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Joseph M. Martinez

Residential Faculty - Manufacturing Technology


This program is part of the Applied Sciences and Technology Department.

Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Applied Technology

Fast track your career in manufacturing in the Manufacturing program at MCC.

Our program is divided into two separate degree programs:

An associate’s degree in Manufacturing Technology prepares you for employment as a technician and manager in the manufacturing industry. As a student, you’ll build skills in computer programming and operation that meet the current and future needs of the manufacturing industry. You’ll also gain knowledge, skills, and experience in traditional machining and manufacturing processes. Our program includes a specialized curriculum in manufacturing technology, with an emphasis on mathematical and scientific theory, and a general education component.

An associate’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology prepares technologists with both the conceptual and practical applications of processes, materials, and products in manufacturing industries. You’ll focus on the skills necessary to design, develop, construct, and implement manufacturing equipment and production systems. The curriculum combines coursework in technology with a general education component.

The Right Pathway for You

MCC offers Certificates of Completion and Associate Degrees for this program. Your interests and goals will guide you in selecting the pathway that is ideal for you. You may find a combination of certificates or degrees is the fastest way to realize your dreams.


The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate of Completion (CCL) can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a CCL may be your best first step into higher education.

A list of available certificates offered in the Manufacturing program
Name Type Title Courses
Certificate of Completion CCL CNC Machine Operator
Certificate of Completion CCL CNC Machining I
Certificate of Completion CCL CNC Machining II


MCC’s associate degrees enhance your resume and prepare you to enter the workforce with an advantage. Whether you are interested in simply completing basic, required college courses or specializing in a specific area, there’s a degree for you.

A list of available associate degrees offered in the Manufacturing program
Name Type Title Courses
Associate in Applied Science AAS Manufacturing Production Technology

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of the Manufacturing program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages*. Some occupations may require additional education or training. You can click on any occupation to view more detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators


Programmers of Computer and Numerically Controlled Machine Tools


* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Financial Aid

You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.

Meet with an Advisor

Become a Student

Click here for MCC’s easy-to-use Enrollment Steps.

Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

Advising for the Manufacturing program is available through the Applied Sciences and Technology department. They will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.