Research and Innovation of manufacturing processes and products require scientists and technologists capable of solving complex problems, and of proposing disruptive solutions in different areas of knowledge.

While studying the Master of Science in Manufacturing Systems, students will participate in inspiring projects that provide them with the skills to successfully meet these and other next-generation manufacturing challenges, in fields such as Industry 4.0, Nanotechnology, Bioengineering and Industries such as Automotive and Aerospace 

The objective of this program is to train professionals for industry, who, as agents of change, will be capable of technological development, innovation and technology transfer, in new product, manufacturing materials and productive process design settings.

  • The academic program’s faculty is made up of research professors, where most of them belong to Mexico’s National System of Researchers (SNI, Spanish).
  • An internationalization program for stays at top universities and research centers around the world is available for the students.
  •  Industrial relations through projects and stays with national and international companies.
  • Tecnológico de Monterrey holds accreditations such as: SACS*, CIEES, SEP, and CONACYT**.

* Tecnológico de Monterrey is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (+1) 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Tecnológico de Monterrey

** See the accreditation’s validity of our programs and their benefits in accordance with CONACYT’s provisions, at Mexico’s National Quality Graduate Programs official website.

Engineers from all disciplines. Due to its interdisciplinary nature, the development and technological improvement of manufacturing systems requires the interaction of multiple areas of knowledge.

Comply with the comprehensive evaluation required in the admission process, through an interview conducted by the admissions committee of the graduate program. In addition, the following is necessary:

  • Simple copy of the Bachelor´s degree and/or Master's degree Certificate, where the following information is indicated:
          a. The overall GPA.
          b. Completion date of all the subjects of the study plan.
  •  Simple copy of the Bachelor´s degree and/or Master's degree.
  • Motivation letter or essay in which the candidate explains the reasons for his or her interest in the program, his or her potential contribution to it and the area in which he or she wishes to develop professionally with a research project.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Two letters of recommendation in the institutional format, from employers or professors.
  • Obtain at least 585 points in the adaptive version of the Postgraduate Studies Admission Test (PAEP) or its equivalent in other exams authorized by the Institution.
  • Obtain at least 550 points in the TOEFL exam or its equivalent in the other exams authorized by the Institution as an instrument for assessing the sufficiency of English language proficiency.

* The admission process may change without prior notice from the Admissions Committee
 ** Admission is the first step: then you can enroll in your graduate program of interest.


Face to Face


2 years





At the end of this program the graduate will be able to: 

Plan, manage, and conduct research and development projects in the field of design and manufacture of high value-added products and their materials 

Work as part of multidisciplinary groups in the research and innovation of new products, manufacturing  processes 


  • Innovation and Product Design
  • Advanced materials
  • Automation and mechatronics for manufacturing
  • Production engineering