Advanced Manufacturing

Mid-South Community College can equip you for a financially-rewarding career in Advanced Manufacturing through education and training opportunities at its state-of-the-art Workforce Technology Center.  We offer multiple stop-out points from a proficiency certificate through an associate of applied science degree to a bachelor of applied science degree available on the MSCC campus through the University of Arkansas Fort Smith.



The Advanced Manufacturing program prepares you for an exciting career that may include designing and planning processes and supervising production. You will have the opportunity to learn high-demand skills in industrial and business processes, technology management, and manufacturing procedures.

This dynamic field includes a variety of opportunities in using, testing, and managing manufacturing systems and robotics. You will have the chance to develop high-tech, high-demand skills in computer-aided drafting (CAD) and manufacturing (CAM), and computer-integrated manufacturing (CIM). You will also learn problem-solving management skills.

Mid-South Community College offers degree and certificate programs to meet student and community needs. Program courses address general education knowledge as well as behaviors needed for good citizenship and successful careers. Goals and course objectives are listed in the colleges catalog under Academic Programs to inform students so that they can better relate their college studies to their personal educational and career goals.

For more information about programs offered at Mid-South Community College or how to register, contact the Admissions Office at 870.733.6728 or email


Possible Careers & Earnings

Quality Assurance Tech | $30,100
Safety Technicians | $25,700
Machine Repairer | $39,000
Maintenance Technician | $43,200
Machine Operator | $42,900
Chemical Plant Operator | $47,300

These salaries are based on information from the Arkansas Department of Workforce Education and They reflect earnings for employees with several years of experience.


Students with disabilities verified by a qualified physician are entitled

 to reasonable accommodations needed to complete their educational goals while attending MSCC.

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