The Associate in Applied Science degree in Advanced Manufacturing with a major in Machine Tool Technology will to prepare students for gainful employment in the area of precision machining. The course objectives include learning safe work habits, metallurgy, precision measurement as well as the set up and operation of machine tools that cut and shape metal. Lathes, milling machines, drill presses, saws, grinders and computer numerical control machinery are some of the equipment used in the machine tool technology curriculum.
Machine Tool Technology graduates my become employed as a Machinist, Tool & Die Maker, Instrument Maker, CNC Programmer, CNC Operator, Process Engineer or Machine Tool Salesman.
The median annual earnings are $21.21 per hour or $44,110 per year.
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