Get a head start to join the next cohort for the Manufacturing Bachelor’s Degree

Central Texas has a robust and diverse manufacturing industry, with thousands of high-paying positions going unfilled. Austin Community College District (ACC) hosts an open house for those looking to take the next step in their career and join the fall 2024 cohort for the Bachelor of Applied Technology in Manufacturing Engineering Technology (BMET).

Manufacturing Open House 

Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Highland Campus, Building 2000 (6101 Highland Campus Dr.), Eatery 73

Parking: Free parking is available at the ACC Highland South Parking Garage (see map)

The program offers both full- and part-time cohorts that include hybrid and online course options and an internship component for all students. 

Students in the program develop skills in:

  • professional practice, 
  • scholarly inquiry, 
  • organizational leadership, 
  • management principles, 
  • engineering principles, 
  • and the technical skills to identify and resolve production problems in the manufacturing of products. 

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Why Get a BMET?

Strong Job Market: Texas is home to more than 17,000 manufacturing companies. There is a diverse and significant presence in aerospace, technology, automotive, medical devices, and more manufacturing. 

Advanced Career Opportunities: A bachelor’s degree opens up various career opportunities in manufacturing, including roles as manufacturing engineers, industrial engineers, production managers, quality control specialists, and process improvement specialists, with higher salaries.

Specialized Knowledge: The program includes a deep understanding of production systems, quality control, automation, and materials science. This knowledge is key to long-term success in the industry.

Practical Skills: Get hands-on training and practical experience to prepare for real-world challenges in the field. 

Industry Demand: The manufacturing industry continuously evolves with new technologies and automation systems. That leads to a consistent demand for skilled professionals who can adapt to these changes.

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