17 Credits    CERT3518/2449,  Academic Catalog 2022-2023

Degree Description

This is an entry-level certificate, providing a pathway to the longer MTT diploma and A.A.S. degree. It provides an introduction to multiple elements of CNC production, including working with engineering drawings, CNC programming, lathe turning, vertical milling, and grinding.  During this certificate, learners will have the opportunity to receive national credentials from the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS).

Campuses: Faribault and North Mankato

Estimate for 17 credit program

Tuition is paid on a semester by semester basis and will vary depending on the courses and total credits you take.

Tuition and Fees: $3,475
Tools and Equipment: $450 - $1,350
Total Estimated Cost: $3,925 - $4,825 *

Compare the costs and you'll see that tuition at South Central College is much more affordable than other institutions.

*Based on 2022-23 tuition rates. Does not include extra expenses for online delivery, course fees, or course differental. Books, transportation, and living expenses also not included.

The course requirements listed below are specific to the current school year (noted above). If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (5 Courses)

Complete the following courses:

PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.