About Manufacturing

Do you like working with your hands? Become a machinist or welder and be in consistent demand for your services!

Machinists set up and operate a variety of computer-controlled and mechanically controlled machine tools to produce precision metal parts, instruments, and tools.  Welders, use hand-held or remotely controlled equipment to join or cut metal parts. Both are skilled trades that require an unwavering attention so that raw materials aren't wasted, tools aren't broken, and every step is followed correctly. Lucrative career options do not require that you have an associate or bachelor’s degree, but machinists and welders who are well versed in the latest technologies have the best employment prospects!

Explore Potential Careers

Studying Manufacturing can lead to a variety of different jobs or career paths. Below are just some of the many options you will have!

  • Automotive Machinists
  • Manual Lathe Machinist
  • Precision Machinists
  • Tool and Die Maker
  • Boilermakers
  • Jeweler, Precious Stone, and Metal Workers
  • Sheet Metal Workers
  • Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Program Options 

Click on the degree or certificate you're interested in earning to see a sample map of courses to take to complete your goal from start to finish. 

Please note that the course maps provided are just an example to help you get started. Please meet with a counselor to personalize the plan to you and your Academic goals. 

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