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Apply ButtonThe Associate of Science in Manufacturing Technology online degree is designed for those interested in the hands-on side of the manufacturing field. If you have an interest or experience in manufacturing, production or assembly operation and have knowledge of CAD programming, CNC machining, robotics or other manufacturing specialties, this manufacturing technology degree will prepare you to be a work-ready technologist.

The Experience

As a student in this online Associate of Science in Manufacturing Technology program, you will get the unique experience of hands-on learning in an online environment. For example, in one course you will receive a kit of measurement instruments and lab instructions to learn metrology skills.  

Through your coursework in this program, you will focus on manufacturing processing, quality assurance, and overall manufacturing operations to learn skills you can transfer to your career in the manufacturing industry.  

The Results

As a graduate of the Trine University’s Associate of Science in Manufacturing program, you are qualified to provide technical assistance throughout the manufacturing and design process. This online degree also prepares you for more advanced educational opportunities such as a Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Technology.


Additional Information

An Associate of Science in Manufacturing Technology degree requires 60 credit hours.

General Education - 22 credit hours

MA 113 College Algebra
PH 154 College Physics I
ECO 213 Microeconomics
Humanities elective - 3 credit hours
ENG 143 College Composition
ENG 133 Technical Communications
MA 123 Trigonometry

Program Requirements - 14 credit hours

BA 201 Professional Development and Strategies
UE 111 Adult Learning Orientation
MA 253 Statistics
Electives - 9 credit hours

Additional Requirements - 24 credit hours

ETD 103 Basic Technical Drawing
ETD 113 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
ETD 163 Environmental Health and Safety
ETD 173 Computer Aided 3-D Modeling with SolidWorks
ETD 273 Electrical Fundamentals
MT 113 Manufacturing Processes and Materials
MT 253 Basic Dimensional Metrology
ME 403 Quality Assurance for Manufacturing Technology

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog (opens in new window).

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