Manufacturing Foundations Certificate

Cars that are being manufactured.

Interested in an entry-level position in the high-demand field of manufacturing?

Or are you already working in manufacturing and want to upgrade your skills?

Consider Miami University Regionals new certificate program in manufacturing foundations.

Offered in the Department of Engineering Technology with support of the Ohio Engineering Technology Educators Association, the new program is fast, affordable, and lays the groundwork that can lead to a rewarding career or a college degree.


The coursework is presented in a hybrid (combination of online/in-person) format, and can be completed in as little as one semester. You’ll then put that knowledge to work in a required internship with a local manufacturer.

For an added bonus, you will earn Miami’s Manufacturing Fundamentals Microcredential once you complete the first 9 ENT credit hours.

Certificate programs are a smart investment. Not only will you have the learning skills that you need to start your career in manufacturing but you will be learning them at Miami University Regionals, recognized as being top in the state for students’ return on investment.


Students who earn the certificate can enter the workforce and continue seamlessly toward earning an associate or bachelor’s degree in one of Miami Regionals Engineering Technology programs. They can also earn additional certificates at educational institutions across the state.

Course Requirements

MTH 125 Pre-Calculus (5)

ENT 135 Computer Aided Drafting (3)

ENT 151 Engineering Materials (3)

ENT 152 Computer Aided Mfg. I (3)

EGS 215 Workplace Writing (3)

ENT 340 Internship (1-3)

Total Credit Hours 18-20

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