Manufacturing Engineering Technology

The Manufacturing Engineering Technology program offers you an opportunity to build a rewarding career in advanced manufacturing. The program offers building blocks to increasingly sophisticated and higher-paying jobs. It is designed to prepare you to work as an engineering technician and first-line supervisor in manufacturing firms. You will gain the technical and interpersonal skills to lead projects across multiple disciplines in manufacturing firms. Watch this video to learn more about manufacturing at Gateway.

Career Opportunities

The skills you learn in this program will prepare you to work in almost any manufacturing setting from discrete manufacturing such as machine, injection molding and sheet metal shops to continuous flow and assembly line operations such as in the food processing and automotive industries.

Wage/Salary Information

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Program Home Campus

Boone; general education classes may be offered at other campuses

Entry time

Fall or spring terms


Certificates, associate in applied science degree.

Program Length

(After any developmental needs are met and if enrolled in 12 to 15 credit hours per semester)

  • Certificate: Varies from one to two semesters by certificate
  • Associate degree: Two years

Advising Sheet (PDF)

Associate in Applied Science

  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology 



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This program is IMPACT eligible.