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Accreditation - Manufacturing Engineering

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Within five years into their careers, the graduates from the Manufacturing Engineering Program at Bradley University will have successful careers based on

  • Demonstrated ability to recognize manufacturing business problems and implement effective solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead cross-functional teams in the design, implementation and improvement of processes and systems.
  • Demonstrated professional development through continuous learning opportunities such as varied work assignments, graduate education, or professional associations.
  • Demonstrated involvement in service activities that benefit the profession or the community.

Student Outcomes (SOs)

Manufacturing Engineering graduates will have:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex manufacturing engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. an ability to communicate technical concepts effectively with a range of audiences
  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. an ability to function effectively on multi-disciplinary teams whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. an ability to develop and conduct experiments, analyze and interpret data related to manufacturing processes, materials evaluation, and manufacturing systems, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies

Annual Student Enrollment and Graduation Data

Academic Year Enrollment Graduates
2012-13 16 7
2013-14 15 7
2014-15 25 10
2015-16 22 14
2016-17 15 12