Wayne State College
Manufacturing Management Degree

Manufacturing Management Degree Program

About the Manufacturing Management Degree Program

Nebraska is one of the top three states with the fastest growth in technology jobs. For companies to prosper, they need employees with the ability to design, deploy, integrate, and manage emerging technologies as well as traditional resources. From 3-D printing, robotics, and CNC machining, to advanced software solutions in construction, manufacturing, and planning and design, the Manufacturing Management degree program at Wayne State College will prepare you for a career as a manufacturing manager, a production supervisor, or an applied engineer. Combining technical content with business knowledge in the Manufacturing Management degree program, you will be well-suited for a wide variety of career opportunities solving challenging manufacturing problems.

Sample Program of Study

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Percent of recent WSC graduates employed or in graduate school
based on the most recent graduate survey

Fast Facts

Degrees offered: B.A. or B.S. in industrial technology/manufacturing management

Hours required:
For concentration: 63
General education: 30
To graduate from WSC: 120

Popular minors: Safety Management, Drafting and Design, Business Administration

School: Business and Technology

Department: Technology and Applied Science

Accreditation: Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)

Scholarships and Aid

In addition to having the region’s most affordable tuition, we offer thousands of dollars in scholarships every year. Learn more about scholarships and aid.

Our Focus is Results

Wayne State has the keys to your success and offers just what you need to become well prepared for the real world in the manufacturing management degree program.

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Skills Learned

  • Applied engineering
  • Manufacturing operations
  • Computer numeric control (CNC) machining
  • Production techniques
  • Computer integrated manufacturing
  • Robotics
  • Production planning
  • Quality control
  • Order fulfillment
  • Problem-solving, research, and design

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Manufacturing Management Careers

  • Manufacturing manager
  • Production supervisor
  • Applied engineer
  • Building materials manager
  • Plant manager
  • Inventory manager
  • CNC programmer/estimator

manufacturing management degree employers


  • Manufacturers
  • Fabrication companies
  • Transportation equipment manufacturing companies
  • Chemical manufacturing companies
  • Machinery manufacturing companies
  • Food manufacturing companies

Manufacturing Management Faculty

Our faculty are accomplished. Several are highly regarded as experts and have been recognized with notable honors and awards. And with a low student-to-faculty ratio, you'll be sure to receive an excellent education in the manufacturing management degree program.

Outside the Classroom

At Wayne State College, you’ll have opportunities to enhance your education in the manufacturing management degree program by participating in clubs, organizations, art shows, internships, and more.

WSC Service-Learning


Make a difference in the community while learning skills you can apply toward your future career. Wayne State’s Service-Learning program has received national awards in recognition of outstanding community service, with more than 400 students participating in Service-Learning projects each semester.  Projects in this field include building and rehabilitating houses with local Habitat for Humanity affiliates and homeowners.

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  • Field trips – Visit local construction and manufacturing facilities to meet pros in the industry and get a peek at operations behind the scenes to watch how things are made.
  • Peer tutoring and mentoring programs – Help fellow students master their courses and improve their skills, or be part of a support system for new students, all while gaining valuable experience for your resume.
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You’ll have a chance to work with local companies in this field to help gain experience and earn credit toward the manufacturing management degree program. Career Services is also available to help you find the best internship opportunities.

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