MCC Students Can Study for Careers in Growing Fields Needing Engineering Technicians

MANCHESTER, Conn. (July 11, 2019) – Good jobs with good salaries for technicians in the manufacturing sector are experiencing the fastest growth in Connecticut. MCC has associate degree programs designed for students interested in these jobs.

According to the Connecticut Department of Labor, engineering technicians for a broad range of manufacturing applications can earn upwards of $60,000 annually with an associate degree.

The college’s Engineering, Technology and Computer Science department offers a range of degree and certificate programs. Successful completion of these programs prepares students for entry-level and second-level positions in the workforce.

For example, MCC’s Manufacturing Engineering program is designed so that graduates emerge with the specific skills employers are looking for among candidates in the current job market, including demonstrated team-oriented skills for participating in multicultural work and social environments, knowledge for developing, interpreting and selecting appropriate manufacturing processes, and proficiencies in computer-aided design (CAD) software. The program may also enhance the science background of anyone who is already employed but needs a degree to move up to the next career level.

In addition to the associate degree program, MCC offers a certificate in Lean Manufacturing, which requires fewer credits. The certificate provides students with a detailed understanding of Lean practices in the industrial workplace. The certificate is ideally suited to people looking to re-tool their skills.

MCC also offers programs in Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Computer Networking, Computer Science, Engineering Science and Engineering Technology.

Enrollment for the Fall 2019 semester is currently open. The college is taking applications for new and transferring students, with no application fee. Classes begin August 27.

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