Opportunities in Manufacturing

This career cluster covers how technology and industry work together to create, design and improve products using high tech tools and machinery, as well as analyzing problems and coming up with solutions.

Instrumentation and Controls Technology: Graduates of the Instrumentation and Controls Technology program are ready for careers in the following industries: food processing plants, manufacturing and assembly plants, energy generation plants, refineries, and waste-water treatment facilities.
Precision Machining Technology (CNC): As a student in the Precision Machining Technology program, you'll learn to operate a variety of machine tools, setup, operate, and program CNC machines, read and analyze engineering drawings, and use precision measuring and inspection instruments.
CNC Machine Operator/Programmer: As a student in the CNC Machine Operator/Programmer program, you'll learn to operate a variety of machine tools, setup, operate, and program CNC machines, read and analyze engineering drawings, and use precision measuring and inspection instruments.
Electro-Mechanical Technology: Get training in electrical and electronic controls, robotics, computers/computer-based controls, as well as control integration with hydraulics, pneumatics and other mechanical drive elements.
Industrial Mechanic: Gain technical skills in mechanical drive systems, electrical systems, hydraulics and pneumatics, laser alignment, basic welding, and machining.
Welding: Learn a total of 19 welding processes, including manual, semiautomatic, and robotic welding, used in a variety of fabrication and construction industries.
Laboratory Science Technician: Learn to perform experiments and tests, operate laboratory equipment, and document the results in order to conduct lab analysis and reporting of food quality and other industry testing standards.
Supply Chain Assistant: Learn the skills needed to oversee the flow of materials and activities in supply chains to ensure that the right items are at the right point at all times.
Supply Chain Management: Learn how to get customers what they want, when they want it by studying global supply chain management, negotiations, logistics, purchasing, inventory management, enterprise resource planning, lean, and service operations.
Individualized Technical Studies: Combine courses from two or more major areas of study into an Associate of Applied Science Degree that meets specific career preparation goals not available in other programs.
University Transfer Liberal Arts: Take courses to meet the general requirements of a four-year degree, and then transfer these credits toward a Bachelor’s of Science or Arts program at a college or university.