The Machine Tool Technology program offers both hands on learning and computer control machining. The Certifications students will receive through courses are nationally recognized. This gives graduates the best opportunity for employment and to earn higher wages. Virtually all manufactured products depend on America’s precision machining industry at some point in their production. The employer input on the program is because of the high demand for solid training in the field of metal cutting operations.
The goal of this program is to strengthen American manufacturing by building a globally competitive machining workforce. It will develop student’s knowledge and skills necessary to perform machining operations. The curriculum focuses on meeting industry standards for producing qualified graduates.
Qualified machine operators are in high demand and receive good starting salaries. There are also entrepreneurial opportunities that come with this degree. Graduates of the program are able to start out as a Machinist, First Line Supervisor/Manager of Production as well as Tool and Die Maker.
Ivy Tech is a transfer partner for the Machine Tool Technology associate degree with Indiana State University. Talk to your transfer advocate for more information about transfer opportunities!