Metrology and Quality Technology

Metrology The associate of applied science degree with specialization in metrology and quality technology (precision measurement and quality) is designed to meet the precision measurement and quality needs of industry by preparing graduates through both theoretical and hands-on laboratory work to successfully enter the work force. Metrology and quality are used throughout the world in such areas as telecommunications, manufacturing, electrical power, aerospace, transportation, medicine, pharmaceuticals, food production, packaging, construction, national defense, atmospheric research and environmental protection. The metrology and quality technology program at MCCC emphasizes dimensional metrology and quality standards for the manufacturing industry.

Career Opportunities

Individuals with dimensional metrology skills, especially coordinate measuring machine (CMM) operators, are in high demand. MCCC is one of only a handful of colleges offering a program in dimensional metrology technology (one of only two in Michigan).

Graduates of this program will be prepared for employment in the following areas:

  • Field service technician
  • Inspection
  • Lab technician
  • Layout inspector
  • Metrologist
  • Metrology technician
  • Quality assurance
  • Quality auditor
  • Quality control
  • Quality engineer
  • Quality manager
  • Quality technician
  • Testing technician

Certificate Program: Metrology Technology

In addition to the two-year associate degree program, Monroe County Community College offers a certificate program in metrology technology. We recognize that many employers place value on a certificate which authenticates specialized educational preparation. The program concentrates upon basic core courses with skill development and job upgrading being the primary objectives. All courses taken in the certificate program are applicable toward the associate of applied science degree. 

Certificate Program: Quality Technology

In addition to the two-year associate degree program, Monroe County Community College offers a certificate program in quality systems technology. We recognize that many employers place value on a certificate which authenticates specialized educational preparation. The program concentrates on basic core courses with skill development and job upgrading being the primary objectives. All courses taken in the certificate program are applicable toward the associate of applied science degree.

Metrology and Quality Technology Contact Information

Parmeshwar Coomar

Dean of Applied Science & Engineering Technology
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