Have a technical AAS degree? Our fully online Bachelor of Science in Technology with an emphasis in Applied Manufacturing Technology (BS-AMT) is a convenient and affordable way to build on your degree, advance into leadership positions, and increase your earning potential. Economists predict a surge in manufacturing job openings as the industry expands and highly skilled workers retire. Manufacturing jobs pay well, and a BS-AMT from NIU opens the door to management and leadership positions.
Our BS-AMT Program builds on your manufacturing knowledge and develops leadership skills for the manufacturing and technology fields. Online courses are taught by world-class NIU faculty who bring real industry challenges into the classroom.
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"My NIU technology degree has provided me with the tools to feel confident in the job I had, as well as the knowledge to continue advancing my career."
- Ryan Skinner, '15
"The biggest benefits of this program were that all of the classes were offered online and that the transfer process was seamless. After receiving my degree, I was promoted three levels and received a $25,000 salary increase."
- Chuck Grimm, '13
"Because of my degree I received a promotion six months before my graduation."
- Erick Brinker, '13
"I was often passed over for promotion due to my lack of a four-year degree. Since completing my BS, I have been promoted twice."
- Ben Schmitt, '11
"I returned to school after many years of working in industry. NIU provided the opportunity to advance my education and career without having to sacrifice my job."
- John Kessinger, '11