Computer-Integrated Machining

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The demand is huge for skilled machinists in our area and across the country. The Computer-Integrated Machining program at Gaston College will equip you to launch an exciting new career in this trade with a strong salary and a promising growth outlook.

Do you enjoy the innovation process and taking an idea all the way from a concept to a finished product? If that sounds like you, then you would be an excellent candidate for this program. Today’s top machinists have a mixture of analytical and creative skills they can adapt for hands-on, real-world applications.

Take Advantage of Our Advanced Facilities

Gaston College’s program is unique in the region because we have so many different machines in our facilities for your training. You will work closely with our instructors to confidently learn about the latest advanced technology that powers this skilled trade.

Students also travel to local businesses and manufacturers for professional field trips.You will see and get direct experience with many different machines over the course of this program, which will help prepare you to sit for machining exams that are valuable to potential employers.

Your New Career Opportunities

Your degree or certificate in Computer-Integrated Machining will qualify you to pursue a career in a wide variety of industries. Aerospace, aviation, renewable energy, the medical field, and many more need you and the skills you will learn in this program. Opportunities in high-tech manufacturing, fabrication, rapid prototyping and manufacturing, and specialty machine shops are also available.

Get Started Today

If you are looking for a highly paid, advanced trade that involves hands-on work and making something you can be proud of at the end of the day, keep exploring the Computer-Integrated Machining program. Download our free program preview to read more about the salary expectations for graduates, details about the skills and courses you will take, schedule options, next steps, and more!

Computer-Integrated Machining Program Preview

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The links below provide additional information on these programs.

 Associate of Applied Science

Computer-Integrated Machining, A.A.S. (A50210)


Computer-Integrated Machining Diploma (D50210)


Computer-Integrated Machining – Manual Machining and CNC Basics Certificate (C50210A)

Computer-Integrated Machining – CNC Machining Turning and Milling Certificate (C50210B)

Computer-Integrated Machining – CAM and CNC Programming Certificate (C50210C)

Computer-Integrated Machining – Machining Foundations I Certificate (C50210D)

Contact Information

Joshua Walker, Program Chair
Location: PTI-113A