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Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 31
  • Delivery: Face-to-face

About this Program

Modern American manufacturing and industry has become a highly complicated, high speed, high pressure environment requires skilled workers that have knowledge beyond the rigid confines of individual trade based maintenance workers of the past. This program prepares students with a foundation in the theory, application, and principles of today's manufacturing and industrial environment. This includes the proper installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of mechanical, electrical, electronic, electromechanical, and fluid power equipment. In addition, the Industrial Maintenance program introduces students to computerized maintenance management systems, current and emerging predictive/ preventive maintenance technologies, and root cause failure analysis. This program emphasizes hands on learning with realistic labs, equipment, and most of the student's time is spent performing hands-on tasks related to the industry.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Wadena 56482
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Moorhead 56560

Labor Market Information

  • Machinery Maintenance Workers

  • Median wage: $19.05/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Control and Valve Installers and Repairers

  • Median wage: $30.14/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Millwrights

  • Median wage: $27.26/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Elevator Installers and Repairers

  • Median wage: $40.80/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Refractory Materials Repairers

  • Median wage: $21.89/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Industrial Machinery Mechanics

  • Median wage: $25.28/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
1414 College Way Fergus Falls, MN 56537 Toll-Free: (877) 450-3322 Local: (877) 450-3322 TTY: (800) 627-3529