Machine Tool Technology

The Machine Tool Technology program curriculum is designed to develop students' skills in a wide variety of machining processes. Instruction includes training on manual lathes, milling machines, band saws, surface grinders, drill presses, and other equipment. Computer Numerical Control (CNC) training centers on utilization of modern CNC machines and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software. Students attain the skills required for a career in the machinist’s trade with a combination of classroom learning and hands-on training. Safety and skills for successful employment are emphasized throughout the curriculum. The Machine Tool Technology program offers an Associate of Applied Science degree, a Machine Tool Technology One-Year Certificate, and a CNC Machinist Certificate.


The Machine Tool Technology department's new state-of-the-art facility includes a large machine shop space that houses both manual and CNC equipment, a dedicated computer lab, an inspection/metrology lab, and multiple classrooms. Facilities, lab equipment, and machines are all designed to allow comprehensive instruction in the tools of the machinist’s trade. The Machine Tool Technology Department is committed to providing training on current, state-of-the-art manufacturing software.