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The associate of applied science degree with specialization in metrology technology (precision
measurement) is designed to meet the precision measurement needs of industry by preparing
graduates through both theoretical and hands-on laboratory work to successfully enter the work
force. Metrology is used throughout the world in such areas as telecommunications, manufacturing,
electrical power, aerospace, transportation, medicine, pharmaceuticals, food production, packaging,
construction, national defense, atmospheric research and environmental protection. The metrology
technology program at MCCC emphasizes dimensional metrology for the manufacturing industry.

Career Opportunities
Individuals with dimensional metrology skills, especially coordinate measuring machine (CMM)
operators, are in high demand. MCCC is one of only a handful of colleges offering a program in dimensional metrology technology (one of only two in Michigan).

Graduates of this program will be prepared for employment in the following areas:

• Field service technician
• Inspection
• Lab technician
• Layout inspector
• Metrologist
• Metrology technician
• Quality assurance
• Quality control
• Testing technician

In addition to the two-year associate degree program, Monroe County Community College offers a certificate program in metrology 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


Curriculum - Degree Requirements

  MDTC 160 Mechanical Drafting and CAD I satisfies computer skills general education requirement
  Program Outcomes
  Metrology Technology Certificate Gainful Employment Information