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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Manufacturing Engineering Technology

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Department Automotive & Manufacturing Engineering Technology
College Science, Engineering & Technology
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Undergraduate Degree Type(s) BS
Program Description

The Manufacturing Engineering Technology (MET) Program offered at Minnesota State University, Mankato is positioned to meet industry's competitive product and process design needs. The MET Program prepares students for the dynamic and versatile roles critical to the ever-changing industrial design applications required to survive in a world economy. The changing world of manufacturing is providing many opportunities in automation and production systems design.
The program focuses on the development of equipment and technology used in modern manufacturing. Industry leaders provided input to ensure the program is relevant to rapidly changing technologies for modern industry. Students use applied theory to learn how products and processes are effectively developed. In addition, they apply problem-solving and decision-making skills to a variety of manufacturing engineering technology issues. The senior year is often spent in an industry applied senior design project while taking senior courses in an online format.
The MET Program at MSU provides a broad technical background for students. Together with a proficiency in engineering methods and mathematics, this enables graduates to take advantage of opportunities for advancement in many directions. They often have their choice of challenging positions such as manufacturing engineer, production engineer, production manager, design engineer, quality manager, process analyst, project engineer, operations manager, continuous improvement manager, or sales engineer. Students work for a wide variety of international and national industries, including St. Jude Medical, Toyota, Coloplast, Bemis, Taylor Corporation, MICO, AGCO, ADC, Winland Electronics, Emerson, and Motion Control Group among many others.

The Manufacturing Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Admission Requirements Admission to major is required for enrollment in 300 and 400 level courses. Requirements for admission are:
  • a minimum of 32 earned semester credit hours
  • a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 (C)
Application for admission forms are available in the College Advising Center, Trafton C-125.
Other Requirements All courses in the MET major, including required science, math and communications courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.
Academic Bulletin A full description of the program including class listings and class descriptions are listed in the Academic Bulletin.
Program Contact Information Manufacturing Engineering Technology
205 Trafton Science Center East
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-6383
Fax: 507-389-5002
College Advising All MET majors are assigned to an academic advisor to assist them in planning their major program.
Additional advising support is available at:
College of Science, Engineering & Technology Advising Center
Ken Adams, Student Relations Coordinator
125 Trafton Science Center C.
Mankato, MN 56001

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