Manufacturing Engineering

Manufacturing Engineering

Does a Manufacturing Engineering Technology Career work for you?

  • "Get it done" person

  • Hands-on work

  • No desk jobs

  • Like to make things

  • Want to advance in industry

  • wants NIMS training that is recognized across the US

  •  Median pay of $24 .99 an hour*

  •  Students may earn highly valuable/transferable NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) certifications that are used across the country

  •  CAD (Computer Aided Design) option prepares students to be professional draftsmen and CADtechs

  •  Develop the skills to produce precision metal parts

Job Outlook: Strong.


  • Strong partnerships with employers
  • Experienced professors with years in the manufacturing field
  • Internships and Apprenticeships Available
  • Hands-on, industry-specific training equipment at DACC
  • Affordable with many financial aid options

Here's the Story:

This program prepares students for careers in manufacturing and production technology.The career involves using: manufacturing technologies, processes and equipment; preparing layouts, drawings and sketches of machinery or equipment; and recommending ways to reduce loss, decrease time, or improve quality.

The work environment includes lathes, drill presses, milling equipment and machine tools. Students will be prepared to work in settings ranging from a traditional machine shop to a highly automated industrial environment using CNC (Computer Numerically Controlled) equipment.

This is an occupational program typically not designed to transfer; however,this program has been articulated to some senior institutions.*Starting hourly rates may vary.