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a student stands smiling in Pima's machine tooling class

Machine Tool Technology

Associate of Applied Science

Learn the fundamental skills of machine shop operations. Pima students complete manufacturing projects, earn NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) certifications, and learn to operate and program CNC mills and lathes used by manufacturers around the country.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes


Downtown Campus

Contact Information

Division of Applied Technology
Dean: 520.206.7134
Lead Faculty: 520.206.7139
Program Advisor: 520.206.7310
Information Sessions


Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers.  Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages.  Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
Machinists - Entry $42,540
Metal and Plastic Workers - Entry $38,600

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