Manufacturing Management AAS

About Manufacturing Management AAS

The constantly changing manufacturing sector calls for well-trained, adaptable supervisors. Businesses need first- and second-line supervisors capable of interpreting policies to employees, setting work goals, improving communications and interpersonal relationships, maintaining discipline, and motivating employees.

MCC’s Manufacturing Management AAS Fast Track program prepares you for these manufacturing leadership positions at an accelerated pace. The curriculum is designed for those who have experience in manufacturing and want to gain the managerial skills necessary for promotion.

The degree program covers supervisory skills; manufacturing materials, processes and procedures; and managerial functions, focusing on actual workplace issues. Later courses provide more concentrated study in production and inventory control, plant layout and material handling, personnel relations, cost and quality control, and maintenance and safety practices.

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.


Sample Semester 1 16 Credit Hours

    COURSE LIST Course Ids: *MAT-106#3 hrs,IMT-116#3 hrs,IMT-110 | MGT-110#3 hrs,SPE-151#3 hrs,Select a Program Elective AET or IMT#3 hrs,MCC-101#1 hr*
*MCC-101 is not a graduation requirement for any of our degrees or certificates.

Sample Semester 2 15 Credit Hours

    COURSE LIST Course Ids: IMT-112#3 hrs,IMT-103#3 hrs,IMT-102#3 hrs,IMT-117#3 hrs,ENG-151#3 hrs

Sample Semester 3 15 Credit Hours

    COURSE LIST Course Ids: IMT-104#3 hrs,AET-151#3 hrs,IMT-120 | IMT-121#3 hrs,SOC-151#3 hrs,ART-151#3 hrs

Sample Semester 4 15 Credit Hours

    COURSE LIST Course Ids: MGT-150#3 hrs,IMT-215#3 hrs,IMT-135#3 hrs,IMT-210#3 hrs,IMT-261#3 hrs

Career Outlook

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Total Costs of Manufacturing Management AAS

(in-district) Total Amount: $8,453

Credit Hours to Complete: 60

Weeks to Complete: 64

What you need to know about getting your Manufacturing Management AAS (CIP 52.0205)

Total Manufacturing Management AAS Costs
Cost in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $6,690 $22,183 $27,863 $27,863
Additional Costs $1,763 $1,763 $1,763 $1,763
Program Total $8,453 $23,946 $29,626 $29,626

Occupations that the Manufacturing Management AAS prepares you for

Occupation and Occupational Profile Link SOC Code
Computer and Information Systems Managers 11-3021
Industrial Production Managers 11-3051
Construction Managers 11-9021
Logisticians 13-1081
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1011
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 49-1011
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 51-1011

What job opportunities are available to someone with a Manufacturing Management AAS?

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers directly supervise and coordinate activities of such positions as inspectors, precision workers, machine setters and operators, assemblers, fabricators, and plant and system operators. Job titles for this role can include maintenance supervisor or foreman, production crew supervisor, service manager, crew leader, facility maintenance supervisor, maintenance planner, airport skilled maintenance supervisor, or electrical instrumentation supervisor.

First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers directly supervise and coordinate the activities of their workers. Job titles for this role can include maintenance supervisor or foreman, production crew supervisor, service manager, crew leader, facility maintenance supervisor, maintenance planner, airport skilled maintenance supervisor, or electrical and instrumentation supervisor.

  • Mission

    The mission of McHenry County College’s Manufacturing Management Program is to develop students who are skilled in the supervision and management of employee and technology resources in the manufacturing environment. MCC students shall be distinguishable by their critical thinking, effective communication, professionalism, and technical competency. Students will use current and contemporary practices to demonstrate mastery in the Program Learning Outcomes.

  • Program Learning Objectives
    1. Use critical thinking skills to evaluate, improve and solve problems in a manufacturing environment.
    2. Successfully complete a project by using teamwork to facilitate a solution.
    3. Communicate effectively with supervisors, customers, and co-workers.
    4. Demonstrate proficient and competent use of tools and technology used in the manufacturing environment.

    Certificates stacked into the AAS in Manufacturing Management:

    • Manufacturing Supervision
    • Manufacturing Processes

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Semesters to complete assumes students are taking a full-time credit load of 12 credits per semester (the minimum required for federal financial aid).

Proportion of students completing in normal time is the percentage of completers who earned the credential within the specified time of their first enrollment at the College.

Students attending part-time or changing their program of study are two common reasons why they may not complete in "normal" time.

Tuition and fees are set by the Board of Trustees. Prices for books and supplies are subject to change.

See additional information about international student costs.