Get the tools you need for the future you want
Build and fix the tools needed in a modern world. Join a highly specialized, lucrative industry looking for more workers. This hands-on program teaches students the processes of manufacturing and machining with an understanding of specifications, dimensions, materials, finishing, methods of assembly and more to manufacture a product. Classes include Industrial Safety, Computer Numerical Control, Manual Machining and Computer Aided Manufacturing. Upon completion, students receive an Associate of Applied Science in Machine Tool Technology. For an expedited path to employment, students may obtain a short-term Machine Tool Technology Certificate.
Manufacturing Technology Mission Statement
The mission of the Manufacturing Technology Program at Ozarks Technical Community College is to allow a degree of flexibility in providing program content specific to a particular employer or industry. The student is allowed to select technical education courses from the disciplines of Industrial Systems Technology, Machine Tool Technology, Drafting and Design, and Welding in order to more accurately match the particular skill sets required by a particular industry or a specific employer. OTC is somewhat unique in offering a technical degree program of this type.