Manufacturing Engineering
Department of Manufacturing Engineering
Department Information: 
265 CTB

The MS program in the Department of Manufacturing Engineering provides world-recognized leadership in the education of students pursuing a degree in manufacturing engineering through a program focused on rigorous and in-depth understanding of manufacturing processes. This focus provides a unique expertise related to the science of manufacturing design and production. Graduate students in the program have opportunities to engage in research associated with metallurgical or composite materials processing, solid-state processing and joining, and additive or subtractive processing. Specific research activities in these areas are described on the Manufacturing Engineering Department Web page at

The Manufacturing Engineering Department offers one graduate degree: Manufacturing Engineering—MS.

The typical time required to obtain an MS in manufacturing engineering is approximately two years.  

Chair:  Tracy Nelson
Graduate Coordinator:  Yuri Hovanski

Resources & Opportunity: 

Nationally recognized instructional laboratories are available to provide students with the most current concepts, curriculum, software, equipment, and laboratory instructional/physical organization.

Financial Assistance: 

Many graduate students work in the MFGEN department as teaching assistants (TA) or as research assistants (RA). Manufacturing Engineering offers a limited number of scholarships. Application for financial aid is made through the program’s graduate coordinator.