Mechanical Engineering Technology - Manufacturing CNC Certificate (METMC)


The Mechanical Engineering Technology - Manufacturing CNC Certificate is designed for individuals currently employed in a manufacturing field who desire additional knowledge of computer numerical control (CNC) programming and computer-aided manufacturing processes. Most students can complete the certificate requirements in a year or less. All courses completed while earning this certificate may be applied to the associate's degree program Mechanical Engineering Technology - Manufacturing Management Option.

Program Code



Employment Options

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Program and operate CNC machines used in manufacturing

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • CNC Machine Operator
  • CNC Machinist
  • Fabrication Technician
  • Manufacturing Technician

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

$47,000 median annual salary

Employment Outlook

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of CNC technicians is expected to increase 19 percent through 2020.

Education Options

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Sites

  • Certificate program does not include co-op


Mechanical Engineering Technology - Manufacturing CNC Certificate (METMC)

First Year
Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
MET 111 Manufacturing Processes 1 2 3 3
MAT 12X Mathematics Elective   2 2 3
MET 131 MET Computer Aided Drafting 1 2 3 3
Semester 2      
MET 112 Manufacturing Processes 2 2 3 3
MET 132 MET Computer Aided Drafting 2 2 3 3
Semester 3      
MET 113 Manufacturing Processes 3 2 3 3
Total Credits:   12 17 18


Mathematics Elective  
MAT 121 Technical Algebra and Geometry with Statistics 3
MAT 125 Algebra and Trigonometry 4


Program Chair
Mike DeVore
David Simmermon
Co-op Coordinator
Sue Dolan