Manufacturing Technology

The Precision Manufacturing Technology program is the first in the State of Texas to earn NIMS accreditation.

The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) is the nation's only ANSI accredited developer of precision manufacturing skill standards and competency assessments. NIMS certifies an individual skills against standards and accredits programs that meet its quality requirements. NIMS stakeholders represent over 6,000 American companies.

The Precision Manufacturing Certificate program, provides an environment to develop technical skills that are highly marketable to the area's industries. Most of the courses are set up to stimulate actual working environments.

Technical coursework begins in the first semester in order to develop a common skill base for the program. During this first semester the student will learn how to use computers to read and use industrial prints, and gain technical skills.

Associate Degree

Precision Manufacturing Technology (AAS-PMTD)


Precision Manufacturing Technology (CT1-PMTD)

Cost of Program

Tuition & fees: $3,288.00
Books & supplies: $1,250.00
On-Campus Room & Board: Not Offered

Length of Program

Intended time to complete: 12 months
% of graduates who completed on time: 21%


Jobs related to this program:
Tool and Die Makers (51-4111.00) O*NET
Machinists (51-4041.00) O*NET


Median debt from federal loans: N/A
Median debt from private educational loans: N/A
Median debt from institution financing plan: N/A

Job Placement

% Job Placement of Graduates 90%

Staff Faculty

Name E-mail Phone Location
Delgado, Antonio (Lab Assistant) adelgado 956-872-6110 Tech Campus B241
Solis, Leslie (Faculty Secretary) lsolis17 956-872-6258 Tech Campus B241
Name E-mail Phone Location
Esmeralda Adame eadame 956-872-6107 Tech 135 West
Mario Armando Olivera molivera 956-488-5831 -
Edgar Alejandro Turrubiates eturrub1 956-872-6163 -
Arthur F Barber abarber 956-872-6258 -

Please contact the department for information about Adjunct Faculty