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Minnesota State University, Mankato
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Undergraduate and Graduate MET students gathered for an introduction to new computer numerical control coordinate measurement machine system.

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the Master of Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology, students must have a 2.75 grade point average in their last 64 semester hours of undergraduate coursework. Students not meeting these criteria can be admitted if they present acceptable scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) (see the department for specific requirements). International students who have their undergraduate degree from a country whose language is not English can be admitted with a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test score of 525 or better. The GRE is not required.

Successful applicants must have completed undergraduate coursework including the following:


  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II

Computer Science

  • C++ Programming (or other programming language)

Electrical Engineering Technology

  • Circuit Analysis I

Manufacturing Engineering Technology

  • Computer Aided Drafting
  • Statics, Dynamics, Material Strength
  • Metallurgy/Materials Processing I
  • Materials Processing II
  • Manufacturing Automation

Applicants who do not have the prerequisite courses completed will be provisionally admitted to the program with the undergraduate courses listed as deficiencies.


All applicants should submit the following to the College of Graduate Studies and Research: a completed Application for Graduate Study, verification of the baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university, two official transcripts listing undergraduate/graduate degree(s) to be sent directly from the degree-granting institution to the College of Graduate Studies and Research (including MSU students, undergraduates, faculty, and staff), and any additional information required for international students, if appropriate. Upon receipt of these materials, the College of Graduate Studies and Research will forward the applicant's file to the Department of Automotive recommendation. Admissions are made each semester and all application materials must be received by the deadline for the semester applied.

For application forms and information, please contact:

College of Graduate Studies and Research
Minnesota State University, Mankato
125 Wigley Administration Center
Mankato, MN 56001

Graduate Assistantships

The Manufacturing Engineering Technology Program typically has 3 to 5 graduate assistantships. Duties include research assisting and lab supervision. The department typically makes its decision by June 1st for assistantships which begin in August. All graduate assistants must be full-time graduate students. Graduate assistants qualify for up to $8,000 per year, receive a tuition stipend for half of their enrolled graduate credits per semester, and qualify for in-state tuition rates.

A listing of additional available graduate assistantships is maintained at the Career Development and Counseling Center.

For information about different types of financial aid, contact:

Office of Financial Aid
Minnesota State University, Mankato
109 Wigley Administration Center
Mankato, MN 56001

Course Descriptions and Curriculum

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