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Manufacturing Essentials (Certificate)

16 credit hours.

The Manufacturing Essentials Certificate prepares individuals for entry level employment in a variety of industrial settings. Students will be prepared for positions such as machine operator, assembler and production operator. Students may apply this certificate towards further study in manufacturing, CAD or maintenance technology.

Required Core:

Course Course Name Credit Hours
TECH 114 Introduction to Technical Graphics 3
MTT 101 Machine Tool I 4
MFTG 110 Manufacturing Processes I 3
  TMAT Elective 4
  Elective (includes a GENS & BUSN Course) 2

Gainful Employment Information

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

Job Title SOC Code
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 43-5061.00
The total program cost for completing this certificate is $2,176 for tuition and fees and $733 for books and supplies.

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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.