Manufacturing Technology

Associate of Applied Science Manufacturing Technology

What is Manufacturing Technology? student working on machine

The bridge between manufacturing and engineering.  Graduates use a combination of theory and “hands on” approach to complete tasks as needed by manufactures to improve quality and productivity.

Multiple Programs Available

Programs are setup for either a two year Associates or to transfer to multiple state universities.  IVCC has partnered with NIU for a 3 + 1 program.

Hands On Training

IVCC has one of the best equipped labs in the Midwest utilizing Manual Machining, Metrology, CAD, Rapid Prototyping, CNC, and CAD/CAM.
Classes are a combination of classroom and hands-on training, with day and night classes available to accommodate the student.


IVCC tuition is just one-third to one-fourth the cost of state universities and far below most private institutions. An approximation of tuition and fees and cost comparison can be found on the IVCC website ( and (
Many scholarship opportunities are available through the IVCC Foundation
( and Financial Aid is available for those who qualify (