University breaks new ground in manufacturing world with industry-inspired automation leadership degree

9 Jun 2023


Manufacturing is going high-tech — robots, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, analytics and more to help make and distribute products. It’s called Industry 4.0, or smart automation.

Much of the next generation of the manufacturing workforce won’t make the products but will program and manage the automated systems that do it for them. To address the growing, skilled workforce needs, a first-of-its-kind bachelor’s program, automation leadership, was approved for UW-Stout on June 9 by the UW System Board of Regents. Enrollment is open for the fall semester.

Read the complete article from UW-Stout here.