Graduates of this course hold key positions between engineering and production areas. With their skills, they are able to adapt engineering theory to production designs and shop processes. The work is varied and challenging and offers excellent opportunities for advancement into the areas of tool design, product engineering, quality control, machine design, computer graphics, and sales engineering. Engineering employees find attractive starting salaries with numerous opportunities for advancement.

An advantage of this field is its geographic mobility. Positions can be found in all areas of the U.S., from large cities to small towns. Employment may be found upon graduation in machine shops, manufacturing firms, and consulting engineering firms.

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Possible Job Titles

Draftsperson, Machine Designer, Tool Designer, Product Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, or Quality Control