Dunwoody Industrial Engineering Technology Degree

Graduates from engineering drafting, machining, electronics, and robotics programs are eligible to transfer into Dunwoody’s bachelor’s completion degree in Industrial Engineering Technology. Take courses in the evening and gain the degree and skills needed to move from technician positions into engineering and management roles at your company.

Coursework focuses on the processes and systems that lead to more efficient, better quality manufacturing. Learn how to analyze situations and put together solutions at all stages of the industrial engineering process—from supply chain to quality control.

Arts & Sciences courses as well as hands-on collaborative projects will enhance your communication, mathematics, and critical thinking skills, making you a valuable asset in the job market.

In your final semester, you will complete a senior capstone project, giving you the chance to demonstrate real-world industrial engineering experience to active professionals and industry leaders.

While most graduates use their bachelor’s degree to enhance or improve their current work situations, some go on to pursue master’s degrees in such fields as engineering management, manufacturing engineering, business administration, and technology management. Recent examples include graduates accepted into programs at Arizona State University, University of Wisconsin-Stout, and the University of St. Thomas.

Additional Information

Class topics include:

  • Advanced mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Engineering economics
  • Quality
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Six Sigma
  • Industrial automation
  • Operations management
  • Simulation modeling using Simio software

Degree Requirements

To view program requirements, including required courses, electives, course descriptions, and credit hours, visit:

College Catalog: Industrial Engineering Technology

Recent Employers of Graduates

Companies that hire our graduates include:

  • Andersen Windows
  • Boston Scientific
  • Graco
  • MTS Systems Corporation
  • Pentair

Common Job Titles

Possible job titles upon graduation include:

  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Quality Engineer

Student Organizations

Opportunities to get involved outside of the classroom include:

  • Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE)– Dunwoody Student Chapter
  • Robotic Snow Plow Team
  • SkillsUSA

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Academic Excellence Award Winner Joseph Zuzek

After earning an associate’s degree in Engineering Fundamentals from Inver Hills Community College and helping start a company that manufactures face masks in St. Paul, Joseph Zuzek was looking to increase his knowledge and skills of industrial processes.

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” I found the hands on, practical approach the most beneficial about my education at Dunwoody. I learned things that I could apply right away when I started my new position. Even before I finished the program at Dunwoody, I felt well prepared to start a role as a manufacturing engineer. “

Tim Trembulak

’18 Industrial Engineering Technology

Facilities

Gene Haas Manufacturing Innovation Lab

Learn to program CNC milling and turning operations and develop the tooling used in modern manufacturing processes like injection molding and metal stamping.

  • 10 Haas CNC Mini Mills
  • 2 Haas VF2 Mills
  • Haas ST-10 Lathe
  • Sodick Wire EDM
  • Charmilles Sinker EDM
  • Cincinatti Injection Mold Press

Engineering, Materials, Mechanics & Metrology Lab

Open to all manufacturing and engineering students (and those with training on the equipment), this lab brings together equipment for additive manufacturing, material testing, measurement, and CNC simulation.

  • Two Stratasys Fortus 250 3D Printers
  • One Stratasys F370 3D Printer
  • One Fortus 400 3D Printer
  • Two MakerBot 3D Printers
  • Two Zeiss Duramax Coordinate Measurement Machines
  • Two MTS Criterion Tensile/Shear/Compression Testers
  • 7 Haas CNC Controller Simulators
  • One Zeiss Stemi 305 Microscope

Programmable Controls Lab

Learn to debug and program programmable logic controllers for use in a variety of control systems.

  • 11 Allen Bradley MicroLogix PLCs
  • 11 Allen Bradley CompactLogix PLCs
  • 11 Siemens S7-1200 PLCs
  • 11 ABB VFDs
  • 11 Maple Systems HMIs

Weld Shop

Practice various weld processes, including oxyacetylene welding and cutting, stick welding, wire feed welding, and tungsten inert gas welding.

  • 36 welding booths
  • 18 Lincoln C300 MIG/Stick Welders
  • 18 Miller Dynasty 280DX TIG/STICK Welders
  • Plasma Cutter
  • Bettenbender Metal Shear
  • Pirahna Ironworker
  • Jet Horizontal Saw
  • Do-All Horizontal Saw

Controls Engineering Lab

Assemble and program the industrial controls used in discrete manufacturing and advanced process control applications.

  • 24 Individual Work Stations
  • AB CompactLogix PLCs
  • PanelView HMIs
  • Kinetix Motion Controllers
  • Cognex Machine Vision Systems

Industrial Robotics Lab

Learn to program industrial robots.

  • 8 FANUC LR Mate Industrial Robots
  • 8 Epson T3 SCARA Robots
  • 1 FANUC M1-iA Delta Robot