MajorProduct Design and Manufacturing Engineering

Wichita State’s Bachelor of Science (BS) in product design and manufacturing engineering will prepare you for a high-paying career in a large number of industries and governmental organizations. You’ll have access to some of the best labs and technology in the country—and the chance to work and research with faculty and industry professionals on campus and in Kansas’ center of industry.

Learn how product design and manufacturing engineering is the right fit for you.

Engineering student in 3d printing lab.
WSU product design and 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 be admitted into 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. 


In this ABET-accredited program, you’ll study core engineering courses, in addition to materials, design and manufacturing courses within the product design and manufacturing engineering major. Courses focus on:

  • Product engineering and assembly
  • Manufacturing quality and productivity
  • Advanced processes and systems

You’ll also choose from a number of technical electives—allowing you to explore concepts and topics in other engineering disciplines that impact design and processing.


WSU’s vast industry connections—and experience-based learning for every major—gives product design and 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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