B.S. in Engineering Technology with an emphasis in Applied Manufacturing Technology (online)

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Have a technical AAS degree? Our fully online Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology with an emphasis in Applied Manufacturing Technology (BS-AMT) is a convenient and affordable way to build on your degree, advance into leadership positions, and increase your earning potential. Economists predict a surge in manufacturing job openings as the industry expands and highly skilled workers retire. Manufacturing jobs pay well, and a BS-AMT from NIU opens the door to management and leadership positions.

Program Overview

Our BS-AMT Program builds on your manufacturing knowledge and develops leadership skills for the manufacturing and technology fields. In this program, students complete three years (90 credits) and earn AAS degrees at community colleges and complete the final year at NIU by taking ten online courses (30 credits). Mathematics requirement for this program is a grade of C or better in trigonometry. Online courses are taught by world-class NIU faculty who bring real industry challenges into the classroom.

Courses focus on:

  • Supervision, Training and Evaluation
  • Project Management
  • Quality Control and Work Simplification
  • Safety, Accident Prevention, and Disaster Preparedness
  • Facilities Design and Management Technology
  • Manufacturing Distribution
"My NIU technology degree has provided me with the tools to feel confident in the job I had, as well as the knowledge to continue advancing my career." - Ryan Skinner, '15

If you have questions about the BS-AMT, please contact by email at ceetadvising@niu.edu or by phone at 815-753-1442.

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