M.Sc. On Campus

Engineering Technology Leadership

Western Illinois University

12 months
13830 USD/year
13830 USD/year
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The Engineering Technology Leadership program at Western Illinois University is designed to prepare manufacturing professionals to be knowledgeable about world class manufacturing systems.


The Engineering Technology Leadership program at Western Illinois University provides advanced course work in manufacturing strategies, agendas, and quality control. In addition, the program addresses principles of world class organizations and restructuring of manufacturing practices, which include, but are not limited to: simultaneous/concurrent engineering practices, just in time manufacturing, material requirements/resources planning, and product and process simplification with value analysis/value engineering. 

Learning outcomes

The program permits advanced course work for those persons having baccalaureate degrees in a variety of related technological fields (manufacturing, engineering, graphic communication, business, construction, and production are a few examples). For those persons actively engaged in manufacturing production management positions, this program offers an opportunity to research technical and scientific developments in advanced manufacturing systems. Other professionals who find it necessary to develop technical knowledge and skills from disciplines as diverse as computer science, industrial engineering, and business administration can benefit from the program.

The program at Western Illinois University enables the University to assist individuals in industry who wish to advance into positions of increased responsibility in the area of manufacturing systems. The program permits those in industry to keep abreast of changes in technology and enables those with a technical background to have manufacturing experience at the graduate level prior to, or while, being employed full time.

Why Engineering Technology Leadership at WIU?

Graduates of the ETL degree program are beneficiaries of the following:

  • 100% placement
  • Small student-to-faculty ratio
  • Small class sizes
  • Collaborative learning environment
  • Industry certifications
  • High salaries
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Internship opportunities

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Engineering Technology: Research Design, Visualization, and Dissemination 
  • Management of Engineering Technology 
  • Engineering Technology Leadership 
  • Information Measurement Theory 
  • Research Techniques in Technical Areas

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National students - rolling admission


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for admission to the School of Graduate Studies must hold a bachelor's degree from an institution that is accredited by the appropriate U.S. Department of Education regional institutional accrediting agency. 
  • Applicants usually apply for admission to a degree program simultaneously with admission to the School of Graduate Studies. 
  • If the applicant meets the minimum admission requirements of the School of Graduate Studies, a copy of the application materials is forwarded to the program of interest for consideration.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13830 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13830 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13830 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Macomb

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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