Metrology Technology
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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. 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 completion of the required general education courses, students desiring the program designation on their transcript must complete the required core and specialized courses.


Curriculum - Degree Requirements

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