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Engineering Technician Certificate


Recognized course prepares students for a career in this growing field

The University of Central Missouri’s Engineering Technician course provides you with the skills you need to prove your competency and launch a career in this rapidly growing field. This accelerated course provides students with a comprehensive overview of essential skills such as math, inspection, safety, machining, quality, grinding, electrical systems, automation, motor controls, additive manufacturing, design and management. Median pay for engineering technicians is approximately $52,580, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, with job growth estimated at close to 5 percent from 2018-28. Through this program, students earn a certificate of completion and continuing education units which may not be applied to a degree program and are not eligible for federal financial aid.

UCM certificate cost icon   $1,995
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Online, self-paced course with open enrollment

Contact hours icon    330 hours  Prerequesites checklist icon   High-school diploma or GED recommended

Our online, self-paced course is geared for your scheduleman-working-at-computer

Learn how to assist engineers in projects involving research and development, implementation and operation. Our flexible courses are self-paced with open enrollment, so students can start and complete classes at their own pace. Support for students is provided via email, online forms and telephone. 

What you will learn

  • Math fundamentals and units of measurement
  • Inspection 
  • Metal cutting 
  • Machining
  • Safety 
  • Materials 
  • Quality and manufacturing management
  • Grinding 
  • Power and control
  • PLCs and automation
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Welding
  • Adhesives and fasteners
  • Composites 



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