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Studying Product Design & Development at Weber State

Weber State’s product design and development program blends design principles with the latest technology for creative students who want a career in the mechanical/manufacturing design industry.

Product Design & Development Highlights

The program coordinates with Weber State’s Mechanical Engineering Technology and Manufacturing Engineering Technology programs to create well-rounded students.

Beyond the Classroom

As a product design and development major, your senior project classes will give you real-life experience in designing and manufacturing.

What You’ll Learn at Weber

As a product design and development major, you’ll learn cutting-edge technology used for 3D modeling, graphical presentations and animation.

You’ll become an expert in the following applications:

  • AutoCAD
  • 3D StudioMax
  • SolidWorks

What You Can Do After Weber

Upon earning your product design and development degree, you’ll be qualified for a wide variety of positions in the design industry.

Graduates of this program have gone on to companies such as:

  • Autoliv
  • L3 Communications
  • Parker Hannifin Corp
  • WesTech

Career & Salary Outlook

Average starting salary for recent Weber State product design and development graduates:

  • Associate’s degree: $30,000-38,000
  • Bachelor’s degree: $45,000-56,000

Common careers for product design and development graduates in the U.S. and Utah
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Faculty Perspective

  • Megumi Usui

    "We are the program where students can have fun and learn about designing in the engineering field at the same time."