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Machine Tool Technology

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"I went to Alfred State to get the hands-on experience and type of training I couldn't get anywhere else."
Alex Pingatore, '05
Program Advantages: 

Machinists along with tool and die makers set up and operate a wide variety of computer-controlled and mechanically controlled machine tools to produce precision metal parts, instruments and tools. 100% employment and continuing education rate - 89% are employed; 11% continued their education. Graduates may enter directly into the technology management BBA degree program at Alfred State.

Professional Outlook: 

Employment opportunities include but not limited to CNC programmers, CNC machinists, CNC engineers, tool and die makers, machine setters and operators. The median annual wage for machinists and tool and die makers is $42,110*.

2015 Occupational Outlook Handbook
Contact: 
Karen Young, Department Chair
607-587-3182
Pioneer Quotes: 

"I looked at colleges and Alfred State was the best program and perfect fit. I had almost 30 hours per week on equipment and was prepared when I graduated." -Joshua Wolf, '09

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"With 20 students in one class, it gave the professor time to work with me in the lab. I had upwards of 1300 hours on machines by graduation." -Nick McMaster, '15