Gogebic Community College

Manufacturing Technology

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Manufacturing Technology Program Overview

  • Certificate Program
  • 1 Year
  • Both Campuses


The Manufacturing Technology Certificate is a one-year program in which students will learn basic design and manufacturing skills in order to enter the workforce. Topics include (but are not limited to) materials and lean manufacturing processes, designing in AutoCAD and SolidWorks, basic CNC programming, and quality control.  

Unique Features

  • The program also serves as a basis for the two-year Mechanical Engineering Technology Associates Degree



Courses at Gogebic

Prefix Title Credits
COL 102 College and Career Success 1
DWG 105 Intro to 2D Auto Cad 4
EGR 101 Engineering Graphics 2
ENG 101 OR ENG 105 OR SPE 105 English Composition OR Technical English OR Interpersonal Communications 3
MTH 106 Math for Engineering Technologies 4
Humanities Elective Humanities Elective 3-4
Prefix Title Credits
DWG 102 Industrial Drafting 4
DWG 106 Introduction to 3D Solid Works 3
EGR 102 Descriptive Geometry 2
AMD 100 Introduction to CNC-QC 3
PHY 121T Technical Physics:Mechanical and Thermodynamics 3
CPL 200 Intro to Computers and Microsoft Office 2
Total Credits: 33-35
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