In this short-term program, you’ll receive the advanced preparation needed for a career in smart manufacturing. Through practical course work, you’ll learn how to use data analytics and artificial intelligence to improve the efficiency, sustainability and financial performance of manufacturing systems.

Designed for those with bachelor’s degrees, the program also features study of supply chain management, machine and deep learning, augmented reality, data acquisition and more.

Alongside other professionals, you’ll learn how to:

  • Employ digital twin and data-driven models
  • Develop machine learning algorithms
  • Use and acquire data from the internet of things
  • Utilize augmented and virtual reality
  • Implement sustainable tools, systems and practices
  • Understand human-robot teaming, human-AI teaming and human augmentation

Course work in this fully online program includes lectures, activities, group discussions and a culminating pilot project.

Prepare for leadership.

As you study important smart manufacturing principles, such as resource allocation, production processes and materials handling, you’ll also build essential soft skills, including:

  • Critical and analytical thinking
  • Communication
  • Problem solving
  • Decision making
  • Teamwork
  • Sustainable thinking

Invaluable in today’s market, these skills can help you advance into some of the field’s top positions.

Gain important practical experience.

Along with advanced study, the program features extensive hands-on course work. From day one, you’ll participate in real-world training and exercises, designed to help you absorb new skills and principles – just as you would on the job.

In your final course, you’ll engage in a pilot project focused on the use cases of 3D printing, robotics and assembly lines. When you finish, you’ll possess the strong technical ability to excel in high-level roles and functions.

Get ongoing, personal support.

Throughout the program, you’ll receive the one-on-one support of a team dedicated to your personal and professional success. These specialists, in addition to being good listeners, can help you with all administrative matters, freeing you to focus on your course work and your career.

Learn the field from anywhere, at any time.

On our convenient online platform, you can earn your professional experience and credentials without ever leaving the comfort and safety of home. Our online courses feature real-time class sessions, on-demand access to learning materials, and frequent networking opportunities with your peers.