Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Associate in Applied Science

The Manufacturing Engineering Technology program prepares students to work in manufacturing, assisting engineering and management in the design, development, and improvement processes. Graduates will earn an associate in applied science degree and go directly to work, or choose to transfer to a four-year college or university.

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This program will prepare students to master new technology and software for the emerging fields of automation, 3D design and printing, robotics, and alternative energies.

A Quality Education

Students develop a strong foundation in computer assisted design (CAD) software, and analytical and rational problem-solving skills.

Get Involved

ICC has many student organizations where students can hone their leadership skills and be recognized for academic achievements.

Career Opportunities

Mechanical Engineer Technologist, Material Engineer, Drafter, Mechanical Drafters, Manufacturing Designer, CAD Designer


24 Months

if Full Time

4 Semesters
60-61 Total Credit Hours

What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.



+ supplies & fees

Based on 2023-24

What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.


8 Students

average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

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We have the tools in place to introduce the entire process for producing goods to our students. We can design, model, and program a part on a computer, then machine the part from raw material, and perform quality checks to ensure the part was made to design.

Tim Poelker, Assistant Professor, Agriculture & Industrial Technology
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How Do I Get Into the Manufacturing Engineering Technology Program?

There are many opportunities for individuals with training in Manufacturing Engineering Technology. Talk to an Admission representative to learn how to get started.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 700 scholarships.
  4. High school coursework in algebra, trigonometry, and calculus is beneficial.

What Can I Expect As a Mechanical Engineering Technology Student?

How Am I Going to Manage This?


Edwards Library / Administration Building » L220C
East Peoria Campus
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