Academic Programs

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We are proud to offer a variety of programs that will give you the credits you need to continue your education, or the skillsets you need to begin your career.

Apply today or connect with an admissions specialist if you have any questions.

Associate Degrees

Industrial Maintenance Technology, Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences

Our Industrial Maintenance Technology degree will prepare you to install, adjust, troubleshoot, and repair a variety of industrial machinery used in manufacturing settings.

Associate of Arts

If you plan to transfer to another college or university and want to take courses that will lead to a degree at that institution, check the transfer course equivalencies for the school you are interested in attending, and learn more about the MACRAO and MI Transfer Agreement. We also recommend meeting with a counselor to make sure you are taking the courses you need for a seamless transition.

Associate of General Studies

Students who do not intend to transfer to a four-year institution may fulfill requirements and take other electives leading to this associate degree.

Learn more about our Associate of Arts or General Studies programs.

One-Year Certificate Programs

Industrial Maintenance

Our Industrial Maintenance certificate program is designed to give you the basic skills required of a maintenance mechanic. All classes in the program are articulated into the Industrial Maintenance associate degree program.

Industrial Technology

Our Industrial Technology certificate program has an emphasis on CAD, electricity, and manufacturing.You will learn about the work that takes place in factories — from the manufacturing and assembling of products to the finished result.

Tooling and Manufacturing

Our Tooling and Manufacturing program will teach you how to be a successful technician with a strong skillset with a mind for teamwork and problem solving.

You will learn:

  • Communication skills.
  • CNC programming.
  • Manufacturing principles.
  • Metallurgy.
  • Quality assurance.
  • Technical mathematics.
  • Welding.


Our Welding Technology certificate is designed to teach you the fundamental skills and processes behind different types of welding.

You will learn:

  • Arc welding.
  • Inert gas-shielded techniques
  • Oxyacetylene (gas) welding.

All credits earned in this certificate program may be applied toward the Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences in Welding Technology.