technology
Indiana State University
888-478-7003 (toll free)


The Graduate Catalog and Undergraduate Catalog of Indiana State University are the documents of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalogs supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.



Prospective students should contact the Office of Admissions for further information and assistance.

Currently enrolled students should contact the following:

College of Technology
Indiana State University
888-478-7003 (toll free)