Industrial Engineering Technology

Program Overview

As an Industrial Engineering Technology major, you'll graduate with the technical and managerial skills necessary to develop, implement and improve integrated systems that include people, materials, information, equipment, and energy. You'll be ready for careers in system design, integration, manufacturing and management.

Program Snapshot

Program Type: Full-Time
Location: On-Campus
Program Length: 4 years
Credit Hours: 69

Why This Program & What You'll Learn

Are you creative, tech-savvy and inspired to help industries achieve efficiency and profitable productivity? Majoring in industrial engineering technology will give you the technical and managerial chops that today’s fast-paced industrial sectors need.

You’ll have hands-on experience developing, implementing and improving integrated systems. You'll analyze processes, materials, information, equipment and energy. You can use these exceptional talents to take on roles in the design, installation, testing, evaluation, technical sales or maintenance of engineering systems.


Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the General Criteria and the Program Criteria for Industrial Engineering Technology and Similarly Named Programs.

Program Highlights

As a student in our industrial engineering technology program, you’ll:

  • Gain access to CMU’s state-of-the-art labs for computer-aided design and manufacturing, electronics, robotics and manufacturing systems.
  • Have professional experience through internships with laboratories and other Michigan industries.
  • Set yourself up for success with innovative classroom and applied laboratory experiences that will help you compete well in the global job market.

Careers & Outcomes

Our graduates gain the knowledge and skills to solve problems and innovate. You’ll have opportunities in exciting careers in the design, installation, testing, evaluation, technical sales or maintenance of engineering systems.

Career Projected Salary
Manufacturing Production Supervisor $54,235
Production Supervisor $48,381
Industrial/Mechanical Engineering Technician $39,064
An engineer controls machine arms on an assembly line.