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Manufacturing Engineering Technology

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Solve high-tech problems every day as an electronics, industrial automation or computer maintenance professional. 

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What is 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.

What are my career options?

Public utilities; building equipment contractors; machinery and equipment repair shops; electrical and electronics wholesalers; electronics and appliance retailers; motor vehicle and parts dealers; manufacturers of electrical, electronic, and transportation equipment; and Federal, State, and local government.

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Manufacturing Engineering Technology - AAS: 57-65 Total credit hours Academic Plan
Enhanced Operator I - Certificate: 6 Total Credit Hours  Academic Plan
Enhanced Operator II - Certificate: 8 Total Credit Hours  Academic Plan
Fundamentals of Mechatronics - Certificate: 6 Total Credit Hours Academic Plan
Integrated Manufacturing Technologies - Certificate: 18 Total Credit Hours Academic Plan
Operations Management - Certificate: 12 Total Credit Hours Academic Plan
Quality Control - Certificate: 17-20 Total Credit Hours Academic Plan
Applied Automation Technician - Certificate: 21 Total Credit Hours Academic Plan

Can I Continue My Education after Gateway? 

Yes! Graduates of the Manufacturing Engineering Technology program have gone on to Northern Kentucky University, the University of Cincinnati, and several other institutions. You can go on to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Mechatronics Engineering Technology and other related fields. Learn more about Gateway’s Transfer Services and opportunities here.

Transfer Pathways

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

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Ty Fitzgerald

Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Assistant Professor

(859) 442-4106

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