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Machine Tool Technology (Certificate)

32 credit hours.

By enrolling in the Machine Tool Technology certificate program, you learn the processes involved in mass production, planning, quality control, and material selection. While you learn about tools and equipment, you develop machining skills and learn how to inspect and handle parts, equipment, and finished products. When you complete this program, you can seek employment as a technician, engineering assistant, machine operator, and first-line supervisor. You can apply all of these courses into the  Manufacturing Technology Associate in Applied Science Degree.

Certificate course requirements

Gainful Employment Information

By completing this certificate, you may apply for employment as:

Job Title SOC Code
Machinists Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4041.00 51-4032.00 51-4034.00 51-4035.00 51-4199.00 51-4031.00 51-4033.00 51-4023.00 51-4191.00 51-4021.00 51-4192.00 51-4022.00
The total program cost for completing this certificate is $4,896 for tuition and fees and $1,650 for books and supplies.

For privacy concerns, completions are not reported for programs with fewer than 10 completers in a given award year. Normal time graduation rates (as determined by institution) are not reported (for privacy concerns) for programs with fewer than 10 completers in a given award year. Job placement rates are only reported for those programs that are required to disclose them for accreditation purposes and for which there were ten or more graduates in the most recent academic year. As a program with fewer than 10 completers, the average loan debt incurred by completers of this program is not reported.

Information contained on this Web site is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment. Students who intend to graduate must meet with an Academic Advisor to complete an "Application to Graduate" form a full semester prior to graduation. This will help ensure that a student meets all graduation requirements. Remember to always check with the school you are interested in attending for specific requirements.