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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.

Clint Kingsley

Class of 2014

“I most appreciate the professors in the program. They understand the complicated lives of their students and make accommodations to help them balance school and life in order to simplify their college career.”

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
  • CATIA
  • 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
Descriptions, job outlook, salary information and more ... 
(Source: utahfutures.org)

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."