Machine Shop Technology/Assistant

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to fabricate and modify metal parts in support of other manufacturing, repair or design activities, or as an independent business.

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Houston Community College

Houston Community College is a 2-year community college system with 21 locations throughout the greater Houston area. HCC is home to eight academic fields of study conferring associate degrees and certificates and was created to give opportunities to...

“…Houston Community College provides both U.S. and international students opportunities to experience college-level education through affordable and informative courses. The staff and professors in various educational fields in HCC are very helpful and...” – Son from Houston, TX

Monroe Community College

Monroe Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in Rochester, New York. Students attending MCC can enroll in one of many 2+2 programs, in which students can earn an associate’s degree and be guaranteed consequent enrollment in...

“…I love attending this college, I'm a older student who hasn't been in school for over 20 years, and this college has made it very comfortable and able to learn without feeling out of place.” – linda from rochester, NY

Delta College
University Center, MI
Delta College

Delta College is a community college with a main campus in Bay City, Michigan, and learning centers in three neighboring counties, which include a state-of-the-art, NASA-funded Planetarium with a Digital 360 theatre. Courses can be taken at any...

“…The instructors are very caring and willing to help or make accomodations.” – Sarah from Linwood, MI

Pikes Peak Community College is a public 2-year institution with an open admissions policy. Pikes Peak operates multiple full-service and military satellite campuses throughout Colorado and partners with 4-year institutions across the nation for...

“…The academic programs are great and the teachers really inspire student to absorb what they are teaching.” – Whitney from Woodland Park, CO

Onondaga Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in Syracuse, New York, and is a member of the SUNY school system. Along with its nearly 50 associate degree and certificate programs, OCC maintains articulation agreements with...

“…Onondaga Community College is a diverse community college to get a great education. OCC has great classes, teachers, and programs for determined students. Whether you go for a 2 year or 4 year degree, OCC will help you go for things you want” – Courtney from Jamesville, NY

Red Rocks Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in Colorado, with campuses located in Lakewood and Arvada. RRCC offers AA, AS, AGS, and AAS degrees, which cover over 100 different fields of study, as well as over 60...

“…A school where the faculty cares about the students. Class sizes are small and tuition is low. This school is a great value when compared to the larger state universities!” – Eddie from CO

Cape Fear Community College

Located in southeastern North Carolina, Cape Fear Community College offers technical programs and 2-year transferable degrees to its 23,000-plus student body. CFCC has two campuses, one in Wilmington and on in Castle Hayne, as well as two educational...

“…I rate CFCC a 10 on a scale of 1 to 10. It is a great school with excellent teachers, smaller classes than a university, and it is a lot more afordable. I really like the two new parking decks they have recently added for students to make parking a...” – Brandon from Wilmington, NC

Mt Hood Community College

Mt Hood Community College is a public, 2-year institution located primarily in Gresham, Oregon, with a satellite location in Portland. The campus features a wide variety of facilities for students to visit, such as the Visual Arts Center Gallery, the...

“…Some classes have challenged me, but in many others, I have to challenge myself to grow. In some of the introductory courses, it would not take much effort to receive an A in the class. Doing the minimum will hurt you in the long run though.” – Bryan from Gresham, OR

Pitt Community College is a 2-year community college serving eastern North Carolina that also houses a vocational technical school. PCC offers students assistance in order to transfer to a traditional 4-year college thanks to partnerships built up...

“…While attending Pitt Community College I have learned a lot. Such as English, to math and college life (skills). I have even learned more knowledge about Biotechnology than I knew before. ” – Destiny from Greenville, NC

Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College is a 2-year community college with over 40 locations throughout the state of Indiana. It is the largest public higher education institution in the state and the largest statewide community college system in the United...

“…If you plan to attend IUPUI, do your first two years here to save much money. The pre-engineering courses I have taken have, so far, been demanding and rewarding. There is an amazing selection of courses, so consider trying something different (e.g.,...” – C from Indianapolis, IN

Alfred State College of Technology SUNY

Located in the hills of western New York, Alfred State College is a 4-year SUNY College of Technology institution offering more than 70 degrees. Alfred State maintains three colleges as well as an honors program and fully online degrees in areas such...

“…It is amazing the staffs are very friendly.” – Lashaun from Brooklyn, NY

The Community College of Denver is a 2-year community college in the heart of Colorado’s capital city. CCD offers degrees and certificates in over 100 subject across 45 programs of study. The US Department of Education has designated CCD as a...

“…The teachers are very passionate and helpful. Plenty of academic career choices available and assistance is readily available, such as tutors for academics and career development. ” – Alicia from Brighton, CO

Hudson Valley Community College

Hudson Valley Community College is associated with the State University of New York (SUNY). The Troy-based campus features two science centers, a telecommunications center, library learning commons, a health technologies center, a technical building,...

“…learning alot even tho sometimes it hard to learn alot at one time :)” – Stravous from Albany, NY

Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Rapids Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in the state of Michigan. GRCC values experiential learning, offering students the ability to learn in environments beyond the traditional classroom in Service Learning...

“…Affordable higher education. I chose to complete my gen eds here rather than at an Art School and it is literally 1/3 of the cost, and a lot of my professors also teach at the art school. I am getting the same education I would be getting at art...” – Emily from Hudsonville, MI

San Juan College is a 2-year community college with four campuses in northwest New Mexico. SJC houses six academic departments conferring degrees and certificates and its Native Studies program includes courses on Native American history, art, and...

“…For a community college it is a very inviting and friendly place to go for fresh out of high school students. The professors are all very friendly and work well with the students in helping them succeed in their classes. The campus isn't too large or...” – Richard from Aztec, NM

Central Piedmont Community College

With brick buildings across many blocks, Central Piedmont Community College maintains six campuses across Mecklenburg County.  The locations include the newly renovated performing arts Pease Auditorium and the Philip L. Van Every Culinary Arts Center...

“…cpcc is great, with small classes, two free gyms, and classes on every subject i've ever heard of. the staff are always helpful and informative. they offer classes to fit your schedule from 8:30 am to 10:00 pm m-f and online. and with five campuses...” – Adam from Concord, NC

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...

“…Muskegon Community College’s professors sincerely want their students to learn as much as possible and they go out of their way to make this happen. One of my instructors was excellent and helped me at my own pace. Another was tougher and rather...” – Erika from Whitehall, MI

Gaston College is a public, 2-year institution established in Dallas, North Carolina, with satellite facilities located in Lincolnton and Belmont. The college offers over 100 academic programs, which award associate’s degrees, certificates, and...

“…I am learning a bunch of new things hear at Gaston. Although there are some basic things that I already knew.” – Robert from Lincolnton, NC

Chemeketa Community College

Chemeketa Community College is a public, 2-year institution located in Hayesville, Oregon. The college also maintains a number of satellite locations, which can be found in McMinnville, Brooks, Woodburn, Eola, and Dallas, Oregon. Along with the...

“…This school is of course, a community college. Unlike Universities, it offers everyone a chance to interact closer with a professor of counselor. The rate of people whom have successfully passed their classes is pretty high at Chemeketa. It is a good...” – Linda from Salem, OR

Alamance Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in Graham, North Carolina, with a satellite facility located in Burlington. ACC offers over 30 career-technical and academic fields of study, which award associate’s degrees,...

Pueblo Community College is a 2-year institution with three locations in south central Colorado. PCCC offers over 60 degree and certificate programs, including a Fire Science technology program with concentrations in structural and wildland...

“…PCC so far has offered an awesome experience for me as a student. I feel I am learning a lot and I know the programs offered at this school are very well respected in the community. ” – Courtney from pueblo west, CO

Fayetteville Technical Community College

Fayetteville Technical Community College is a public, 2-year institution located in the state of North Carolina. Along with its main campus, the college also maintains two additional campuses in Spring Lake and Fort Bragg. FTCC is committed to...

Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Bluegrass Community & Technical College is a public, 2-year institution located in Lexington, Kentucky. There are three BCTC campuses within the school’s home city, along with three additional satellite campuses in Danville, Lawrenceburg, and...

“…When I visited BCTC to see their campus and find out more about what their professors had to offer me, I quickly realized how much more attention I will receive from the staff here when it comes to my school work. The classes are smaller and the...” – Kaitlyn from Louisville, KY

Johnston Community College is a 2-year institution with a main campus and four extension sites in eastern North Carolina. Johnston is home to 11 academic departments featuring over 40 degree and certificate-granting programs. Its Transportation...

Eastern Arizona College

Eastern Arizona College is the only community college in the state, as well as the oldest. Founded in 1888 by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the main EAC campus is located in Thatcher, while there are slo two satellite sites in Gila...

“…The teachers here at Eastern Arizona College are very helpful, if you show that you are interested in their class. If you don't pay attention and don't care about your grades or homework, then they won't care about you.” – Garrett from Thatcher, AZ

Wayne Community College is a 2-year college in eastern North Carolina. WCC is home to 10 career pathways hosting over 100 degree and certificate-granting academic programs. To provide a hands-on learning experience, the college’s Aviation program...

Davidson County Community College is a 2-year community college in central North Carolina. DCCC offers numerous degrees and certificates among four schools of learning and many of its courses are available online. Students who earn DCCC credits are...

“…its an awesome school, great people, great classes! ” – Kashina from Thomasville, NC

Southern Union State Community College

Southern Union State Community College is a two-year public institution offering associate degrees and professional certifications. The school has an open admissions policy. Many students choose to study liberal arts and humanities, cosmetology, and...

“…I learned a lot and would recommend this college to anyone who learns better in smaller classes or who has been out of school for a while and wishes to return. ” – Janice from Salem, AL

With campus a short distance from the Neuse River and Croatan National Forest, Craven Community College is a 2-year college in eastern North Carolina. Among CCC’s academic offerings, the college features an Aviation Systems Technology program...

“…I have learned much about the field I am interested in and about what actions and devices are necessary to accomplish the tasks I intend to undertake.” – Joshua from New Bern, NC

Lenoir Community College is a 2-year college with a main campus and eight extension sites in eastern North Carolina. LCC is home to five academic departments offering 46 associate degree-granting programs. For students who need help transitioning to...

Corning Community College, a member of the State University of New York system, is a 2-year college serving three counties in upstate New York. Corning confers degrees and certificates in over 40 academic programs in the liberal arts and technical...

Nash Community College is a 2-year institution serving a five-county area in eastern North Carolina. Among Nash’s 99 academic fields of study are several programs designed to prepare students for careers in the hospitality industry including Brewing,...

“…Nash Community College has been an amazing experience so far. The professors are caring and helpful. I am not from the area, and every time I needed help locating an office or building someone was there!” – Rayeann from Zebulon, NC

Athens Technical College is a unit of the four-campus Technical College System of Georgia. It was founded in 1958 as Athens Area Vocational-Technical School and took its current name in 2000. The campus features a cosmetology salon, a dental clinic,...

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in Salisbury, North Carolina, with satellite campuses in Concord and Kannapolis. Rowan-Cabarrus offers 32 degrees, 30 diplomas, and over 140 certificates, as well as four...

“…Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is a great community college with several different locations. The Criminal Justice classes offer a stimulating environment. I would recommend this school to anyone!” – Angela from Salisbury, NC

Georgia Northwestern Technical College maintains seven campuses in northwest Georgia offering technical courses towards 200 degrees, diplomas, and certificates. GNTC offers several programs online or in a hybrid format and partners with the...

“…Georgia Northwestern has a wide variety of degrees/certificates to choose from. It is close to home and great for moms that work but want to go back to school. The staff are very friendly and always very helpful.” – Mandy from Taylorsville, GA

Central Carolina Community College is a 2-year institution with campuses in three North Carolina counties. CCCC offers over 130 academic programs and is one of the only community colleges in the United States to offer a Laser-Photonics Technology...

Westmoreland County Community College

Westmoreland County Community College is a 2-year community college with an open admissions policy. It is based in Youngwood Pennsylvania and is home to several facilities dedicated to hands-on learning including a greenhouse, live burn building, and...

“…i like that this college is inexpensive. the classes offered are of high quality for the most part. there are a lot of different opportunities here.” – Becky

Guilford Technical Community College is a public, 2-year institution established throughout suburban North Carolina, with locations in Jamestown, Greensboro, High Point, and Colfax. GTCC offers over 140 career-technical, transfer, and workforce...

“…Guilford Technical Community College is an exceptional start for any student interested in the aviation industry. Degree programs include Aviation Management, Career Pilot and a plethora of A&P licensing and Maintenance degrees. The school also works...” – Mary from Tarboro, NC

Butler County Community College is a 2-year institution with six locations in western Pennsylvania. BC3 is home to four academic divisions--Business, STEM, Health Care, and Humanities & Social Sciences--offering degrees in 55 academic programs....

“…BC3 has taught me a lot, not just about my classes but also about how to succeed in the future! There are so many resources for everyone and anyone, and you'll feel welcomed right away.” – Kristin from Grove City, PA

Copiah-Lincoln Community College

Copiah-Lincoln Community College is a public, 2-year institution primarily located in Wesson, Mississippi. The college hosts satellite locations in seven other counties within the state as well. Students enrolled at Co-Lin can take advantage of a...

“…I am planning on learning a lot in my course or study at Copiah Lincoln Community College.” – LaTasha Hooker

Surry Community College is a 2-year institution in the Blue Ridge Mountains area of North Carolina. SCC offers degrees and certificates in 48 areas of study and the college makes eight degrees and six certificates available entirely online. Students...

“…This is a wonderful college! The teachers are great at what they do and they really take the time to help students be successful. The campus is also very neat.” – Surry Student from Elkin,NC

With a main campus a short distance from the Ohio River, West Kentucky Community and Technical College is a 2-year institution serving ten counties. WKCTC is home to five academic divisions and the Paducah School of Art and Design where students in...

“…The classes really challenge you to do your best.” – Sara from Paducah, KY

Catawba Valley Community College is a 2-year community college in western North Carolina. CVCC confers degrees and certificates in over 60 subjects and invites all students to utilize the CVCC Go App to access up-to-the-minute information on class...

“…CVCC is a very rigorous public (state) community college with a multitude of program offerings, from AA and AS degrees for general education and transferring, to a variety of Applied Science degrees. Unlike many of the community colleges in the...” – Jonathan from Cornelius, NC

Randolph Community College is a 2-year institution with three locations in central North Carolina. RCC is home to over 30 academic majors and its Welding Technology program is one of the only such departments in the state to be designated an...

Stanly Community College is a public, 2-year institution with campuses located in Albemarle and Locust, North Carolina. SCC offers 50 seated and online programs, awarding diplomas, certificates, and associate’s degrees for college transfer and career...

Columbus Technical College is a 2-year technical institution serving western Georgia with more than 100 programs of study. Classes at CTC are divided into three academic divisions: Business & General Studies, Professional & Technical Services, and...

“…On a scale of one to ten I rate Columbus Technical College with an eight. I rate this technical college with an eight because this school has made changes for the better and I have noticed more organization in place. This college has added on since I...” – Jessica from Columbus, GA

One of the largest 2-year community colleges in the state of North Carolina, Forsyth Technical Community College serves students in Winston-Salem and its surrounding area.  Forsyth Tech’s Student Success Center employs a number of personal and career...

“…Forsyth Tech offers a lot of opportunities to learn that I didn't expect. I am teaching myself Italian with Rossetta Stone - for free! The professors are also very open and willing to answer my questions. Most of them genuinely want to see the...” – Sarah from Kernersville, NC

Rockingham Community College is a 2-year college in north-central North Carolina. RCC confers degrees and certificates in 21 fields of study. As befitting a state with the largest number of craft breweries in the south, RCC is home to North Carolina...

Haywood Community College is a 2-year institution with a main campus and two satellite locations in western North Carolina. HCC is home to 30 academic programs conferring degrees and certificates. The Haywood campus is home to three teaching forests...

“…Haywood Community College makes me feel as if I'm right at home when I am there. The instructors are personally involved with their students on an individual basis. There isn't another institution that I would want to attend for an Associate Transfer...” – Christopher from Waynesville, NC

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is a 2-year institution with four campuses in northern Kentucky. ECTC is home to degree and certificate granting programs in 30 fields of study such as Respiratory Care and Diesel Technology. Outside of...

“…The professors here are extremely knowledgeable and know what they are teaching. They are nice and dependable and will give the student all the opportunities to succeed in their class, as long as the student shows potential. Overall the professors...” – Nick from Brandenburg, KY

Lanier Technical College is a 2-year technical school and part of the Technical College System of Georgia. LTC bestows degrees and certificates in 45 academic programs, 25 of which are available online. The college’s special populations coordinator...

“…Wonderful! Close to home, easy to get started. Knowledgeable professors. ” – Kelli from Gainesville, GA

Ranken Technical College

Ranken Technical College is a technical and vocational school in St. Louis. Ranken grants bachelor’s degrees in Architectural Technology and Applied Management as well as associate degrees in 17 fields of study. In addition, Ranken is home to several...

“…Ranken is an extremely good school. The instructors are high quality. Employers love the students here.” – Jacob from Ste. Genevieve, MO

Asheville-Bunbombe Technical Community College is a 2-year community college in western North Carolina that offers degrees and certificates in over 120 fields of study. The Comprehensive Articulation Agreement between A-B Tech and the University of...

“…It is very helpful. I enjoy going to school here. The teachers are very helpful.” – beverly from Asheville, NC

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is a public, 2-year institution established in Green Bay, with 16 satellite facilities throughout the region including two additional campuses in Marinette and Sturgeon Bay. NWTC offers more than 200 career and...

“…i am very happy with nwtc. i like all of my teachers, and the advisors are always willing to help. ” – Kristin from Sturgeon Bay, WI

Formed by the consolidation of Maysville Community College and Rowan Technical College, Maysville Community and Technical College is a 2-year institution in northern Kentucky. MCTC is home to 25 degree and certificate-granting programs. The college’s...

Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City is a public, 2-year institution established in Missouri. The college offers nearly 90 academic discipline options, awarding associate’s degrees and technical certificates for job placement and college...

“…I am learning a lot at Longview Community College. Actually, I am currently a freshmen going into my second semester and my previous English course I took first semester was actually my most challenging class I have ever took. The teachers love to...” – james from Kansas City, MO

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is a 2-year technical school in southern Georgia that offers associate degrees and technical certificates in over 140 programs of study. In addition, Wiregrass students have the opportunity to enroll in nine...

With a main campus a short distance from Lake Michigan, West Shore Community College is a 2-year institution in northwest Michigan. WSCC is home to eight academic departments conferring degrees and certificates in 35 academic programs. Outside of...

“…One of the things I enjoy most about West Shore Community College (WSCC) is the small class sizes and one-on-one interaction with the instructors. All of the instructor's I've had so far have been very helpful during and outside of class hours,...” – Carly from Ludington, MI

Western Piedmont Community College is a 2-year institution in western North Carolina. WPCC offers degrees and certificates in 42 fields of study and every student is equipped with Microsoft Access software for use on up to five devices. Home of the...

“…I am definitely learning a lot. I have taken classes that I have taken in high school and have reviewed and studied deeper than I could have in my high school years. The material is not just crammed into the brain to be tested on, but is actually...” – Hannah from Morganton, NC

Owensboro Community and Technical College is a 2-year institution with four campuses in western Kentucky. OCTC confers degrees and certificates in 28 fields of study. The college’s downtown Owensboro campus features a veterinary lab hospital to offer...

Formerly part of Western Kentucky University, Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College is a 2-year institution with a main campus in Bowling Green and two extension sites. SKYCTC offers degrees and certificates in 19 areas of study. To...

“…BGTC is a great place to get a degree because of the atmosphere. The staff is very willing to help you out anyway they can because they want to see you achieve your goals. This college is great at setting you up for your career!” – Crystal from Glasgow, KY

Blue Ridge Community College is a 2-year community college situated in the mountains of western North Carolina. Part of the North Carolina Community College System, BRCC is home to 30 academic areas of study conferring degrees and certificates in...

Founded by a merger of two technical institutions, Oconee Fall Line Technical College is a 2-year technical and vocational school serving an 11 county area in eastern Georgia. OFLTC confers degrees and certificates in more than 100 academic programs....

McDowell Technical Community College is a 2-year college with a main campus and three extension sites in western North Carolina. McDowell Tech is home to 30 academic departments conferring degrees and certificates. The campus’ Universal Advanced...

Established in 1964, Tri-County Community College is a public, 2-year institution located in Murphy, North Carolina, with satellite centers in Robbinsville and Marble. TCCC offers over 30 programs of study, which are primarily career-oriented and...

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Hohenwald is a technical and vocational school and a central Tennessee-based campus of the TCAT system. TCAT-Hohenwald grants degrees and certificates in 18 career-centered academic programs. For working...