• Program: Manufacturing Engineering Technology
  • Degree: Occupational Certificate
  • Credits: Total Occupational Certificate Credits 16
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M-Powered is a four part career training program designed to fast-track students into an entry-level manufacturing job and begins a life-long education and career track in manufacturing.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from the M-Powered program may have career opportunities as Computer-Numerical-Control (CNC) mill, lathe, stamping, bending and forming machine operators, assemblers, quality control specialists, research and development specialists, precision stamping and entry-level welders. Machine operators are employed in both small and large manufacturing firms that produce durable goods. Manufacturing Technicians can be employed in areas related to engineering, production, research & development, and or quality. Graduates may pursue jobs in the medical device, aerospace, computer and bioscience manufacturing fields. Excellent opportunities exist for personal and professional growth to high-skill, high-wage positions in these industries.

Award Outcomes:

  • Apply math skills for industry.
  • Examine the Scientific Method.
  • Demonstrate use of lab equipment.
  • Examine safety and awareness compliance procedures.
  • Categorize terms and methods used to communicate in manufacturing Characterize various metal types and chemicals.
  • Analyze the manufacturing cycle.
  • Demonstrate computer usage.
  • Outline the operating environment for organizational teams.
  • Demonstrate best practices and compliance to industry benchmarks.
  • Model positive workplace behaviors.
  • Identify clean room processes.

Required Credits

Technical Studies Requirements 11 Credits
General Education Requirements 0 Credits

Elective Credits

Technical Studies Electives 5 Credits
  • Any ARET, ENGC, ELEC, IBEM, FLPW, MACH, METS, PLST, -or- WLDG course that is not required for this award may be used as an elective.
General Education Electives 0 Credits

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