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Manufacturing Systems Engineering


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Salaries in Utah

Annual Median Salary: $76,300*


Annual median salaries noted are Utah-wide. Salaries vary depending on the region, workplace and skill level.

What you will learn

  • Design and improve manufacturing processes and systems
  • Proper selection of materials and manufacturing processes
  • Conduct productivity, quality, timeliness, and cost studies
  • Design new facilities or improve existing facilities
  • Solve problems and leverage data-based decision making
  • Apply economic principles to engineering decisions
  • Manage manufacturing processes and systems
  • Manage systems from systems design, implementation, and retire systems

ABET Accreditation

The Weber State University Manufacturing Systems Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET.

Program Educational Objectives

Graduates from the Manufacturing Systems Engineering program will:

  1. Technical Competence: Graduates will have a strong foundation in manufacturing engineering principles and systems thinking, which they will use to design and optimize manufacturing processes and systems.
  2. Professional Growth: Graduates will continue to develop their technical and leadership skills, pursuing advanced degrees, professional certifications, or industry specific training as appropriate.
  3. Effective Communication: Graduates will be able to communicate technical information effectively to diverse audiences, including engineers, managers, and customers.
  4. Ethical Behavior: Graduates will demonstrate ethical behavior and responsibility in their professional practice, and contribute positively to society and the environment.
  5. Teamwork and Collaboration: Graduates will work effectively in interdisciplinary teams, applying their technical knowledge to solve complex problems.
  6. Continuous Improvement: Graduates will engage in continuous learning and improvement, applying innovative approaches to manufacturing processes and systems to enhance competitiveness.
  7. Proactive Problem Solving: Graduates will apply their knowledge of manufacturing engineering principles, systems thinking and business skills to create and launch new products and services, or to improve existing ones.

Program Student Outcomes

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex manufacturing engineering systems problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Manufacturing Systems Engineering (MSE)


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