University of Southern Indiana
Manufacturing Engineering

Manufacturing Engineering

Design innovative products and advanced, high-quality fabrication facilities for leading-edge industries

Manufacturing engineering involves designing high quality, functional and economical products as well as designing, improving, and managing the processes and systems that manufacture those products.  Manufacturing engineers also develop facilities for cost-effective and efficient production, using advanced technologies such as robotics and additive manufacturing.

Majoring in manufacturing engineering at USI includes taking classes in manufacturing, mechanics, design, and industrial processes.  Students will benefit from coursework in machine design, manufacturing process, finite element analysis, and facility and material handling layout.  You will develop the skills required to design and implement all aspects of manufacturing from machinery through flexible manufacturing systems. 

USI's engineering courses are taught by experienced faculty—never from graduate students. In addition, our degree programs offer unique opportunities for you to tackle real-world engineering challenges, both in and out of the classroom. The highlights include: 

  • Applied Engineering Center, an innovative facility equipped with $3.3M of custom-made manufacturing and engineering equipment. 

  • Center for Applied Research and Economic Development, which facilitates real-world interactions between industry and students to solve real engineering problems.

  • Technology Commercialization Academy, a partnership with the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center (Crane Division) to bring emerging technology to market.

  • Small class sizes, in which you know your professors and they know you.

  • Co-op engineering program, where you'll combine work and study with a professional engineering firm.

  • Student competition teams in a wide variety of specializations.

To find out how USI's manufacturing engineering program can send you straight into an engineering job, contact USI Admissions at 800-467-1965.

USI's engineering degree programs prepare you for management and technical positions

Graduates in manufacturing engineering offer valuable, high-demand skills in today’s highly competitive manufacturing market.  Potential employers manufacturing engineering graduates include automotive, plastics, construction equipment, and medical equipment industries.

In addition to building advanced technical skills, USI's engineering program increases your marketability by teaching highly sought workplace traits such as teamwork, writing, communication and oral presentation. You'll also have the opportunity to take business and management courses to prepare you for supervisory positions.

With USI's small class sizes, you'll get plenty of one-on-one instruction and develop strong relationships with your engineering professors.

Contact USI Admission at 800-467-1965 to learn more about USI's engineering programs.

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