MajorProduct Design and Manufacturing Engineering

Wichita State's dual / accelerated BS-to-MS in product design and manufacturing engineering lets you complete an advanced degree, faster, by allowing you to take graduate-level courses while completing your bachelor's degree—putting you closer to a high-paying career in a large number of industries and governmental organizations.

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

Undergraduate students apply for bachelor's to master's programs using the regular Graduate School application form and admission process.

To be considered for admission to the program, the student must:

  • Have a minimum WSU GPA of 3.250
  • Be within 40 credit hours of completing the requirements for a bachelor's degree

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.

Curriculum

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.

Careers

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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