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Digital Thread Engineering Technology DTET.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 16 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Industrial & Systems Engineering Technology
Effective as of Fall 2023

What is the program about?

The Digital Thread Engineering Technology short-term technical certificate prepares students for entry-level positions requiring an ability to identify and effectively utilize digital thread and engineering tools related to manufacturing, logistics, data management, and cyber security.

Program Outcomes

  • Examine various digital thread applications and use cases, including an analysis of case studies drawn from various manufacturing industry examples.
  • Assess current and future digital thread related technologies and tools, including those supporting product design and manufacturing, logistics, data management, and cyber security, while considering how they may be leveraged throughout the lifecycle of a manufactured product.
  • Survey digital thread related careers to ascertain current and future opportunities, with particular attention given to manufacturing, logistics, data management, and cyber security domains.

Career Opportunities

There is a rapidly growing need for technicians with experience in digital thread engineering technology. Students that complete this program will be well positioned to enter or advance in positions focused digital thread technologies, including those related to technician level manufacturing, logistics, data management, cyber security. Requirements for these skills are prevalent and growing in positions in government, industry, and academic organizations, both locally and nationally. Additionally, students completing the program will be prepared to pursue additional certificate and degree programs to further enhance their capabilities and skills.


Course Title Credits
BIS 1010 Digital Thread Data Management 3
CIS 1010 Digital Thread Cyber Security 3
ISE 1401 Introduction to Digital Thread Technology 3
ISE 1402 Digital Thread Enabled Manufacturing 3
MAN 1010 Digital Thread Enhanced Logistics 3
MET 1131 (Personal Computer Applications for Engineering Technology) OR MET 1161 (Software Tools for Engineering Technology) 1
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.