Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Manufacturing a brighter future

In the design lab or on the production floor, our Manufacturing Engineering Technology majors are the ones that make things happen – the applied expert between the engineer and the craftsman.

Our program prepares students for exciting careers in research and development, engineering, materials testing, quality control and more. With three different emphasis areas in Metal Casting, Design and Advanced Manufacturing, you can choose classes that fit your goals and interests.

As a student, you’ll have the chance to work in our outstanding facilities, including: a full production lab, our internationally recognized Metal Casting Center, and the Additive Manufacturing Center, which is a recognized world leader in research and development in the additive manufacturing industry.

Two students in a manufacturing shop with full safety gear.

Find out More About Manufacturing Engineering Technology

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Department of Applied Engineering & Technical Management
University of Northern Iowa
Industrial Technology Center 25
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0392

Phone: 319-273-2561

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From the Foundry...

Manufacturing Engineering Technology at UNI

Old manufacturing space at UNI.
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I worked at the UNI Metal Casting Center for four years, and helped design, build and test metal casting materials, processes and molds, which were used by private companies and the U.S. military.

Maria Alverio
MET graduate
Pouring of a molten metal.

Connecting you with Industry

The Department of Applied Engineering & Technical Management has forged strong connections with industry partners in Iowa, including big-name companies such John Deere, Collins Aerospace and Vermeer. In an average year, nearly 100 employers from around the state, and the Midwest, come to campus to visit with our students, and recruit them for full-time positions.