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.

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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


Effective 2018-2019 academic year

Mechanical Engineering Technology - Manufacturing CNC Certificate (METMC)

First Year
Semester 1LecLabCredits
MET 111Manufacturing Processes 1 233
MAT 12X Mathematics Elective  223
MET 131MET Computer Aided Drafting 1 233
Semester 2  
MET 112Manufacturing Processes 2 233
MET 132MET Computer Aided Drafting 2 233
Semester 3  
MET 113Manufacturing Processes 3 233
Total Credits:  121718


Mathematics Elective
MAT 121Technical Algebra and Geometry with Statistics3
MAT 125Algebra and Trigonometry4

The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.
G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum


Program Chair
Michael (Mike) DeVore, PhD, PE
(513) 569-1746
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