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Manufacturing and Mechanical Systems Integration MS

Achieve an advanced level of aptitude, as well as innovative leadership skills, in RIT's manufacturing engineering degree.

Program skills

Depending on student background and interest, special skills could include: Robotics and Automation, Product Design and Development, Design for Manufacturing & Assembly, Systems Modeling & Simulation, Project Management, Operations Management, Process Improvement, Technology Management, Controls for Manufacturing Automation, Data Acquisition & System Integration, Surface Mount Electronics Packaging, Materials & Processes.

Program facilities equipment

State-of-the-art: Industrial Robots, Automation Work Cells, Controls Systems for Manufacturing Automation, and a fully automated Surface Mount Electronics Manufacturing & Assembly lab. All equipment is housed in University/Industry research labs that advance Product Design, Robotics, and Automation knowledge.

Program job titles reported

Applications Engineer; Automation Engineer; Design Engineer; Industrial Engineer; Manufacturing Engineer; Process Engineer; Product Development Engineer; Project Manager; Quality Engineer; Supply Chain Analyst

Select program hiring partners

Adient; Alstom; American Axle & Manufacturing; B. Braun Medical; Borg Warner; Bristol Myers Squibb; Cummins; DePuy Synthes; Edmund Optics; Fiat Chrysler Automobiles; Hillrom; Honeywell Aerospace; imagineFORM; Keurig Dr Pepper; Kohler Company; L3Harris Technologies; Magnum Shielding Corporation; Micron Technologies;Navitar; Scaled Composites; Siemens; Tesla; Wegmans; Whirlpool


Outcome Rates*

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).


Knowledge Rate

*Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 96.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 4.00%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 96.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 4.00%
Alternative Plans 0%

Experiential Learning

Cooperative Education

Full-time students are eligible to participate in RIT’s cooperative education program. After completing two semesters (a minimum of 18 credit hours), students may request approval to complete up to one year of cooperative education employment related to their field of study.