Online Master's of Science in Applied Manufacturing Engineering

Prepare for a new role in your career with a Master’s degree in Engineering. The North Alabama Master of Science in Applied Manufacturing Engineering* offers the skills and training in high demand by manufacturing employers. Take advantage of our faculty’s deep experience in applied engineering at a surprisingly affordable price.

This online engineering degree has been specifically developed to meet the demands of working professionals with versatile curriculum based on cutting-edge research and industry demand, flexible admissions with consideration given to all STEM bachelor’s degrees, and advising and mentoring support from the university’s outstanding professors.


Under $13,000


Time to Complete
As few as 2 years


Mode Offered



Why North Alabama?

The University of North Alabama is a leader in online programs recognized for quality and student development, including access to career development events like the expansive annual Career Fair.

The Engineering and Technology programs at North Alabama are known for exceptional student service with accomplished professors hailing from ranked universities.  The Engineering Technology undergraduate program is ABET-accredited. 

By choosing a Master's degree in Engineering from the University of North Alabama, you will benefit from a program stressing applied manufacturing technologies based on the current challenges of the industries and employers specifically looking for qualified engineers in order to meet those needs.


Platform classes in applied engineering math and programming:

  • Choose from Advanced Discipline-Specific Classes in 3-D modeling, Chemical Processes, Automated Manufacturing, and Bio-Engineering

Choose from MBA Classes in Project Management, Team Building, and ERP Systems

Manufacturing classes include (but are not limited to):

  • Manufacturing Systems Design
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Quality Control & Six Sigma
  • Engineering Analysis
  • Simulations
UNA Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Kimberly A. Greenway
"Engineering and Technology has provided me with the skills and opportunity to succeed both academically and professionally. The department has worked tirelessly to see each student succeed after college; for instance, there are students interning with major corporations such as Adtran, Lockheed Martin, and the National Space & Science Technology Center."
-- Dylan McKelvey, University of North Alabama Department of Engineering and Technology Alumnus

Courses Available Every Semester

8-week course format allows for year-round admissions.

What can I do with an MS in Applied Manufacturing Engineering?

The purpose of a Master’s degree in Engineering is to provide further training and skills for advancement and leadership opportunities using applied methodologies that are in direct response to the needs of manufacturing. Job titles you may qualify for with this graduate-level, online engineering degree include Manufacturing Manager, Project Manager, ERP Manager, Manufacturing Director, Facilities Manager, Maintenance Manager, General Manager, Safety Manager, and general engineering management positions.

Admissions Requirements

The minimum requirements to be considered for acceptance into the Master’s degree in Engineering program include one of the following:

  • A four-year engineering degree from an ABET-accredited school
  • A four-year engineering technology degree from an ABET-accredited school
  • A four-year engineering technology or another STEM degree may apply with two levels of calculus upon approval

Tuition and Aid

$350 per credit hour

Plus a $50 per-credit-hour Distance Learning fee for a total of 30 credit hours. Save money by asking your employer about their tuition reimbursement policy.

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Tuition Cost

Master of Science in Applied Manufacturing Engineering

Less than $13,000


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