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Global Manufacturing Systems Engineering Technology

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology, Global Manufacturing Systems

Become a global engineer.

Today's global economy has increasingly become borderless and is dominated by multinational companies. This requires tomorrow's engineers to be able to work efficiently in multicultural teams. The Global Manufacturing Systems Engineering Technology program creates a new type of global engineer and answers industry's demand. Our program gives you the competitive advantage in today's marketplace.

We have state-of-the-art technology to plan, design and implement the tools and machines needed to produce high-quality products at competitive prices. Throughout the program, students will discover important concepts of lean enterprise, global competitiveness, green engineering concepts and customer satisfaction.

Career Outlook

  • Our Cooperative Education program allows students to work with companies such as AO Smith, Honda, Toyota, Fujitec, Battelle, YSI, LexisNexis and Naval Research Laboratories.
  • A degree that makes you competitive in today's job market
  • State-of-the-art laboratory facilities
  • Professors respected by scholars worldwide

Plans of Study 

University Catalog for Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology, Global Manufacturing Systems

You’ll gain a strong foundation in global manufacturing systems through technical courses in design, problem-solving and practical application of manufacturing principles. The curriculum also includes coursework in engineering materials, industrial automation, manufacturing processes, information systems, CAD/CAM/CIM, product design for manufacturability, robotics and computer numerical control, data acquisition and measurements, metrology, quality assurance, and sustainability. Multidisciplinary teamwork and project management are included throughout the curriculum.

Areas of Emphasis 

The University of Dayton's undergraduate engineering technology program has a variety of minors available that allow you to explore your area of interest. 


Program Details 

The curriculum is highly interdisciplinary since the manufacturing professional must possess extensive technical skills and excellent humanistic skills in communications, computers, teamwork, information technology, globalism, and multiculturalism.

The technical courses emphasize engineering materials and manufacturing processes; mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic automation and electronic controls; computer integrated manufacturing; manufacturing planning and control; extensive laboratory experiences; the technical sciences and applied mathematics from college algebra, probability, statistics, calculus, and linear programming.

The curriculum contains strong components from the humanities, social sciences, and communications, plus foreign language and multicultural requirements. The technical electives allow the student versatility in developing technical breadth or depth. The program is designed to prepare graduates for challenging careers in manufacturing and serves as an excellent foundation for a variety of advanced degree options.

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We’d love to meet with you. To schedule an academic appointment, email our Engineering Ambassadors at or call at 937-229-5082, and they can schedule you an appointment with our engineering academic programs and/or with our Diversity in Engineering Center (Minority Engineering Program and Women Engineering Program). Or, click here to complete and submit an online visit request form, and our Ambassadors will contact you. The University of Dayton Office of Admission schedules general University campus visits or tours. Please, click here to go to our Office of Admission website for available options.

Scholarship Opportunity
FIRST® Scholarship

FIRST Scholarship inspires young people to be science and technology leaders and innovators by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs to build science, engineering, technology and life skills. The University of Dayton School of Engineering supports their endeavor with a $2500 renewable scholarship for students who major in electrical, computer, civil, discover (undecided) engineering or engineering technology. For more information, click here and contact Shawnee Breitenstein.


Engineering Management, Systems and Technology, Prof. Scott Schneider, Department Chair

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Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0249

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