Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Associate of Engineering Technology | College of Science and Health Professions
Edinboro University

Become a more valuable employee with an Associate of Engineering Technology degree.

Are you already employed by a manufacturing firm? Have you completed a specialized technical training program? Do you want to take the next step to earn promotions and boost your earning potential? The Associate of Engineering Technology in Manufacturing Engineering Technology (AET) degree might be just what you’re looking for.

This program was developed jointly by Edinboro University and local manufacturing and engineering firms. The curriculum is based on industry needs and prepares you to move from technology positions into those that require analytical and engineering decision-making skills.

During your time at Edinboro, you will have the opportunity to participate in industry projects, including designing, building and/or testing products using our CAD software and laboratory equipment. After graduation, your Associate Degree will give you an edge in the workplace.

Expert Faculty

Accomplished faculty instruct, guide, and inspire Edinboro students to achieve and lead. EU faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and creating a personal and engaging academic environment.

Experiential Learning

The Edinboro experience extends well beyond the classroom. EU students prepare for careers and life through opportunities for hands-on learning, collaborative research with faculty, global travel, and internships.

Modern Facilities

Fighting Scots live, work, and play in state-of-the-art facilities on EU’s picturesque 585-acre campus. Located just 20 miles south of Erie, Pennsylvania’s fourth-largest city, Edinboro is bustling with exciting activities.

Advance your career in manufacturing.

Our advanced materials testing laboratories have a suite of advanced rapid prototyping equipment including laser scanners, 3D printers and analytical software. Students have the opportunity to perform professional caliber tests and analyses for industries that might include Lord Corporation and General Electric.

How a summer internship can benefit you.

Most Associate of Engineering Technology students obtain internships at manufacturing facilities for 12-16 weeks during the summer term. As an intern, you’ll complete real projects under the supervision of a technical professional. You’ll learn about challenges in the manufacturing world, including safety, process and product improvement, productivity and quality assurance. If you are an outstanding participant, you may be offered full-time employment upon graduation in one of the manufacturing faculties focused Early Career Development Programs. These programs are used to recruit and develop technical and operations leaders. Benefits of internships include:

Real work experience with challenging and meaningful assignments.

Networking opportunities and exposure to senior leadership.

Formal and informal personal and professional development activities.

Competitive compensation.

Opportunity to evaluate the company for full-time employment.

Project presentations to senior leadership.

Career exploration.

Project-specific training.

Accountability for work.

Where do you go from here?

With an Associate of Engineering Technology degree, you can easily follow-up with the Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering Administration program at Edinboro University. Or you can go right into the workplace in a variety of positions such as:

Production team leader

Quality coordinator

New product development coordinator

Production analyst

Operations analyst

Industrial sales specialist

Prepare for a rewarding career.


Dr. Richard Lloyd, Department Chair
Phone: 814.732.1699

Edinboro University

219 Meadville St, Edinboro, PA 16444
Phone: 814.732.2000