Bachelor of Science in Digital Manufacturing Technology

Where Computer Science is Applied to Manufacturing & Automation

The College of Innovation & Technology’s Bachelor of Science in Digital Manufacturing Technology is one of the few academic programs in the country where you can earn the degree you need to excel in the changing world of automation and manufacturing.

The transformative Digital Manufacturing Technology degree is an interdisciplinary program designed to build your expertise in diverse areas of manufacturing technology including product design, programming, and advanced digital manufacturing process. Through quality liberal arts education and robust technical training, you are well-prepared to pursue manufacturing and logistics-related careers such as quality engineers, manufacturing engineers, and systems integration engineers.

Why Study Digital Manufacturing Technology at UM-Flint?

Hands-on Learning

The Digital Manufacturing Technology program works closely with industry partners to create co-curricular opportunities for students to obtain first-hand experience in applying the latest manufacturing technologies to the real world. Through pioneering entrepreneurship and leadership programs with our industry partners, you can follow visionary leaders to ignite innovation in the era of Industry 4.0.

Committed Expert Faculty

The faculty members of the BS in Digital Manufacturing Technology program are experts in the field. Learning under our renowned faculty, you are able to gain the most cutting-edge insights into automation and manufacturing engineering. You can also develop inspiring mentorships with your instructors and gain valuable academic and career guidance.

Digital Manufacturing Technology is a degree designed for the future. Discover more about this amazing major that can prepare you for the world of manufacturing in the 21st century, only at UM-Flint!

Program Curriculum

The Bachelor of Science in Digital Manufacturing Technology employs a transformative curriculum that innovatively integrates practical technical training into a high-quality liberal arts education to produce career-ready graduates.

In addition to general education requirements, the curriculum includes 13 credits of prerequisite courses that build a knowledge base of programming and design-thinking and 72 credits of program requirements that delve into the application of new manufacturing technologies. The program also provides elective courses for students to explore relevant topics that fit their career interests.

Through experiential training and project-based Capstone courses, students acquire the abilities to develop, communicate, and implement digital and next-generation theories and technologies to solve real-world problems.

Review the detailed
BS in Digital Manufacturing Technology curriculum.

Digital Manufacturing Technology Core Courses

  • DMT 125 – Materials and Processing Applications 
  • DMT 230 – Manufacturing Project Management
  • DMT 250 – Digital Manufacturing I: Manufacturing Systems
  • DMT 260 – Electronic Systems 
  • DMT 280 – Introduction to Robotics 
  • DMT 300 – Quality Management for Next Generation Industries
  • DMT 310 – Technology Integration I: Bar Codes to Biometrics 
  • DMT 330 – Human Factors for Technology Systems
  • DMT 340 – Economics of Digital Manufacturing Systems 
  • DMT 445 – Product Design and Development 
  • EGR 165 – Computer-Aided Design
  • IOE 200 – Probability and Statistics for Engineers
  • ITI 150 – Internet of Things 
  • SCM 371 – Operations Management

CIT Class Scholarship

What’s included:

  • Given to all admitted students into a CIT program for fall 2022
  • $1,000 per semester for fall/winter in year 1
  • $500 per semester for fall/winter in years 2-4
  • A laptop that you get to keep
  • All students must have a 2.0 GPA or higher to maintain eligibility

Manufacturing Technology Career Opportunities

According to the Wall Street Journal, within the next three years, American manufacturers are on track to employ more college graduates than workers with a high-school education or less as part of a shift toward automation. The Bachelor of Science in Digital Manufacturing degree program can prepare you to pursue various in-demand, high-paying careers in this evolving field of manufacturing engineering and technology. Potential roles include:

  • Industrial Engineer
  • Engineering Technician
  • Systems Engineer
  • Industrial Production Manager
  • Architectural and Engineering Manager
  • Design and Production Manager

Admission Requirements

If you are ready to disrupt the future of manufacturing and automation, submit the following materials to apply to UM-Flint’s Bachelor of Science in Digital Manufacturing Technology program:

  • A completed online or paper application
  • Official transcripts from all previous schools

Review UM-Flint’s complete undergraduate admission requirements.

Learn More about the BS in Digital Manufacturing Technology Degree Program

Join us on the journey of the manufacturing revolution. Apply to UM-Flint’s Bachelor of Science in Digital Manufacturing degree to challenge the way products are developed. If you have more questions about the program, submit a request information form to learn more!

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