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The MPRO Program is a complete online degree designed to develop skills and knowledge of modern manufacturing processes. Manufacturing companies require skilled machine operators to produce high quality products. This program prepares students to become skilled production operators that can succeed in manufacturing environments. Students will be trained to understand the needs, processes, and activities used in today’s manufacturing environment.

Our Graduates

Students that complete the MPRO program will receive a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree. It offers a great way to gain employment or advance in one of the most desirable industry sectors. Possible employers include Indiana Precision Technology, Mitchel and Scott, and Hostess. Career paths for graduates may include Assembler, Parts Inspector or Machine Setters.

Degrees & Certificates

Please select from our list of certificates, technical certificates, and degrees above. A summary of our offerings is below.

Technical Certificates

Technical Certificate - Online
(31 credit hours = 2-3 semesters)


Associate of Applied Science - Online
(60 credit hours = 4 semesters)

When applying for many of our Technology programs, we encourage you to apply for either a Certificate or Technical Certificate when filling out the online application for admission, even if your end goal is to complete an Associate of Applied Science degree.  By starting at the Certificate or Technical Certificate level you will be able to earn several stackable workforce certifications.

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.

Program Locations

The Manufacturing Production and Operations program is offered at the Ivy Tech campuses above.