Machine Tool Technology

Associate in Applied Science

This two-year degree will prepare you to work in the manufacturing industry as a tool and die maker. Start working as an entry-level production team member in a manufacturing, construction, agricultural, or fabrication business.

Scholarships available – and one might have your name on it

Graduates earn industry-recognized credentials (NIMS) on their way to obtaining a living wage in local industries. The Gene Haas Foundation provides scholarships for ICC students.

A Quality Education

The Machine Tool Technology program qualifies as a U.S. Department of Labor apprenticeship with some local employers.

Get Involved

Learn alongside students who have similar interests and career goals.

Career Opportunities

Precision Machinist, Manufacturing Production Technician, Die Maker, Mold Maker, Tool Maker, Pattern Maker, Machine Tool Setter, Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operator


21 Months

if Full Time

4 Semesters
60 Total Credit Hours

What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.



+ supplies & fees

Based on 2023-24

What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.


8 Students

average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

Meet Our Students and Alumni

CTE Programs Lead River to Prestigious Scholarship Opportunity
Ben Rixstine
Jay, and others, graduate from ICC’s first Industrial Maintenance Apprenticeship Cohort
ICC National Apprenticeship Week Feature: James

The use of CAM software to go from ‘design’ to ‘part’ truly is an Advanced Manufacturing model students will see in the real world.

Kyle Keefauver, Professor, Machine Tool Technology
Let’s Get Started ▸

How Do I Get Into the Machine Tool Technology Program?

We are surrounded everyday by items that are made through the manufacturing process. The Machine Tool Technology will prepare you to be a key member of a production team. Talk to an Admissions representative to learn how to get started.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 600 scholarships.
  4. Need help? Our admissions team is happy to assist.
  5. Math, science, and computer classes are great preparation for a career in machine tool technology.
  6. Mechanical, analytical, and technical skills are helpful, along with manual dexterity and physical stamina.

What Can I Expect As a Machine Tool Technology Student?

How Am I Going to Manage This?


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