Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.
The advanced machine production technologist AAS degree is designed to provide you an advanced manufacturing career pathway. The advanced machine production degree will prepare you for employment as a Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machine technologist. The program introduces CNC basic programming and operation of common CNC machine tools.
This degree is part of the Minnesota Advanced Manufacturing Partnership – MnAMP.View Catalog or Request Info
Skills & Knowledge
- Operate various metal working machines
- Preform mathematical shop calculations
- Write basic programs and operate CNC machine tools
- Use CAD and CAM programs
Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree. Starting Fall 2018, LSC will charge the same rates regardless of a student’s state of residence. Non-Minnesota residents will pay the same tuition rates as Minnesota residents.
The advanced machine production technologist degree may be completed in 2 years if prerequisites are complete.
Potential Career Opportunities
- CNC machine operator
- CNC machine programmer
- Manufacturing engineer
- Automated cutting machine operator