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Technical Design in Manufacturing Associate Degree

Where To Go From Here

This program is designed to prepare students for employment or advancement in the fields of industrial design, fabrication, and manufacturing with an emphasis on emerging technologies and strategies. Students will be well equipped to compete in today’s job market, as the program combines traditional fabrication tools with new design and fabrication processes. Students interested in transferring to a four-year institution are encouraged to consult an MCC counselor or academic advisor.

Why This Degree

Students who earn an associate of applied science degree will be prepared for entry-level positions as architectural, electrical or mechanical drafters. This degree provides the foundation for continued study at the bachelor-degree level and can be a stepping stone to landing a career as a civil engineering technician or architect earning $33,130 to $80,040 per year. MCC has several articulation agreements with colleges and universities, which define a method for transferring credits and coursework to another institution, while completing up to three years of study at MCC. This program articulates to Ferris State University.