Discover How Companies Manage, Improve, and Automate Core Manufacturing & Production Processes.

Become an Expert in Advanced Manufacturing

Discover Additive Manufacturing/ 3D Printing
Start off strong by learning advanced skills and concepts related to the rapidly emerging field, Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing).

Comprehensive Core Courses
The core courses in our program ensure that you cover all bases of Advanced Manufacturing. Learn everything from Lean Manufacturing to Continuous Process Improvement, Developing a Lean Culture, Six Sigma, Process Flow Charting, Troubleshooting, Kaizen, Total Quality Management, Value Stream Mapping, and Product Design.

Advanced Manufacturing
Dive Into Quality Fundamentals
Quality Fundamentals are essential in AM - which is why we incorporate topics like Maintenance Approaches, Process Design and Development, Supply Chain Management, Customer Service, Conducting Internal Audits, and more.

Range of Countless Electives
To finish off the program, explore your choice of elective courses - such as Robotics Fundamentals, Cybersecurity, Data Visualization, Process Improvement, Risk Management, CAD/CAM applications, and even the Total Quality Management Certification & Exam.

Project Management (PMP/CAPM)

The Advanced Manufacturing Technologies program focuses on how companies manage, improve, and automate their core manufacturing and production processes. If a student does not already have a thorough understanding of these core processes, applicable electives are available and can be taken as pre-requisites (for details on this 4-part “Manufacturing Processes and Sciences” series please see our “Production Technologies” program).

In this program, you will start off learning skills and concepts in the emerging field of Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing). Through our partnership with the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) you will have the opportunity to test and receive an industry-recognized Additive Manufacturing Certification from the SME.

Additional core courses include a series on the Introduction to Lean Manufacturing & Six Sigma. Topics covered include Lean Manufacturing Overview, Continuous Process Improvement: Managing Flow, Continuous Process, Improvement: Identifying and Eliminating Waste, Developing a Lean Culture, Total Productive, Maintenance, 5S Overview, Cell Design and Pull Systems, Intro to Six Sigma, Troubleshooting, Conducting Kaizen Events, SPC Overview, Metrics for Lean, Process Flow Charting, Strategies for Setup Reduction, Total Quality Management Overview, Management Tools: Problem Solving, Management Tools: Product and Process Design, Value Stream Mapping: The Current State, Six Sigma Goals and Tools, Value Stream Mapping: The Future State, Maintaining a Consistent Lean Culture, Transforming Lean into Business Results, Measuring Lean Systems.

Next, you will learn about Quality Fundamentals and review topics like Quality Overview, ISO 9000 Review, ISO 9001:2015 Review, Approaches to Maintenance, Process Design and Development, Product Design and Development, Production System Design and Development, Equipment/Tool Design and Development, Intro to Supply Chain Management, Quality and Customer Service, Conducting an Internal Audit, TS 16949:2009 Overview, IATF 16949:2016 Overview.

Finally, finish your core training with a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Professional Certification Prep course and will be given the opportunity to test for the industry-recognized Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification, all included in the price of your program.

During the development of your training plan, you'll be able to choose from over 250 related electives touching upon topics like Robotics Fundamentals, Cybersecurity for Manufacturing Fundamentals, Lean Six Sigma Healthcare Green Belt Certification Prep + Exam, Lean Management Certification Prep + Exam, TQM (Total Quality Management) Certification + Exam, and courses deep diving into CAD/CAM applications - such as SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit, Creo and MasterCAM, Production Fundamentals, Python, LabVIEW, Tableau, Data Analytics, SQL, Statistics, Data Visualization, PLC Programming, R Programming, Cybersecurity, Process Improvement, Risk Management, Agile, Scrum, Value Stream Mapping, Kanban, Kaizen, GD&T, Robotics, Fundamental to Advanced Mathematics, Microsoft Applications, and more.

Our partnership with the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) allows our qualified students to also attain the industry-recognized SME Certified Manufacturing Associate (CMfgA) credential and SME Certified Manufacturing Technologist (CMfgT) credentials. These in-demand and unique electives and credentials will increase your employment marketability over other traditionally trained candidates.

As an added benefit, if you are currently unemployed, you may qualify to have the entire program paid for, 100%, without any out-of-pocket costs to you. We are WIOA, Trade Act, Section 30 and GI Bill Approved. We also offer various other financing options. Our counselors are available to help put together a customized program to meet your needs.

Upon completion of the program, you may obtain industry-recognized certification including, but not limited to:

Certified Manufacturing Associate (CMfgA)


Certified Manufacturing Technologist (CMfgT)

Total Quality Management (TQM)

SME Additive Manufacturing

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Lean Management