The Advanced Manufacturing program is designed to prepare students for the modern manufacturing environment. This program will prepare you for employment with companies that have implemented team oriented design, production, quality, and maintenance systems within the manufacturing environment.
American manufacturers are becoming increasingly dependent upon the use of high-tech equipment that involves multiple, integrated systems. It is critical that these companies be able to recruit and employ individuals who know how to operate, troubleshoot, and maintain this high-tech equipment.
The mission of the Advanced Manufacturing program is to introduce students to a broad range of technical/automation skills that provide a broad, practical education that prepares students for the modern manufacturing environment. This program prepares students for employment with companies that have implemented team oriented design, production, safety, quality, and maintenance systems within the manufacturing environment.
Certificate - Manufacturing Operations (18 credit hours = 2 semesters)
Completion leads to taking the MSSC Certified Production Technician certification exam and/or Green Manufacturing Certification Level I certification exam, employment and/or completion of an associate degree.
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Gainful Employment Disclosure
NOTE: The number of credits required for a degree or certificate is based on students who are program-ready and does not include College Prep courses. Availability of degrees and certificates varies by campus.
The Advanced Manufacturing program is offered at the following Ivy Tech campuses:
Central Indiana (Indianapolis)
East Central (Muncie)
Ron Thibos, program chair
800-459-0561, ext. 560
Rodni Lytle, dean, school of technology
765-457-0858, ext. 545
Nathan McClain, advanced manufacturing faculty
800-459-0561, ext. 559
North Central (South Bend, Warsaw)
Northeast (Fort Wayne)
Southern Indiana (Sellersburg)
Wabash Valley (Terre Haute)
Regional Degree Offerings:
- Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree
Areas of Emphasis:
- Manufacturing Design
- Production Technology
- Manufacturing Operations
David Will, Dean
School of Technology