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The associate of applied science degree with specialization in product and process technology is designed to prepare students for careers in high-performance manufacturing of consumer goods.

This degree will provide students with a foundation in manufacturing design, precision machining and tooling and complex computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM). Students will learn tooling process and equipment requirements, desitgn, analysis and process planning and also receive instruction in manual and computer-numerical-control (CNC) mills, machining centers, lathes, grinders, electronic discharge wire machines, robotic integration and support processes, procedures and practices.

This program is focused on beginner, intermediate and advanced levels in product and process technology. Students will learn "soft" skills in problem solving, teamwork, communication dynamics and lean manufacturing principles, as well as hands-on technical skills in CNC programming and CAD/CAM.

Career Opportunities
Graduates of this program will be prepared to pursue careers in the product and process technology field such as:

  • Automation and control technician analyst
  • CAD tool engineer
  • CAD/CAM technician
  • CAM operator
  • CNC operator
  • CNC programmer
  • CNC set-up technician
  • Designer
  • Engineering technician
  • Industrial engineer production team leader
  • Machine technician
  • Machinist
  • Manufacturing technician
  • Process Planner lab technician
  • Production control specialist
  • Sales and service engineer

Certificate Program: Product and Process Technology
In addition to the two-year associate degree program,Monroe County Community College offers a certificate program in product and process technology. We recognize that many employers place value on a certificate which authenticates specialized educational preparation. The program concentrates upon basic core courses with skill development and job upgrading being the primary objectives. All courses taken in the certificate program are applicable toward the associate of applied science degree.

Certificate: CNC Technician ~ 17 Credits
Certificate: CAD/CAM Technician ~ 17 Credits

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Society of Manufacturing Engineers
MCCC Student Chapter Number 198
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Curriculum Degree Requirements

MDTC 160 Mechanical Drafting and CAD I satisfies computer skills general education requirement.

Program Outcomes

Product & Process Technology: CAD/CAM Certificate Gainful Employment Information

Product & Process Technology: CNC Technician Certificate Gainful Employment Information