Engineering Technology - Advanced Manufacturing Concentration AS
Engineering Technology - Advanced Manufacturing Concentration (AS 2550D)
Type of Award
AS - Associate in Science
The Engineering Technology - Advanced Manufacturing program is designed for the student who is seeking an A.S. degree and preparing for a career in the engineering technology field with a focus on advanced manufacturing. It is also designed for employees in this field who seek further education and career advancement. The modern manufacturing workplace is highly automated and robotized, requiring skills in electrical and mechanical systems, electronics and robotics. The skill set and knowledge acquired in the program covers automation, mechatronics, lean manufacturing and Six Sigma techniques.
Program Learning Outcomes
For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes.
- Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
- Complete an Application for Admission, located at www.palmbeachstate.edu/admissions/Admissions-Applications.aspx
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.
60 credits hours. The program can be finished in two years if students attend full time, or three or more years if they attend part time.
The program is offered at the Palm Beach Gardens campus.
For More Information
Dr. Becky Mercer, Associate Dean, email@example.com, (561) 207-5416 Eva Suarez, Department Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org, (561) 207-5727 Pat Castro, Administrative Assistant, email@example.com, (561) 207-5726
Upon completion of this program, students may seek employment in an entry-level position with a broad base of skills in engineering technology. There will be expanded employment opportunities due to Florida's projected additional engineering technologist needs. Job titles include technician in engineering technology, manufacturing technician, automation technician, mechatronics technician, quality technician, engineering assistant, and technologist.
Career Path Notes
Courses from this program may transfer to other colleges and universities that allow students to transfer into a four-year program. For more information, contact the college or university to which you wish to transfer.
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/