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Manufacturing Technology Programs at North Central Michigan College

North Central's Manufacturing Technology program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in modern manufacturing environments. Program curriculum covers a broad spectrum of topics aligned with industry trends and technologies, including production processes, automation, quality control, materials science, and project management, ensuring graduates are competitive in the job market.

Manufacturing Technology — Certificate:

A Certificate of Manufacturing Technology offers a targeted, practical curriculum to prepare graduates with skills and knowledge for a successful career in the manufacturing industry. Coursework focuses on hands-on, industry-relevant skills, including understanding production processes, quality control, materials science, and the use of advanced manufacturing technologies.

CNC Machinist Technology — Certificate of Development:

This focused program provides a focused curriculum specifically tailored to CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machining. Graduates gain expertise in operating CNC machines, programming, and precision machining techniques, making them highly skilled and sought after in the industry. Curriculum is designed in collaboration with industry experts to ensure that students learn the latest technologies, tools, and best practices in CNC machining.

Program Requirements & Suggested Course Sequences

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