The AAS degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology is designed to develop competent technicians and CNC operators for employment in various manufacturing fields.  The program has several State-of-the Art laboratories with modern equipment. The computer labs are constantly updated to provide the latest software including AutoCAD, FeatureCAM, SolidWorks, and Automation Studio.

Degrees and Certificates

Manufacturing Engineering Technology - AAS

Manufacturing Engineering Technology - Helper-Certificate

Manufacturing Engineering Technology - Technician - Certificate

Program Information

General Requirements

The Manufacturing Engineering Technology program is designed to develop competent technicians for employment in the field of manufacturing engineering and related occupations. It prepares students for real world manufacturing techniques including computer methods, and mechanical, electronic, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.

Houston Community College currently offers one certificate in Manufacturing Engineering Technology that can be completed in two semesters. It prepares students for entry level work in the Manufacturing and related industries. The program also offers an AAS in Manufacturing Engineering Technology for students who wish to further their education. The AAS degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology is designed to develop competent technicians and CNC operators for employment in various manufacturing fields. The program has several State-of-the Art laboratories with modern equipment. The computer labs are constantly updated to provide the latest software including AutoCAD, FeatureCAM, SolidWorks, and Automation Studio.

TSI testing required prior to first enrollment for all AAS degrees and Level II certificates.

Program Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Safety Rules and Regulations as they apply to a manufacturing environment.
  • Interpret and Decode Information Found in Blueprints, Specifications, and Applicable Documents Related to Manufacturing Projects.
  • Exhibit Knowledge in the Proper Selection, Use, and Application, of Manufacturing Equipment and Measuring Instruments.
  • Fabricate parts and components utilizing information provided in blueprints and specifications.

Employment

There are 3,776 Manufacturing Production Technicians employed in the Greater Houston Area. This number is expected to increase by 5.4% over the next four years.

  • The estimated annual job openings is 148 jobs a year.
  • Median Wages - $32.64 hourly, $68,000 annually