Manufacturing Engineering Technology

If you are interested in assisting engineering and management teams in the design and development of new products, and the improvement of production processes, you may find a career in Manufacturing Engineering Technology to be a wise career choice. While at Lakeshore, you will learn how to apply proper engineering principles in design, use computer-aided applications, demonstrate principles of material selection and application, and become fully prepared for your new career.

Career Area
Advanced Manufacturing
Associate Degree
Program Number
  • Associate Degree
  • 4 Terms 
  • 64 Credits
  • Financial Aid Eligible
  • Starts August / January

Career Outlook

Manufacturing Engineering Technician

Median Income: $55,060.00*


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Execute or adapt procedures and techniques for calibrating measurement devices, by applying knowledge of measurement science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, and electronics, sometimes under the direction of engineering staff. Determine measurement standard suitability for calibrating measurement devices. May perform preventive maintenance on equipment. May perform corrective actions to address identified calibration problems.


Apply engineering theory and principles to problems of industrial layout or manufacturing production, usually under the direction of engineering staff. May perform time and motion studies on worker operations in a variety of industries for purposes such as establishing standard production rates or improving efficiency.


Apply theory and principles of mechanical engineering to modify, develop, test, or adjust machinery and equipment under direction of engineering staff or physical scientists.



*Lightcast/EMSI data is a hybrid dataset derived from official government sources such as the US Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and Bureau of Labor Statistics. This salary data is from LTC District, unless noted otherwise (i.e. Wind programs use State of WI.)


Work with Admissions Advisor to:

  • Submit Application
  • Complete the Student Success Questionnaire.
  • Schedule your First Time Program Counseling/Registration Session with your assigned program counselor to plan your first semester schedule, review your entire plan of study and discuss the results of the Student Success Questionnaire.

*Submit transcripts and test scores (optional, highly recommended): College transcripts, along with high school transcripts and test scores from within the last five years, used for course registration. Official transcripts needed for transferring college credit(s) and for financial aid purposes.

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There are some courses that will be offered in our competency-based education (CBE) format, as well as some online learning options. Many of the courses will be offered multiple times to allow you to create a schedule that works best for you. This program can be taken full-time or part-time.

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Instructor Bios Books

Jason Scholten

My career in industrial maintenance and repair has been good to me, and I enjoy prepairing the next generation of Industrial Mechanics and Technicians for their journey. 

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