Advanced Machine Tool Technology / CNC Certificate

Program Info

Effective Term
Fall 2017
Year Established
Program Code
Degree Type
Certificate of Achievement
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
Guy Pizzino: 313-845-6331,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-115

Program Description


Provides students with the opportunity to improve and build on current skills and knowledge of CNC. Students receive training on the latest equipment used in the modern business environment, and successful students have the opportunity to develop an advanced-level of proficiency in the use and application of CNC equipment.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Develop knowledge of career opportunities and demonstrate the requisite entry level machining and measurement skills for the Manufacturing Industry.
  2. Practice safe work habits in an industrial manufacturing environment.
  3. Create a basic or complex part on non-computerized industry standard machining and turning equipment.
  4. Create complete complex parts on computer controlled machining centers.
  5. Create complete complex parts on computer controlled turning centers.
  6. Utilize quality control concepts to identify root cause part discrepancies.
  7. Synthesize information using numerical control software to complete three-dimensional parts on computer controlled milling and turning centers.
Career Opportunities

The courses required for this certificate are all accepted towards an associate degree to improve a student’s employability. The certificate can be used as a building block toward an Associate’s Degree in Science.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

This program is designed to be completed in 32 weeks.

This program will cost $6,368 if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical debt upon graduation is not available.

The State of Michigan does not have licensure requirements for this profession.

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