Mechanical Design Technology

To learn more, visit: https://www.morainepark.edu/academics/programs/mechanical-design-technology/

Program Number: 10-606-1
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Fond du Lac, most courses available at the West Bend campus.
This program is eligible for financial aid

Combine your design skills, math knowledge and mechanical aptitude and turn it into a career with the Mechanical Design Technology program at Moraine Park.

About the Program

From designing products to preparation of models and drawings for all types of machines and manufacturing industries, mechanical designers assist engineers by developing designs for mechanical equipment using Computer Aided Design (CAD). The Mechanical Design Technology program prepares students for the field with hands-on CAD work, and an in-depth look at project and product development.

What You'll Learn

Students in the Mechanical Design Technology courses learn about various materials used in design and manufacturing, and practice by developing models and finalizing designs. Coursework also includes die, mold, jig and fixture designing. Students become skilled at analyzing parts drawings and troubleshooting mechanical engineering issues. Graduates are proficient in the latest CAD software and are knowledgeable about Lean manufacturing and green sustainable technologies.

Graduates find jobs with a variety of manufacturing industries including metal fabrication companies; industrial equipment manufacturers; paper equipment manufacturers; consumer product companies; recreational equipment firms; and tool, die, metal stamping and mold making companies.

Transfer Opportunities

Earn credits at MPTC and transfer to a four-year college to earn your bachelor’s degree.

Visit the Transfer Opportunities page for more information on credit transfer agreements between Moraine Park and four-year colleges, both public and private.
 

Additional Information

This program is also offered in a part-time evening format. Additional certificate offerings also available.