Annual Average SALARY: $53,230

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Experience Machine Tool Technology at Dunwoody

Become an expert in precision manufacturing by studying machine tool technology at Dunwoody. Learn both manual and computer-controlled machining. Due to high demand, most machine tool students can find full-time employment in the field long before graduation and many will be working in a shop within just the first year of the program.

Your classes will include:

  • Manual milling and turning
  • Measurement and materials
  • Job planning and layout
  • CAD/CAM software
  • CNC milling and turning
  • Mold and die making
  • EDM technology

These courses are closely aligned with standards set forth by National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS)

In combination with your core curriculum, you will also take Arts & Sciences courses. Through these courses, you will enhance your communication, mathematics and critical thinking skills, making you a valuable asset in the job market.

Dunwoody’s Machine Tool Technology program features:

  • Dunwoody’s Engineering Materials, Mechanics and Metrology Lab which includes three Stratasys 3D printers capable of printing in 9 different polymers and 13 different colors, along with the latest technologies from other industry partners like Zeiss, MTS and Haas.
  • Dunwoody is a Haas Technical Education Center boasting 17 CNC machine tools and more than 40 manual machine tools.
  • Build your resume by joining one of the College’s student clubs and organizations and gain real-world experience outside the classroom.


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