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Studying Manufacturing Systems Engineering at Weber State

Weber State’s manufacturing systems engineering major gives creative students the knowledge and skills to create and use new materials to meet future needs, helping to relieve human drudgery by automating dangerous and onerous production processes.

Manufacturing Systems Engineering Highlights

You’ll gain skills to form and lead teams of engineering experts. 

You’ll have opportunities to gain experience in engineering and production labs focusing on:

  • Plastics and composite
  • Robotics
  • Automation and controls
  • CAD graphics
  • Fluids engineering
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Metal removal and production
  • Engineering materials

You’ll graduate in a field with a growing number of career opportunities.

Beyond the Classroom

As a manufacturing systems engineering major, you can gain practical experience through cooperative work experiences and community service in the local area.

You can also get involved with professional organizations such as:

  • SAE International
  • The International Society of Automation
  • SME
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Mark Dalene

Class of 2012
The manufacturing engineering technology program at Weber State gave me the hands-on and theory-based education that the industry wants. The faculty members were sincerely focused on my success.”

What You’ll LEARN at Weber

You’ll become an expert in four primary proficiency areas:

  • The design and manufacturing of products
  • The design of manufacturing systems
  • Materials and manufacturing processes
  • The management of production processes and resources

What You CAN DO After Weber

Your degree will open doors to many employment opportunities in the Northern Utah area. On the job, manufacturing systems engineers take on tasks such as:

  • Developing new facilities
  • Creating computer models and images of products and processes
  • Managing the production process
  • Conducting productivity studies
  • Testing products and evaluating materials
  • Troubleshooting on the factory floor

Since your degree will also prepare you for opportunities in fields outside manufacturing, you can apply your skills in environments such as hospitals, entertainment firms, educational institutions and more. If you have questions, contact a WSU Career Advisor.

Faculty Perspective

Manufacturing systems engineering students will turn ideas into reality. They will play a key roles in the creation of almost every single product that you see or use, from clothing to computers, from automobiles to space shuttles, from frozen foods to toys.

George Comber