At CT State Manchester, students interested in pursuing a manufacturing career can follow one of two paths:

Precision Manufacturing

The Precision Manufacturing certificate program equips students with the necessary hands-on experience and foundational knowledge to qualify for entry-level positions as machine operators and quality control inspectors. In this program, students are taught both conventional machining techniques and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining techniques. Students who complete the program earn both a non-credit and a credit certificate and earn up to 30 credits that can be applied toward an associate degree in Technology Studies-Industrial Technology Option.

Manufacturing Engineering Technology

The  Manufacturing Engineering Technology degree program provides students with both the conceptual and practical applications of processes, materials and products in civilian- or defense-based manufacturing industries. Upon successful completion of a certificate or associate degree program, students will have the skills and qualifications to join the workforce, advance in their careers or apply to Central Connecticut State University and pursue a baccalaureate degree.

Learn more about the degrees and certificates in this area of study.

Contact Information

Mathew Spinelli
Director of Advanced Manufacturing Technology