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Machining Technology Program Features

These programs provide students the skills and knowledge needed in various manufacturing procedures and operations, including lathe and mill operations and manual and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining operations. Programs include classroom and laboratory instruction in safety, proper use of hand and power tools, blueprint reading and sketching, precision measuring and layout, setup, operation, clean-up and basic maintenance of lathes, milling machines and surface grinders with extra emphasis on CNC set up and operation.

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WATC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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Students interested in this program are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.

Program Integrity – Gainful Employment

In accordance with 34 CFR 668.6(b), that requires institutions to disclose certain information about the programs to prospective students, please see: Gainful Employment.


Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) and Wichita State University (WSU) have partnered to make a future in Engineering Technology more accessible to Kansas students. A new Articulation Agreement enables students completing WATC ‘s A.A.S. degree in Machining Technology, Robotics, or Industrial Automation and Machine Maintenance to use their WATC credits in pursuit of a B.S. degree in Engineering Technology at WSU’s College of Engineering. Concentrations are available in Mechatronics or Engineering Technology Management.

For more information about this program, click here or contact WATC Academic Advisor Brian Lee at or 316.677-1810.

Wichita Area Technical College is now WSU Tech
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Wichita Area Technical College
4004 N Webb Rd
Wichita, Kansas, 67226
Phone: 316-677-9400