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Bachelor of Science in Applied Manufacturing Technology

AppManTech Program

NIU’s online degree program in Applied Manufacturing Technology is designed for people with a technical AAS degree looking for a convenient and flexible way to fit school into their schedule. With a B.S. in Applied Manufacturing Technology(BS-AMT), you’ll have the skills and degree to advance your career!

Program Overview

Our program is ideal for people with a background in manufacturing, electronics, facility management, mechatronics, robotics, industrial maintenance, construction, metal working, production, precision machining, or green technologies.

Applied Manufacturing Technology courses build on what you already know by emphasizing supervision and leadership.  These 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 

What can I do with this degree?

You’ll keep “Made in America” alive!  Analysts project 100,000 manufacturing vacancies by 2020, many due to the retirement of highly skilled workers and managers.  You will be prepared to advance into leadership by honing the skills employers need in today’s high-tech manufacturing environment. 

Students in this egree program are currently working at companies like these:

  • AON
  • Caterpillar
  • Chrysler
  • Conner-Winfield
  • Hamilton Sundstrand (UTC Aerospace Systems)
  • Ideal Industries
  • Ingersoll
  • Motorola
  • Siemens
  • Underwriters Labs
  • Woodward