Employment of Industrial Technicians is expected to grow 16% from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations.

-Occupational Outlook Handbook 2017, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Why choose Ranken for your degree?

In Ranken’s five-semester Industrial Engineering Technology program, students take coursework designed to prepare them to maintain and repair factory equipment and other industrial machinery.

The four-week classes alternate with a four-week internship to provide real-world experience. Students also take general education courses to complete the degree.

Students at Ranken are introduced to concepts through online multimedia training modules, then practice these concepts on shop simulators to gain hands-on experience. After four weeks of training, students move on to the paid internship, to gain a deeper understanding through real-world experience.

Ranken’s blended technical education offers a superior training program, and the opportunity to “earn while you learn.”

Interested in seeing more of our Industrial Engineering Technology facilities? Take an interactive 360° virtual tour of Ranken Technical College’s INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY department.

National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Credentials

The industry uses NIMS credentials to recruit, hire, place, and promote workers. NIMS certifies individual skills against a national standard. Earning NIMS credentials requires performance and theory tests, drawn directly from the NIMS Standards, and are written and piloted by industry.

Companies currently Participating in IET internships:

  • TG Missouri
  • Emerson
  • Gilster-Mary Lee
  • SRG Global
  • H-J Family of Companies

Interested in seeing more of our Manufacturing facilities? Take an interactive 360° virtual tour of Ranken Technical College’s MANUFACTURING departments.

Rodney J. Eftink

Instructor, Full Time

John M. Otte

Instructor, Full Time

Mark A. Malcinski

Instructor, Full Time

Industrial Technology

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Marcus Chaplin

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Senior Facilities Manager @ W.W. Grainger

2013 Industrial Engineering Technology
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Tyler Keim

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
CNC Operator @ Elite Tool

2021 Advanced Manufacturing Technology
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Taylor Watson

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Machinist @ Roton Products

2020 Advanced Precision Machining Technology
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Nick Meloy

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Laborer, LoneStar Pipeline Contractors

2020 Fabrication and Welding Technology
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Riley Riehn

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Engineering Technician @ TG Missouri Corporation

May 2019 Industrial Engineering Technology
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Eric Bowman

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Numerical Control Electrician @ Boeing and Anheuser-Busch

2009-2016 AS in Electrical Construction Design & Mgmt, Industrial Technology, and Electrical Maintenance; 2020 BS in Applied Management
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Zach Darr

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Service Technician 3 @ CBRE

2015 Precision Machining Technology
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Frank Roth IV

Department: Alumni Manufacturing
Owner, Elite Tool, Moscow Mills, Missouri

2000 Precision Machining Technology
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Dale Niemeier

Department: Alumni Manufacturing


1971 Precision Machining Technology
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Dave Rogers

Department: Alumni Manufacturing


1971 Machining
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