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Computer Numerical Control

This two-quarter program is designed for students who have experience in machine operation, feeds and speeds, and an understanding of basic shop math.  Instruction is both theoretical and practical, and includes manual and computer programming using the latest CNC/CAM software.  This program is taught in a machine shop facility equipped with industrial size 3- and 4-axis vertical and horizontal milling machines and 3-axis turning center with conversational control and live tooling.

In this program, students are introduced to micro-computer hardware, the Windows operating system, the basics of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines, and programming CNC machines using MasterCAM software.  Students also learn information literacy, hazardous material processes, and manufacturing trends.

Program Options:
  • Certificate of Completion

Other Program Info:



Program Length:

  • 2 quarters
  • 36 credits
  • Monday-Friday,
    8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Estimated Costs:

  • Tuition $3,725.00
  • Supplies $600.00


  • Students may enter at the beginning of fall or winter quarter.