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Smart Manufacturing & Digital Integration

Be among the first in the nation to earn this new Associate of Applied Science degree in Smart Manufacturing and Digital Integration (SMDI). Meet the demand for highly skilled technical staff that can integrate physical production and operation with digital technology.

Median SMDI Salary in Indiana
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$53,643 - $88,552
Annual SMDI Salary Range
Wage data taken from U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. May 2020 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates: Indiana. (2021).

The Smart Manufacturing and Digital Integration AAS was developed with Industry 4.0 Smart Automation Certification Alliance (SACA) credentialing embedded into the curriculum. This fully combines the technical and hands-on training needed to stay competitive in this emerging field.

Coupling the SMDI program with the latest industry SACA Credentials, this program will enable your career to be realized, as you lead the way to integrate manufacturing with the latest digital technologies.

Our Graduates

The SMDI Associate of Applied Science degree program prepares students for careers, career changes and career advancement. This will also prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions. Possible careers for graduates include Mechatronic & Robotic Engineering, Automation & Systems Integration at companies such as Lippert Components and Endress+Hauser.

Transfer Partners

Discover the many transfer opportunities available to Ivy Tech students!

Industry Partners

Ivy Tech Community College has several industry partners that provide graduates possible careers upon completion of their accreditation. These careers include Automation and System Integrators, Intelligent Manufacturing Specialist and Mechatronic and Robotic Engineers.

Corporate Partners
Degrees & Certificates

Please select from our list of certificates, technical certificates, and degrees below for class and location information. More information is available on each degree and certificate option in the dropdown above.

Academic Catalog: Review the program degree requirements and course descriptions.


Smart Manufacturing and Digital Integration
(21 credit hours = 2 semesters)

Technical Certificates

Smart Manufacturing and Digital Integration
(31 credit hours = 3 semesters)


Associate of Applied Science - Smart Manufacturing and Digital Integration
(70 credit hours = 5 semesters)

Related Programs:

You may also be interested in other computing programs like Computer Science, Cyber Security/Information Assurance, Database Management and Administration, Informatics, Information Technology Support, Network Infrastructure or Software Development.  For a short description on each program check out this video or visit the School of Information Technology.

NOTE: The number of credits required for a degree or certificate is based on students who are program-ready and does not include College Prep courses. Availability of degrees and certificates varies by campus.

Program Outcomes

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Program Locations

The Smart Manufacturing and Digital Integration program is offered at the Ivy Tech campuses above.