Manufacturing Engineering Technology

With a B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering Technology from Vermont State University, you will gain specialized skills in making manufacturing companies more innovative, competitive, and productive. The program offers real-world learning opportunities that will prepare you for a successful career in a variety of industries, give you a firm foundation in mechanical engineering, and show you how to run systems and teams efficiently. Vermont State’s manufacturing engineering technology graduates experience a 99% placement rate – meaning they have a job or continue their education within six months of graduating.  

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Why Study Manufacturing Engineering Technology at Vermont State?

  • In-demand field: Roughly 4,000 openings per year are expected to be created for mechanical engineering technologists and technicians through 2030.* 
  • Convenient and flexible: Both full-time students and working professionals will find program options that fit their schedules. 
  • Dynamic and career-focused: Cultivate your communications, leadership, and teamwork skills while participating in professional teams.  
  • Supportive faculty: Small class sizes mean you’ll build strong connections with your professors and directly benefit from their real-world expertise.  
  • Hands-on learning: Every manufacturing engineering technology course allows you to use cutting-edge equipment to dive in, design, and build in labs.  

*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 

Financial Aid for Manufacturing Engineering Technology Students

Vermont State University is providing a high-quality, affordable degree in manufacturing engineering technology to students across Vermont and beyond. More than 80 percent of Vermont State students are awarded financial aid, including new students, transfer students, international students, out-of-state students, and first-generation students. Our financial aid team is here to help you explore all your options.

Internships & Jobs in Manufacturing Engineering Technology

At Vermont State, you’ll gain leading-edge skills for manufacturing engineering technology jobs through internships, co-ops, career coaching, and more. Manufacturing engineering technology majors have the opportunity to complete paid internships and other experiences with companies and industry sponsors while pursuing their degrees.


The manufacturing engineering technology program at Vermont State University is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.  

What Is Manufacturing Engineering Technology?  
Manufacturing engineering technology is a branch of engineering that explores manufacturing processes to improve the production of an item in the most time-efficient and cost-effective way.   

Student Stories

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“We did CAD drawings, figured out parts and materials, and then put everything together within one semester. One of the exciting parts of this degree is that I can do anything I want for work afterward.”

Deema Al Namee ’18