Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to operate computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools, such as lathes, mills, precision measuring tools, and related attachments and accessories, to perform machining functions, such as cutting, drilling, shaping, and finishing products and component parts. Includes instruction in CNC terminology, setup, programming, operations, and troubleshooting; blueprint reading; machining; lathe and mill operations; technical mathematics; computer literacy; CAD/CAM systems; shop and safety practices; equipment capabilities; and regulations and laws.

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Rochester Institute of Technology

The Rochester Institute of Technology is a 4-year private university of technology, arts, and design in northwest New York State. RIT is home to 11 colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees. Additionally, RIT offers a co-op program that...

“…The academics are rigorous RIT is not a place to take your academics lightly. How good your social life is depends on what your looking for. If your a geek you'll fit right in but if more of a party person it will be harder for you to find your niche...” – Ernesto from Inglewood, CA

Idaho State University

Originally founded as The Academy of Idaho, Idaho State University is a 4-year public research university in southeast Idaho. ISU is home to six colleges conferring degrees in over 250 academic programs of study and offers a Career Path Internship...

“…idaho state university is a good school, with high standards in academics. the professors at this university will help in any way possible to get you the best grade and the knowledge of the subject along with it. i would recommend this school to...” – Morgan from Logan, UT

Baker College

Formed by the consolidation of Baker Business University and Muskegon College, Baker College is a career and vocational school with several campus locations throughout Michigan. Baker confers bachelor’s degrees in over 40 academic majors and students...

“…they have reasonable class sizes. they are flexible with class scheduling. they offer class advising, and career advising.” – Jamie from Grand Blanc, MI

Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College is a two-year institution based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The school operates eight other campuses throughout the state. The school operates its own Hotel at Kirkwood Center which is assisted by Hospitality and Culinary Arts...

“…The Kirk wood campus is pretty and really clean. And it's nice and big and open to do a lot of fun things on the front lawn. There's a few close apartments, so some of us don't have to walk a mile, in the weather that the seasons may bring this year...” – Ashley from Iowa City, IA

With a main campus off the coast of Lake Michigan, Muskegon Community College is a 2-year institution and the fourth oldest community college in Michigan. MCC is home to 40 associate degrees and 35 certificate-granting programs. The Astronomy program...

“…MCC has treated me well so far. It is not very demanding as far as school work and pressure for homework. I enjoy the small classes and how personal the feeling of the classrooms is.” – Logan from Whitehall, MI

Greenville Technical College

Greenville Technical College is a 2-year public community college. The school awards associate degrees and provides 1-to-2-year professional certification programs. Data processing, nursing, and commercial vehicle operation are among the most popular...

“…It's extremely hard to rate my school in three sentences, because there are numerous positive things about the School! I would hands down give Greenville tech a 11 out of 10; the teachers are student oriented, they never failed to help when I asked...” – Nicolette from Lyman, SC

Lake Superior College is a public, 2-year institution established in Duluth, Minnesota. LSC offers over 90 career technical and liberal arts degrees, with over 150 courses available to take through the college’s e-campus. Many of the college’s...

“…Lake Superior College is a wonderful school. I love the in classroom experience and the online learning experience. I can't wait to continue my education at this college.” – Samantha from Duluth, MN

Truckee Meadows Community College is a 2-year institution with a main campus and four extension sites in Reno. TMCC is home to academic divisions in Liberal Arts, Sciences, Business & Social Sciences, and Technical Sciences. In addition to its...

“…The residents of Nevada are very lucky to have Truckee Meadows community College (TMCC) in the state, A+ in rating! The faculty has been top notch in assisting me at learning how to be a college student, since it has been twenty-six years without...” – Laurie

As a public 2-year institution located in the heart of Minnesota’s largest city, Minneapolis Community and Technical College is a part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. Thanks to the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum, students who...

“…Personally, I thought this was an excellent college to attend. Classes were focused and often filled with practical information, professors were knowledgeable and committed, and the student population is very diverse. My education here definitely...” – Elizabeth from Duluth, MN

Tri-County Technical College is a community college located in Pendleton, South Carolina. The institution also maintains three satellite campuses in Anderson, Easley, and Oconee County. TCTC hosts the Industrial Technology Center and Senator Bill O...

“…Tri-County Technical College is quite accomplished for a school of it's nature. Classroom sizes are moderately small and the teachers genuinely enjoy working with students of all types. The school provides many excellent programs that intend for it's...” – Kaitlin from Easley, SC

Ridgewater College is a 2-year community and technical college in central Minnesota. Ridgewater ranks as the best community college in Minnesota for Career Preparedness according to the ACT and offers over 100 degrees and certificates. Students who...

“…The kindness of the staff has simply blown my mind. Online information runs quick and you get quick answers back. Every one has been very helpful. ” – Theresa from Willmar, MN

Founded in an elementary school basement, Bates Technical College has grown to become a 2-year technical institution with three locations in Tacoma. Bates is home to 16 academic areas of study conferring degrees and certificates including...

“…I love going to Bates Technical College and am very happy with my choice. The classes are great, they teach me exactly what is going on in the field that I have chosen. The teachers are great and really try to be honest and straight to the point with...” – Bradley from Tacoma, WA

With two campuses located in the Minneapolis suburbs of Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie, Hennepin Technical College is a public technical school training students hailing from the Twin Cities area. In 2012, both campuses were renovated and updated...

“…Great options in the Graphic Design program allowing students to customize their Graphic Design experience. The campus is easy to access. The facility and staff are committed to helping all students succeed.” – Deborah from Blaine, MN

Texas State Technical College

Texas State Technical College is a 2-year technical and vocational institution with ten campuses throughout Texas. Among the college’s over 65 degree and certificate granting programs, TSTC offers numerous renewable energy-related courses such as...

With campus a short distance from the Minnesota River, South Central College is a 2-year community college and part of the Minnesota State system. SCC is home to 10 academic departments featuring over 40 degree and certificate programs. To prepare...

“…The school was awesome. Always helpful! They understood me so well and me me feel like I was at home!”

The Wayne County Community College District is a public, 2-year institution established in Michigan, with six campuses in Detroit, Taylor, and Belleville. The district offers over 80 degree and certificate programs, including a Nursing program and 10...

“…The teaching body as a whole is very competent and willing to help you. The college itself does not seem to give the teachers the materials necessary to teach at the level the teachers are willing to teach at. Lastly, the office staff or at least the...” – Michael from Wyandotte, MI

Yakima Valley College is a public, 2-year institution established in the state of Washington. Along with the main campus located in Yakima, YVC also maintains a satellite campus in Grandview. Students enrolling at YVC have the option to enroll in one...

“…YVCC is very small, but it is great for students just beginning college. Great teachers and small class sizes. An amazing campus with great resources.” – Cierah from Zillah, WA

Dunwoody College of Technology is a private, technical institution established in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dunwoody’s campus features a wide variety of facilities for students to explore and utilize, such as the architecture studios, the Automotive...

“…The teachers are engaging and students come ready to learn. Most courses are very hands- on. Class sizes are relatively small. ” – B from Mendota Heights, MN

Anoka Technical College is a 2-year technical and vocational school in the Twin Cities metro area. With seven academic divisions, Anoka Tech offers over 35 programs granting degrees and certificates. The college’s Golf Course Management program...

With campus a short walk from the banks of the Mississippi River, St. Cloud Technical and Community College is a 2-year institution and the second oldest technical college in central Minnesota. St. Cloud is home to six academic departments hosting...

“…I am a Post-Secondary student. I really enjoy spending my senior year of High School at St. Cloud Technical and Community College. The teachers are willing to give as much help as needed. Going Post-Secondary has helped me get a huge jump on my...” – Alexis from Kimball, MN

Originally founded as the New Hampshire Technical Institute, NHTI, Concord’s Community College is a 2-year institution in New Hampshire’s capital city. NHTI is home to 92 areas of study with 12 programs available entirely online. In addition to their...

“…I love it here at NHTI! They have made me feel welcomed and at home. Also its nice how cheap it is!” – Waylon from Antrim, NH

Flathead Valley Community College is a 2-year institution with a main campus in the middle of the Rocky Mountains of northwest Montana. FVCC’s two campuses serve a geographic region larger than the state of Massachusetts and are home to eight...

“…I would rate Flathead Valley Community College with an A+ for helpful faculty members, well-rounded peers, and exthusiastic professors. Flathead Valley Community College is conveniently located with several clearly marked buildings and maps in each...” – Alyson from Kalispell, MT

Established in 1975, Mountwest Community and Technical College is a public, 2-year institution located in Huntington, West Virginia. MCTC offers over 50 liberal arts, career-technical, and non-traditional degree options, with programs awarding...

“…I love the school, they have treated me well. It has been easy to sign up for classes. I would not change schools for anything, great place to be.” – Jeffrey from Huntington, WV

With a campus nestled in the northern Rocky Mountains, Helena College University of Montana is a 2-year community college in Montana’s state capital. Helena grants degrees and certificates in 13 academic programs and includes an honors pathway...

Pine Technical and Community College is a public, 2-year institution located in Pine City, Minnesota. PTCC offers nearly 30 academic programs throughout 11 fields of study, awarding certificates, diplomas, and degrees up to an associate’s level....

“…i like it here! i love the people and the smaller homey feel that the college has. i feel comfortable here and i do well here.” – Chrystyana from Roseville, MN