What is a Industrial technology management degree?
Industrial technology management at PennWest California is a comprehensive training program for industrial technologists who have an associate degree and want to earn a bachelor’s degree in order to take on leadership and management roles in business, industry and government. At PennWest California, our industrial technology management degree program is offered 100% online, which means you have the flexibility to earn your bachelor’s degree — and a promotion — on your schedule.
PennWest California’s online industrial technology management degree program focuses on:
- Operations management.
- Industrial cost analysis.
- Operations research.
- Project management.
- Computer integrated manufacturing.
- Production and inventory control.
Our online curriculum follows — and exceeds — the educational requirements necessary for industrial technologist certification by the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering (formerly known as NAIT).
What courses will I take in PennWest California’s online industrial technology management degree program?
The career-focused courses that make up PennWest California’s online industrial technology management degree program prepare you for industrial and management supervision. Online courses include:
- OSHA General Industrial Safety.
- Computer-Aided Manufacturing.
- Quality Planning and Analysis.
- Principles of Production.
- Statics and Strength of Materials.
- Technical Supervision.
- Industrial Cost Estimating.
- Production Analysis.
- Principles of Manufacturing.
- Supply Chain Fundamentals.
- Project Management.
- Computer-Integrated Manufacturing.
- Inventory Scheduling and Planning.
- Lean Enterprise.
- Concepts and Issues in Industrial Technology.
- General Education Courses.
What kind of careers can I pursue with industrial technology management degree?
Employment opportunities in industrial technology management are diverse, with PennWest California graduates finding careers as:
- CAD operators.
- Engineering technicians.
- Production supervisors.
- Purchasing agents.
- Industrial researchers.
- Safety managers.
- Manufacturing technicians.
- Systems analysts.
- Quality control managers.
- Computer numerical control (CNC) machine programmers.
- Robotic technicians.
- Industrial trainers.
- Sales representatives.
Why should I earn an online industrial technology management degree at PennWest California?
There are many reasons to earn an online industrial technology management degree at PennWest California. Among the top draws for students are the flexibility of the online program, the great job opportunities and salaries in technology management, and PennWest California’s exceptional faculty, who have years of industry experience. According to a recent survey of alumni, PennWest California industrial technology management degree graduates have a 100% job placement rate.
What are the prerequisites for PennWest California’s online industrial technology management degree?
To enter PennWest California’s online industrial technology management bachelor’s degree program, you need an associate degree in an area related to industrial technology (60-credit minimum).
How long will it take to earn an online industrial technology management degree?
An online industrial technology management bachelor’s degree at PennWest California can be completed in two years of full-time study, or four years of part-time study.
Does PennWest California offer internship opportunities in industrial technology management?
Yes. PennWest California’s online industrial technology management degree program encourages real-word work experience through internships. PennWest California’s faculty and Career and Professional Development Center will support you in finding a suitable internship in an industrial organization that best fits your career goals. Your internship will give you practical work experience in an environment in which you’ll be dealing with practical problems requiring real solutions in a relatively short timeframe. PennWest California’s industrial technology management degree program does award credit for internships, at the rate of one academic credit for each 40 hours of internship work. Approval by the instructor and the Applied Engineering and Technology Department chairperson is required for all internships.
Do you have further questions about PennWest California’s online technology management degree program?
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