Certificate in CNC Machining, Metrology, and Manufacturing Technology

Get on the fast track to an in-demand career with our accelerated manufacturing program

At Goodwin University, you don’t have to wait to jumpstart an exciting career in manufacturing! When you earn your certificate in CNC Machining, Metrology, and Manufacturing Technology, you’ll quickly develop the skills and experience to become a highly sought-after job candidate! Connecticut is a hub for industries such as aerospace manufacturing, metalworking, and submarine production — so you’ll have plenty of job placement opportunities when you enter the field.

Earn your certificate in one of two ways

We know you’re busy, but we also understand that you’re eager to get out there and start working. That’s why we’ve designed this program to be completed either full or part-time, depending on your career goals.

Full-time day program

If you’re looking to dive right into the field of manufacturing, our full-time day program is the perfect fit for you. Our career-focused program makes it possible to earn your certificate in a shorter amount of time while still gaining the hands-on training employers are looking for. At Goodwin, you can complete your certificate in as few as five months! That means you’ll get to work fast, and your education will be less expensive. Classes in the full-time program are offered Monday through Friday.

Part-time evening program

Need a program that’s a little more flexible? We’ve got you. You can participate in our part-time evening program and earn your certificate in as few as four semesters. Classes are held Monday through Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. At Goodwin, we’re all about convenience.

Gain the skills to excel in today’s workforce

As the field of manufacturing evolves, industry leaders are looking for qualified professionals who are willing to rise to the challenge and adapt to new technologies. When you earn your certificate at Goodwin University, you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of machining, technical specifications, and manufacturing principles. By participating in hands-on coursework in our manufacturing facilities, you’ll learn how to apply these concepts in your day-to-day work experience.

Take advantage of our local partnerships

You deserve a school that will give you the hands-on experience you need for a successful career. In addition to the technical training we provide in our state-of-the art manufacturing facility, we’ll help you form connections in the field and get a feel for the day-to-day responsibilities of a manufacturing professional. At Goodwin, we’ve developed close partnerships with local manufacturing facilities, so you’ll have the opportunity to pursue internships and job placement opportunities while earning your certificate.

We do things differently

Career-focused programs

Our certificate programs are designed with your career in mind. We combine traditional classroom learning with hands-on training experiences to help you prepare for success in your field. In our CNC Machining, Metrology, and Manufacturing Technology accelerated certificate program, you may have the chance to secure an internship at a local manufacturing facility. The connections you form there could even lead to job placement opportunities after you earn your certificate! With a certificate from Goodwin University, you’ll be prepared to enter an in-demand career with great job stability and high salary potential.

Flexible scheduling

At Goodwin, we believe that taking care of your personal responsibilities is just as important as reaching your career goals. Our CNC Machining, Metrology, and Manufacturing Technology certificate program makes it easy to tailor your educational experience to your personal needs. We offer a full-time day program that will allow you to earn your certificate in less time, as well as a part-time evening program that makes it possible for you to get your education while taking care of other responsibilities. You shouldn’t sacrifice your personal life to jumpstart your career, and at Goodwin, you don’t have to.


Paying for college doesn’t have to be stressful. We offer a variety of financial aid opportunities to help you afford your education. Students may be eligible for grants and scholarships that don’t have to be paid back, student loans that have to be repaid, and work-study opportunities that provide a regular paycheck.

Support services

We are committed to supporting our students in any way possible. This includes offering services to help you both personally and professionally. Here’s a look at the resources you can take advantage of when you earn your degree at Goodwin.

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