smiling man standing in manufacturing technology lab

Manufacturing Technology

Career Opportunities

The Manufacturing Technology program provides training in a wide variety of skill areas of product manufacturing and services. The four degree options in the program are:

  • Automated Manufacturing Systems
  • Drafting and Design
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology

The Automated Manufacturing program option prepares the student for careers in computer-aided manufacturing, robotics and numerical control. The Drafting and Design degree option prepares the student for careers in the drafting and computer-aided design areas.

The Manufacturing Technology degree option provides the student with a broad background in the areas of machining, drafting and fluid systems in order to prepare them for entry-level positions as machine operators, machine maintenance personnel and quality control personnel. The Manufacturing Engineering Technology degree option prepares students for entry-level engineering technician positions in manufacturing.

The program also offers a mechanical drafting certificate that prepares students for entry-level mechanical drafting positions.

Transfer opportunities for students wishing to complete a bachelor's degree are available.

Program Requirements

Please consult a faculty member listed below before beginning your coursework. View Program Guide

Degrees

The Manufacturing Technology program provides training in a wide variety of skill areas of product manufacturing and services. View degree information for the following options:

  • Automated Manufacturing Systems
  • Drafting/Design
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Certificates

View certificate information for the following options:

  • Manufacturing Skills Standards certificate
  • Manufacturing Technology certificate
  • Automated Manufacturing Systems certificate
  • CNC Operations certificate
  • Drafting/Design certificate
  • Computer-Aided Design certificate

Related Degrees

The Integrated Mechatronics and Manufacturing Technology degree is designed to meet industry needs for multi-functional technicians competent in manufacturing, electro-mechanics, and electronics technology. View degree information for the following options:

  • Integrated Mechatronics and Manufacturing Technology

Employment Information

View information about this program, including estimated cost and employment opportunities.

Contact Information

Jim Tumavich, Chair
Email: tumavich@cod.edu

Tom Lanagan, Instructor
Email: lanagant@cod.edu

Peter Deeman, Program Advisor
Email: deemanp@cod.edu

Bridget McFarland, Program Support Specialist
Email: mcfarl@cod.edu

Business and Applied Technology Division
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1034
(630) 942-2592