Advanced Manufacturing Certificate

McHenry County is one of the fastest-growing manufacturing sectors in the region, accounting for more than 25 percent of the county's earnings. There's high demand for skilled manufacturing technicians within McHenry County and across the country. Products manufactured here include medical/healthcare parts and equipment, cast iron products, industrial heaters, and heavy equipment parts. Many manufacturers use heavy-duty metal fabrication and forging. Manufacturing design and engineering technicians are an integral part of the product design process and development, and as companies increase their demand for more versatile workers, career opportunities will continue to grow in all areas of manufacturing technology.

MCC’s Advanced Manufacturing Certificate Fast Track program incorporates computer aided design (CAD), manufacturing processes, blueprint reading for manufacturing and computer numerical control (CNC) machining. The courses in this Fast Track program are arranged in a sequence that provides optimal learning opportunities. You're required to follow the integrated program sequence.

What you need to know about getting your Advanced Manufacturing Certificate (CIP 150805)

Occupations that Advanced Manufacturing Certificate prepares you for
Occupation and Occupational Profile Link SOC Code
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 17-3027
Additional Advanced Manufacturing Certificate Costs
Expense Cost
Fees $471.00
Books and supplies $753.00
Total Expenses $1,224.00
Total Advanced Manufacturing Certificate Costs
  in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $2,880.00 $9,363.30 $11,800.80 $11,800.80
Additional Advanced Manufacturing Certificate Costs $1,224.00 $1,224.00 $1,224.00 $1,224.00
Program Total $4,104.00 $10,587.30 $13,024.80 $13,024.80
Advanced Manufacturing Certificate Completion Data
Completers in fiscal year 2013 0
Proportion Completing in Normal Time -
Median loan debt incurred by students who completed the program
Type of Loan Loan Amount
Title IV Loans $0.00
Private Loans $0.00
Institutional Payments $0.00