Introduction to Mechanical Technology Microcredential

The Introduction to Mechanical Technology Microcredential provides short and focused skills that can be stacked towards a certificate or degree. The microcredential provides critical and fundamental skills for strengthening technical knowledge in advanced manufacturing. The Introduction to Mechanical Technology microcredential (9 credits) is stackable into the Mechanical Technology A.A.S. (64 Credits)

Minimum Requirements (9 credits)
Computer Science (3 Credits) 
CSC 102 Introduction to Microcomputer Applications
Mechanical Technology (6 Credits)
MEC 100 Introduction to Engineering Technology
MEC 102 Blueprint Reading & Technical Schematics
MEC 209 Industrial Health & Safety


Students who hold an Introduction to Mechanical Technology Microcredential may go into various production related jobs. These include:

  • Assemblers (electrical, electronic, mechanical)
  • Product Assemblers
  • Production Technicians

If you choose to continue your education, the microcredential credits count towards a Mechanical Technology associate degree.

The microcredential doesn't require an admission application. Register using a non-matriculated student registration form. To see when courses are offered each semester, please see the Course Schedule page.

Financial aid (Pell and TAP) is not available for this program  at this time unless you apply into the degree program.  However, funding may be available from different sources. Inquire at 518-562-4125.


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