Machine Technology

Machine Technology

Program Overview

The associate in science degree and certificate options in machining and manufacturing technology at Allan Hancock College will prepare you for a well-paying career in advanced manufacturing.

As a graduate of the machine technology program, students will have mastered the techniques used in advanced manufacturing, machining and programming. In just two years students will obtain the skills necessary to begin a career in the high-tech world of advanced manufacturing.

Why choose a career in advanced manufacturing?

  • Opportunities for employment are good for both men and women in advanced manufacturing  
  • Employers continually look for workers with experience in CAD/CAM and CNC programming knowledge  
  • Technical and applied mathematical academic skills in the manufacturing and product development industries are in demand
  • New technologies are continually emerging allowing workers to develop a broad range of skills



John Gerrity
Assistant Professor of Machining and Manufacturing
1-805-922-6966 x 3487


Industrial Technology Department, Building O
Phone: 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3335


Classes are offered in the day and in evenings.

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Last Modified Sep 3, 2019