May 18, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

Machine Tool Diploma

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CIP CODE: 48.0599

AWARD: Diploma

LENGTH: 2 Years


This program is designed for the student who desires to become a highly skilled operator of machines and tools used in the manufacturing industry. Upon completion of the program, the student may become skilled machinist and machinist trainee.  This program is G3 Eligible.

Admissions Requirements:

Individuals are eligible for admission to CVCC if they are high school graduates or the equivalent, or if they are eighteen years of age or older and able to benefit academically from study at the community college, as demonstrated by assessment in reading, writing, and mathematics.

Program Requirements:

All students expected to complete the requirements for a degree, diploma, certificate, or career studies certificate must complete an Application for Graduation.


The Program Pathway for Machine Tool Diploma is a resource for students that lists the following items:

  • The recommended order in which to take the program courses
  • Suggested course when more than one option exists
  • If the course has a prerequisite
  • Courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

Total Pathway Credits: 60

Total Program Credits: 60

1 Students whose placement scores qualify for placement in MTH 131 , MTH 154  or MTH 161  are encouraged to take these higher sequences in lieu of MTH 111 .
2 Students whose placement scores qualify for placement in ENG 111  are encouraged to take ENG 111  in lieu of ENG 100 .

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