May 20, 2018  
2014 - 2015 CNM Catalog April 2014, Volume 47 
2014 - 2015 CNM Catalog April 2014, Volume 47 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Machine Tool Technology, Certificate of Completion

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs of Study

Please contact us for any questions.

Getting Started

School of Applied Technologies (AT)


Students will study hands-on machine tool technology, which includes blueprint reading mathematics, metallurgy and other general course work. Classes include classroom and lab time. Students will safely operate a diverse selection of Manual and Automated machine tools. Students will also use computers and three different Computer Aided Design software programs, CAD/CAM to draw machine parts from two- dimensional drawings to three-dimensional automated tool paths. Students will successfully manufacture parts using Computer-Numerical Controlled (CNC) machine tools. Upon completion of this program, graduates will be eligible for entry level machinist positions in a wide variety of industrial applications.

Career Opportunities

Gainful Employment information is available from Job Connection Services. One hundred percent of the 2007-08 graduating class obtained employment in the metals technology field. Jobs are available in machine shops involved in research and development for the aerospace industry and scientific community. The associate of applied science degree prepares graduates for career advancement and earning potential. Exit competencies (see Program Exit Competencies) for this program of study are available at For the graduation policy refer to the Graduating From CNM section, or the Students tab in my CNM.

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Program Proficiencies and/or Prerequisites

Students must demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by placement exam, scores  or specific course work.

Certificate of Completion in Machine Tool Technology 36 credit hour(s)

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs of Study