Certificate Requirements and Program Options:

Certificate Program – Advanced Manufacturing Machine Technology Program

Semester 1 – 16 college credits
Semester 2 – 18 college credits
Semesters 1 & 2 Total – 34 college credits

Certificate Program – Semester One & Semester Two
Upon completion of the two semester program, the student has options: career employment and part-time education leading to associate and four year degrees (with real possibility of tuition reimbursement by your employer) or continue immediately in an associate degree program followed by career employment and further education.

GPA 2.0 required

Semester I
Number Title Credits
MFG* 124 Blueprint Reading 2
MFG* 120 Metrology 3
MFG* 150 Introduction to Machine Technology 4
MFG* 166 Benchwork 1
MFG* 168 Computer Numerical Control I 3
MFG* 110 SolidWorks 3
Semester II
Number Title Credits
MFG* 105 Manufacturing Math II 3
MFG* 125 Blueprint Reading II 3
MFG* 165 Intermediate Machine Technology 3
MFG* 160 Introduction to GD&T 3
MFG* 256 Computer Numerical Control II 3
QUA* 114 Manufacturing Quality Control 3
Total Credits Required: 34


Additional Coursework for All Students (credit-free)

Career Awareness Math I
CNC Projects Metrology with CMM
Machine Lab  


Features for qualified Students: Scholarships, Internships, Apprenticeship, Financial Aid

++ Transfer students should consult transfer institutions for course recommendations.

The student who completes the 34 semester hour Advanced Manufacturing Machine Technology program has a choice to pursue employment; to matriculate in an associate degree program; or to develop higher level skills sets in machine technology by transitioning into a third semester program in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing Machine Technology II, CAD/CAM, or Quality Inspection.

There is a trend toward greater sophistication of skill sets required for entry-level positions.  It is our commitment to ensure that graduates obtain all of the requisite skill sets for successful employment. Within a few months of on-the-job experience, it is our expectation the recent graduate should be fully engaged and capable of achieving the stated objectives of the employment position.

The objective of the certificate program is to provide our students higher level technical skills including computer skills (software & hardware skills, such as, CNC, CAD & CAM, CMM and other manufacturing applications skills); machining skills; higher levels of manufacturing math skills; abstract reasoning skill; measurement skills; and quality control skills.

This certificate enables the candidate to enter the private sector with the skills and abilities to secure employment in many different areas of manufacturing including machine operator, set up and operation of CNC, and Quality Control.  The certificate also provides the candidate with the basis to move into higher levels of manufacturing processes and management opportunities.

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