MinorManufacturing Engineering

Wichita State’s minor in manufacturing engineering offers additional knowledge and skills for students in other engineering emphases in the designing, planning and efficient production of products. The minor is a valuable asset for many engineering careers and graduate-level study.

Learn how manufacturing engineering is the right fit for you.

Student in 3d printing lab.
WSU manufacturing engineering students enjoy access to one of the world’s largest 3D printers.

Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To take courses in the College of Engineering, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU’s admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.

Inside the Program

Grad student's career takes flight with Spirit internship

As a Shocker, you have access to a huge list of employers that provide internship opportunities for students looking to get hands-on job experience. 

Business grad Anushiya Shiley Gomes returned to WSU to earn her master’s, and in the process received a coveted internship at Spirit AeroSystems, one of Wichita’s top employers. 

Her time in the classroom gave her the background to succeed at Spirit. 


To complete the manufacturing engineering minor, you’ll take 23 credit hours of courses exploring engineering graphics, materials, manufacturing methods, mechanics and more.


WSU’s vast industry connections—and experience-based learning for every major—gives manufacturing engineering students the chance to grow their professional network, build a resume and earn a paycheck, all while still in school, leading to high-paying careers in diverse fields.

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