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Machine Tool Technology Degree - Program Details

In the machine tool technology program, you’ll dive into the world of manufacturing. You’ll pick up the know-how to read blueprints and bring them to life with precision. Get ready to get your hands on drills, lathes, and more. You’ll also master the tech that commands machines to cut and shape metal to perfection. If you’re aiming to go further and study at the Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) later on, it’s smart to chat with your advisors early on.

The Start of a Promising Career

This degree positions you for a promising machine tool tech career or advanced learning at a four-year university like OIT.

Program Outcomes

After completing this program you'll be able to:

  • Show and explain safe ways to work and how to handle environmental concerns in today's factories.
  • Learn to understand blueprints and use them to make and check parts.
  • Use measuring tools right to get precise results in making things.
  • Create items using drill presses, lathes, and milling machines, just like the blueprints say.
  • Get to know how to use CNC, CAD, and CAM tech to make parts exactly as they need to be.

Courses and Curriculum

In this program, you’ll learn everything you need to know to be a competent worker in machine tool technology. This degree can be completed in 94-97 credit hours and includes classwork and practical experience.

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Your Future in Machine Tool Technology

This program will equip you with the skills for a thriving career in modern manufacturing. Become a machinist, computer numerical control (CNC) operator, setter/operator—whatever you want to pursue.

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