The state of manufacturing engineering technology education

Scott Danielson, Trian Georgeou

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In response to a need identified by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers' Education and Research Technical Community, a survey was conducted to assess the health of ABET-accredited manufacturing engineering technology programs in the spring of 2005 and 2007. In 2005, thirty-eight programs received the survey via email and twenty-two programs provided a response. Survey questions focused on enrollment issues, laboratories, regional manufacturing industrial base, graduate success, and student recruiting resources. Now, the survey has been updated and all programs currently listed on the ABET website have been contacted in early 2007. This paper will present the original results of the survey as well as results from the spring 2007 survey. Thus the paper helps establish overall national trends for, and, when possible, within manufacturing engineering technology programs. These results provide information regarding manufacturing engineering technology program health. Thus, inferences are drawn regarding the state of manufacturing engineering technology education across the nation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings
StatePublished - 2007
Event114th Annual ASEE Conference and Exposition, 2007 - Honolulu, HI, United States
Duration: Jun 24 2007Jun 27 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)


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