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Build a Better Career With a Master of Engineering Degree in Manufacturing

Customize Your Pathway

Integrative Systems + Design (ISD) is a top ranked division within the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan that offers six pre-eminent interdisciplinary programs. Students may pursue their own interests by creating a customized pathway of study either online or on-campus from world-renowned faculty and industry experts among a mixed cohort of working professionals and full-time graduate students, which allows for a more rewarding and individualized learning experience.

Why Manufacturing?​

Manufacturing is a foundational piece of a strong economy, providing employment opportunities in the industry and in related service industries. Now, more than ever, there is a critical need for leaders and engineers who are innovators in technology and have the broad knowledge and skills to streamline manufacturing processes and make informed and insightful decisions. Students learn how to improve the production quality and efficiency through smart manufacturing systems, advanced additive manufacturing technologies, acquiring breadth across disciplines, leading project teams, understanding the complete product development and manufacturing processes, including its enterprise business management.

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A TOP-TIER ENGINEERING SCHOOL

Michigan Engineering is home to top-ranked departments that collaborate within the nation’s number one public research institution—the University of Michigan. We strive to anticipate the global, technological and educational changes ahead, and position our institution to lead the evolution of 21st-century engineering research and education for the benefit of the common good.

RANKED

#1

U.S. Public University

by QS World Rankings (2020)

#1

Public Research University In The U.S.

by the National Science Foundation (2017)

#2

Industrial / Manufacturing / Systems Engineering Programs​

by U.S. News and World Report (2020)

#7

Best Online Master's in Engineering Programs​

U.S. News and World Report (2022)

WHY ISD?

Integrative Mindset

We approach all of our programs with an integrative mindset, combining systems and design thinking. This holistic approach is the Michigan difference that makes students standout as leaders throughout their career.

Flexible Delivery Options

Each semester students choose the delivery mode that fits best for them—online or on-campus—and receive the same high-quality instruction from world-renowned faculty and industry experts, full access to U-M resources and earn the same degree no matter which format they choose for their studies.

Immersive Experience

A key component of our curriculum is our Capstone Project, which gives students the opportunity to immerse themselves in uncommon experiential learning opportunities to solve real world problems, taking the knowledge learned throughout the program directly to a graduate-level project in cutting-edge research labs, top ranked companies, or non-profit organizations.

Competitive Career Pathways

Our curriculum is organized into career pathways making students highly competitive for the best jobs around the world. ISD students have access to a myriad of resources, including professional societies and clubs, alumni connections and career resources, to give them the tools they need to prepare them to enter the workforce and excel in their career.

CAPSTONE PROJECT
PARTNER COMPANIES:

150+

CAREER
PLACEMENT:

95%

employed within 3 months
of graduation

AVERAGE
STARTING SALARY:

$90k

Dr. Judy Jin

ISD Program Director and Professor

Manufacturing Engineering

“Our graduates with cross-disciplinary skillsets are well prepared for taking a technical leader and engineering manager position in the new era of smart manufacturing.”

WHY MICHIGAN?

  • Integrates research, education, and practice
  • Flexible, custom programs of study 
  • 100+ top-10 programs
  • World-renowned faculty and state-of-the-art facilities
  • 500K+ alumni networks
  • Holistic education serving the common good

Be a Leader and Best at developing innovations to create a better future.

Build a Better Career With a Master of Engineering Degree in Manufacturing

Sign up to learn more from our Recruitment Coordinator.​

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