Applied Engineering Technology - Industrial

Associate Degree

The Applied Engineering Technology – Industrial Associate Degree program prepares learners to work in a variety of specialized positions in the manufacturing sector. Learners will gain a specialized education in manufacturing processes, lean manufacturing, facilities planning, process management, ergonomics, problem solving, CAD and process safety. Courses are offered in a self-paced, online environment to meet the industries’ applied engineering technician needs. Learners can opt to earn a certificate which can later be applied to the associate degree. Potential occupations include: Assistant Industrial Engineer, Assistant Manufacturing Engineer, Quality Engineering Technician, Industrial Engineering Technician, Estimator, Manufacturing Engineering Technician, Quality Engineer.

program at a Glance

Applied Engineering Technology - Industrial 64-65 Credit Associate Degree

Formats Offered

On-Campus Availability

  • Wausau Fully Available
  • Antigo Fully Available
  • Medford Fully Available
  • Phillips Fully Available
  • Spencer Fully Available
  • Wittenberg Fully Available

Approximate Cost

$12,939 (Tuition: $9056, Books: $3883)

Average Starting Salary

$49,481 Annually, based on the 2014 NTC Graduate Employment Report.

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program Outcomes

  • Work effectively in a variety of applied engineering roles with limited supervision
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose problems in all sectors of manufacturing
  • Read engineering drawings
  • Select and implement manufacturing processes for a product
  • Select and implement handling solutions for lean storage/flow/distribution of raw material in process and final product
  • Apply appropriate safety and environmental regulations
  • Foster a team atmosphere
  • Provide cost savings in manufacturing while retaining product quality

Potential Careers

  • Assistant Industrial Engineer
  • Assistant Manufacturing Engineer
  • Quality Engineering Technician
  • Industrial Engineering Technician
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technician
  • Quality Engineer

Course List

To view the amount of credits or descriptions for the courses required within this program please view the course list.

Course List

Transfer Opportunities

Credits earned at NTC may transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Visit www.ntc.edu/transfer for a complete listing of transfer opportunities for this program.

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