The Manufacturing Technology program at Murray State University prepares students for careers in manufacturing industries. The program is designed to help students learn industrial design and develop the manufacturing processes, procedures, and equipment that turn design ideas into real products. The areas of study are:
- Metal Machining Processes
- Computer Numerical Control (CNC)
- Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM)
- Fluid Power
- Industrial Supervision
- Quality Control
- Business Management
The students in this program will develop abilities in product design, prototyping, and principles of automated manufacturing systems using the machines and tools available in a number of laboratories.
Graduates who earn a degree in Manufacturing Technology will fill such positions as project manager in automotive, metal working, plastics and other industries.
The typical job titles held by graduates are:
- Industrial Supervisor
- Manufacturing Engineer
- Quality Control Manager
- Manufacturing Supervisor
- CAD/CAM Specialist