To learn more, visit: https://www.morainepark.edu/academics/programs/computer-numerical-control-certificate/
Program Number: 97-628-1
Campus: Fond du Lac
This program is not eligible for financial aid
Gain skills manufacturing employers are looking for and land a CNC machinist job with MPTC’s Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Certificate.
About the Program
Manufacturers seek out employees skilled in Computer Numerical Control (CNC) set up, operations and programming—increase your job opportunities with a CNC certificate.
Moraine Park's CNC Certificate is great for adults who have previously worked in the manufacturing industry and are looking for short-term training. The certificate program provides the fundamental concepts of CNC as well as hands-on coursework with computer-aided drafting (CAD) software and operation of CNC equipment.
What You'll Learn
Moraine Park’s CNC training courses are designed to give students an inside look at what it’s like to be a CNC machinist through hands-on courses in technical print reading, manufacturing processes, CNC programming and operation, and metrology.
Courses are directly transferable to Moraine Park’s Quality and Advanced Manufacturing Technology Associate of Applied Science degree if students wish to further their education in this field.
Earn credits at MPTC and transfer to a four-year college to earn your bachelor’s degree.
Visit the Transfer to a Four-Year College page for more information on credit transfer agreements between Moraine Park and four-year colleges, both public and private.
Standard Admissions steps details
Credit for Prior Learning
Earn college credit outside the classroom through Moraine Park’s Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) opportunities. Credit opportunities are available for:
- Previous college coursework from prior institutions
- Military training and experience
- Passing of MPTC or national exams
- Skills or knowledge developed on the job or through other life experiences
Visit MPTC’s Credit for Prior Learning page for more information.
- $146.20 per credit (resident)
- $219.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)
Associate of Arts/Associate of Science
- $188.90 per credit (resident)
- $283.35 per credit (out-of-state resident)
Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
- $4.50 minimum per course Material Fee
- $12.50 per-credit Supplemental Fee for Undergraduate courses
- $10 minimum per credit Online Course Fee (Fee suspended for 2023-2024)
- $4.50 per term mandatory Student Accident Insurance Fee
Please refer to Tuition & Fee Information for additional enrollment fee information.
Earn certificates, a technical diploma and an associate degree along this pathway. Start with some courses for entry-level employment, and continue with additional courses for higher wages and job advancement.
Graduates will be able to operate CNC equipment for metal fabrication, tool and die shops, furniture manufacturers, apparel manufacturers and plastic manufacturers.