The fall 2022 class is now enrolling! See info sessions and application details below.
Austin Community College’s Bachelor of Applied Technology (BAT) in Manufacturing Engineering Technology can prepare you to support, collaborate, and lead high-tech manufacturing and engineering operations! Use your Associate of Applied Science degree to step directly into a bachelor's degree program that was designed for you. ACC can help YOU advance your career in this high-demand field.
Texas is home to more than 17,000 manufacturing companies and growing. Graduates of the program will find extensive career opportunities in Austin’s expanding manufacturing sector. There is extremely high demand for skilled technical professionals in advanced manufacturing, with job growth quickly outpacing the number of applicants available. Salaries in booming industries like semiconductor manufacturing, automotive manufacturing, and more high-tech fields have strong growth potential over the next ten years in Austin.
A bachelor’s degree can advance your career and earning potential. The BAT Program is designed for ACC’s applied science graduates to stack their credits toward a bachelor’s degree. In fact, up to half of the credits you need for a BAT in manufacturing will come from your Associate of Applied Science in these areas:
The BAT in Manufacturing Engineering Technology consists of 120 credits of coursework, with up to half coming from your associate of applied science degree. BAT’s upper-division courses are only offered one time per year as part of a structured curriculum. All courses in any semester must be completed with a grade of C or better before proceeding to the next semester. Students must successfully complete one semester before going to the next.
The BAT degree program has the same tuition and fees as our associate degree programs. Calculate your tuition costs using the tuition table.
You must meet the following criteria to be considered for the BAT in Manufacturing Engineering Technology Program.
Note: Requirements are subject to change, so check the BAT Program website for any eligibility changes or updates.
Info session attendance at one of ACC's scheduled Information Sessions is required for admission to the BAT degree program.
Click on the date you want to attend to register for the Information Session:
Please visit our department website to register for an information session. The meeting link will be sent to you upon registration. Don’t miss this opportunity!! Seats are limited for Fall 2022 Enrollment!
Students are selected for the BAT Program through an application process. Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to the program. The Fall application deadline for Fall 2022 is July 15th, 2022.
The BAT Program is now enrolling for Fall 2022. The extended application deadline is 5 p.m. on Friday, July 15, 2022. Incomplete applications are not accepted, and all prerequisite courses must be completed by the end of the summer semester.
First priority is given to ACC graduates of one of the eligible Associate of Applied Science programs listed above. Second priority is given to applicants living or working in the ACC taxing district and service area. Ranking is based on overall GPA, related experience, and associate degree program.
We are pleased to announce that the Bachelor of Applied Technology in Manufacturing Engineering Technology at ACC is now 100% (FULLY) accredited by The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOS).