Mechanical Production Technology


The Mechanical Production Technology program provides students with an understanding of the fundamentals of manufacturing through both hands-on experience and study of theory.

Mechanical Production Technology program areas of study include precision machining practices, maintenance machining, CNC/CAM/EDM, stamping dies, plastic injection mold making and CADD.

What Will I Learn?

When pursuing an AAS degree or certificate, our students study a range of manufacturing-related disciplines which will prepare them for employment in manufacturing. For students who don’t have time for an AAS degree but desire further education of a specific area, our students can earn a certificate in blueprint reading or computer numerical control.

What is Unique About Our Mechanical Production Technology?

Graduates of JJC have the opportunity to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in programs such as Industrial Management offered at both Northern Illinois University and Southern Illinois University.

What Are My Career Opportunities?

Graduates would be qualified for jobs with starting salaries of approximately $35,000 per year with benefits, and be in demand nationwide because of thousands of unfilled, high-paying, secure jobs in the high tech world of manufacturing.