Manufacturing Engineering Technology
About the Program
The AAS degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology is designed to develop competent technicians and CNC operators for employment in various manufacturing fields.
AWARD TYPES: Associate of Applied Science, Certificate Level 2, Certificate Level 1
AREA OF STUDY: Construction Industry & Manufacturing
Degrees and Certificates
Manufacturing Engineering Technology - Helper Certificate Level 1
Certificate Level 1
Manufacturing Engineering Technology - High Value Manufacturing - Certificate Level 2
Certificate Level 2
Manufacturing Engineering Technology - Technician - Certificate Level 2
Certificate Level 2
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.
Accredited by the The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS).
NIMS accreditation is the nation's only distinction for excellence in metalworking training as based on NIMS industry-written, industry-approved skills standards. Accredited programs demonstrate the ability to produce skilled, work-ready individuals that fulfill industry's 21st Century workforce needs.
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