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MS in Manufacturing and Mechanical Systems Integration

Overview

The MS Manufacturing and Mechanical Systems Integration program is a multidisciplinary degree offered by the department of manufacturing and mechanical engineering technology in collaboration with the colleges of Business and Engineering. The program is designed for individuals who wish to achieve competence in the effective integration of the computing, manufacturing, design, and maintenance processes found in any manufacturing enterprise. Students take a set of common core courses and then elect a concentration in design, manufacturing, software, electronics packaging, management, or quality.

MS/CIMET Contact Information
Program Chair:

S. Manian Ramkumar
smrmet@rit.edu
78-1514

Types of jobs a person might have in this field

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Typical Course Sequence - Manufacturing and Mechanical Systems Integration (thesis option)

CourseSem. Cr. Hrs.
First Year
MFET-650Manufacturing and Mechanical Systems Fundamentals3
CQAS-670Designing Experiments for Process Improvement3
GRCS-702Graduate Writing Strategies3
GRCS-701Research Methods3
 Concentration Courses6
CQAS-682Lean Six Sigma Fundamentals3
ACCT-703Accounting for Decision Makers3
MFET-788Thesis Planning3
Second Year
DECS-744Project Management3
 Concentration Course3
MFET-790Thesis3
Total Semester Credit Hours 36

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Typical Course Sequence - Manufacturing and Mechanical Systems Integration (capstone project option)

CourseSem. Cr. Hrs.
First Year
MFET-650Manufacturing and Mechanical Systems Fundamentals3
CQAS-670Designing Experiments for Process Improvement3
GRCS-702Graduate Writing Strategies3
GRCS-701Research Methods3
 Concentration Courses6
CQAS-682Lean Six Sigma Fundamentals3
ACCT-703Accounting for Decision makers3
Second Year
DECS-744Project Management3
 Concentration Course3
 Elective3
Choose one of the following: 3
   MFET-797   Capstone Project 
   CQAS-683   Lean Six Sigma Project 
Total Semester Credit Hours 36

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Typical Course Sequence - Manufacturing and Mechanical Systems Integration (comprehensive exam option)

CourseSem. Cr. Hrs.
First Year
MFET-650Manufacturing and Mechanical Systems Fundamentals3
CQAS-670Designing Experiments for Process Improvement3
GRCS-702Graduate Writing Strategies3
GRCS-701Research Methods3
CQAS-682Lean Six Sigma Fundamentals3
ACCT-703Accounting for Decision Makers3
 Concentration Courses6
Second Year
DECS-744Project Management3
 Concentration Course3
 Electives6
MFET-795Comprehensive Examination0
Total Semester Credit Hours 36

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Concentration options

CourseSem. Cr. Hrs.
Automated manufacturing
ISEE-710Systems Simulation3
MFET-670Manufacturing Automation Controls3
MFET-685Robots and CNC in Integrated Manufacturing3
Electronics packaging 
MFET-655Electronics Packaging Fundamentals3
MFET-765Advanced Concepts in Electronics Packaging3
TCET-740Fiber Optics Telecommunications Technology3
Management systems  
MGMT-740Organizational Behavior and Leadership3
MGMT-742Technology Management3
 Operations and Supply Chain Management3
Product development
MCET-620Robust Design and Production Systems3
MCET-670Concept Design and Critical Parameter Management3
MCET-720Product and Production System Development and Integration3
Quality management 
CQAS-621Statistical Quality Control3
CQAS-741Regression Analysis3
MCET-620Robust Design3

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Electives

Students in the thesis option will take one elective; those in the capstone project option will complete two electives. Courses selected must be any course from another concentration, any course from another graduate program (if approved by the program director and faculty member teaching the course), and any independent study course if approved by the student’s program director

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Course descriptions

The link below will take you to the RIT course catalog search.  When the page opens, please click on M, and then choose MFET or MCET(the MS in Manufacturing and Mechanical Systems Integration has a combination of 600 and 700 level courses from Mechanical Engineering Technology and Manufacturing Engineering Technology).  This will display the list of all MFET or MCET specific courses.  Click on any course to display the detailed descriptions.

* Please note that the MS in Manufacturing and Systems Integration also contains courses from several other colleges including Engineering, Business, and Center for Quality and Applied Statistics.  Follow the process above and select the beginning 4 letter code of the course name you wish to see the description for from the link below *

RIT COURSE CATALOG

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