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Graduate Catalog 2007-08 
    
Graduate Catalog 2007-08 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Science in Manufacturing Engineering


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Advisor:
David M. Lyth,
Room F-222 Parkview Campus

The Master of Science in Manufacturing Engineering is designed to provide advanced competencies in the areas of computer-aided manufacturing, computer-aided design and analysis, and integrated processing of polymers, metals, and composite materials.  This program is designed for decision-makers in manufacturing engineering, engineering graphics and design, process engineering, quality assurance, and tooling design.

Admission Requirements

A candidate for admission must possess a baccalaureate degree from a recognized program in engineering, physics, mathematics, or other field related to engineering.  A candidate for admission must also:

  1. Possess a grade point average of 3.0 or better during the last two years of undergraduate work.
  2. Submit GRE (Graduate Record Examination) scores from the General Test.
  3. Have completed undergraduate courses in computer-aided design, computer-aided manufacturing, properties of materials, metrology, quality control, and manufacturing processes or equivalent experience.  Students who lack this background should consult with an advisor as specialized programs (usually involving additional credit hours over basic requirements) can be provided.

Program Requirements


The Master of Science in Manufacturing Engineering requires a minimum of thirty (30) hours: Fifteen (15) hours of core courses and fifteen (15) hours of electives.

And Either:


  • MATH 5650 - Design of Experiments for Quality Improvement
    or

2. Elective courses (15 hours) are chosen in consultation with the academic program advisor.


These courses are listed on-line at www.wmich.edu/ime. Electives may include a project (IME 6970) with a written report and oral presentation or a thesis (IME 6830 and IME 7000) if desired by the student.

3. An overall 3.0 grade point average.


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