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CNC Programmer – Machine Technology

Diploma - 64 credits
Offered: On-Campus

Overview

The Lake Superior College machine tool lab in Duluth, MN offers students some of the nation’s most advanced CNC (computerized numerical control) equipment. All kinds of things are made with CNC technology – especially high tech equipment like: medical supplies, computers, airplanes. Our CNC programmer diploma is designed to prepare you to get an entry-level job as a CNC Programmer

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Career Information

Visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the MN Dept of Employment & Economic Development, and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) to gather valuable career information such as wage reports, career outlook, job prospects, industry trends, and career opportunities. These tools are available to help empower students to make informed decisions about their educational and professional paths.

Below you will find the Career Field and Career Cluster that this program is related to. Learn more about if this career area fits your interests!

Is Manufacturing right for you?

Manufacturing workers work with products and equipment. You might design a new product, decide how the product will be made, or make the product. You might work on cars, computers, appliances, airplanes, or electronic devices.

Plan Your Education

The Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.

Program Guide

View approximate total tuition and fees for MN residents to complete this degree.

Tuition and Fees

This program may be completed in 2 years if prerequisites are complete.

Program Report

Skills & Knowledge

  • Write basic CAD (computer-aided design) / CAM (computer-aided manufacturing) programs to operate CNC metal working machines
  • Do math calculations to solve shop problems
  • Interpret basic drawings and blueprints
  • Build basic machine parts and tools

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