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Manufacturing Engineering Degree and Certificate Programs

Manufacturing Technology Degree

An Associate Degree of Applied Science in Manufacturing Technology is ideal for those who are in an apprenticeship program, or those who have completed one and want to earn an Associate degree. Students in this program will learn more about the machining process, hydraulics, safety and materials.

Potential Occupations

Machine Repair 

Maintenance Mechanic 

Millwright 

Machinist 

Mechanical Engineering Technology Degree

Students can learn how to prepare drawings using computer-aided design (CAD) to completely describe a part for manufacture, including views and tolerances in the associate of applied science in mechanical engineering technology degree program. They can also learn how to produce parts using various types of manual machines or how to complete a design from start to finish.

Potential Occupations

CAD Technician 

CAM Technician 

CNC Technician 

Mechanical Designer 

Process Engineer 

CAD Certificate

The CAD Certificate Program begins with introductory courses in Digital Literacy and Applications, safety, CAD and a survey of manufacturing related topics. It then concentrates on a variety of CAD software packages while applying modeling, assembly and drafting principles. All classes may be completed online. Certificate credits may also be applied to an appropriate major leading to an associate degree.

CAD/CAM Certificate

The CAD/CAM Certificate Program is designed for students who want to upgrade their career skills. Students graduating with this certificate would be ready to work as a CNC programmer, CAM programmer or setup person. They would also have the capability of creating and editing 2-D and 3-D CAD drawings. Credits may also be applied to an appropriate major leading to an associate degree. Manufacturing Foundation certificate required. 

Manufacturing Engineering Certificate, Industrial Maintenance 

The Industrial Maintenance Certificate Program is designed for students who want to upgrade their career skills. Students graduating with this certificate would be ready to work as a maintenance technician or in plant maintenance. Credits may also be applied to an appropriate major leading to an associate degree. Manufacturing Foundation certificate required. 

Manufacturing Engineering Certificate, Manufacturing Foundation

The Manufacturing Foundation Certificate Program is designed for students who want to change or upgrade their career skills. Students graduating with this certificate would be ready to work as a CNC programmer, or setup person. They would also have the capability of creating and editing 2-D CAD drawings. Students would also need to take math for the trades. 

Certificate credits may be applied to CAD/CAM certificate, Industrial Maintenance Certificate, and Precision Machining Certificate. Credits may also be applied to an appropriate major leading to an associate degree.

Manufacturing Engineering Certificate, Precision Machining/CNC

The Precision Machining Certificate Program is designed for students who want to upgrade their career skills. This certificate is designed for someone who would like to work in the manufacturing field as a precision machinist or CNC operator/programmer. Credits may also be applied to an appropriate major leading to an associate degree. Manufacturing Foundation Certificate required. 

Contact Information

If you have questions about our degree programs, please contact us at 866.AT.TERRA, or 866.288.3772.

Rob Townsend - Assistant Professor
Location: E-215C, Engineering Technologies Building
Email: rtownsend01@terra.edu
Phone: 419.559.2136

 Megan Keller - Academic & Career Advisor / Work Experience Specialist 

Location: A-100, Roy Klay Hall Building 
Email: mkeller01@terra.edu
Phone: 419.559.2106

You can also email us at admissions@terra.edu.

CLOSING FOR HOLIDAY

In celebration of the Thanksgiving, Terra State Community College will be closed Wednesday, November 22, at 5:00 p.m. and will reopen on Monday, November 27.  

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