Joining the Manufacturing Engineering Technology Program
Manufacturing Engineering Technology is a four-year undergraduate degree program that prepares students for technical and management careers in manufacturing. The MET program is an open-enrollment degree. To declare MET as your major, visit Room 242 Clyde Building.
MET BS Program Requirements
The MET major requires a minimum of 124 total hours to graduate. A full list of required courses can be found at https://catalog.byu.edu/engineering-and-technology/school-of-technology/manufacturing-engineering-technology-bs
A flowchart of the recommended order of courses can be picked up at the School of Technology Main Office, 265 Crabtree Building or at https://sot.et.byu.edu/content/flow-charts.
MET Scholarship Opportunities
The School of Technology and the MET Program offer several scholarship based on various criteria and needs. To apply for all available scholarships, fill out the form at https://sot.et.byu.edu/sites/default/files/advise/METscholarship_001_0.pdf and return it by mail, fax, email or in person according to the instructions on the form. Please note that the deadline for applying for each upcoming school year is March 1st.
MET Internship Opportunities
One requirement for the MET program is to complete at least one internship, fulfilling the course MFG 399R. Many resources are available at the university, college, school, and program level to help you find the perfect fit! For help in finding, applying for, and getting credit for an internship, call, email, or visit the School of Technology Advisement Office https://sot.et.byu.edu/content/advisement-internship-office-information. You can also browse the resources available at the College Internship website https://cet-interns.groups.et.byu.net/.
In addition to conventional internships based in the USA, the MET program coordinates with the Kennedy Center to offer a five-week internship program in China or Taiwan http://kennedy.byu.edu/manufacturing-engineering-internship-asia-2/. Additional international opportunities are offered through the College’s Weidman Center for Global Leadership http://www.et.byu.edu/weidman-center/international-opportunities/international-internships.
MET Undergraduate Research
The MET program places a large focus on getting interested students engaged in faculty-mentored research, even as early as your freshman year! If you are interested, visit the “Research” tab above and contact the School of Technology or individual faculty members to discuss current opportunities.
Thinking of applying? Partway through the program and wondering about the next step? Curious about additional opportunities? Contact the School of Technology Advisement Office for any questions or guidance https://sot.et.byu.edu/content/advisement-internship-office-information.