Advanced CNC Machining and Programming Technology, A.S.C.T

Advanced CNC Machining and Programming Technology, A.S.C.T

Student working on machinery.
  • Prepare for a rewarding career in fast-growing industries.
  • Learn in a first-class facility that will give you hands-on experience using cutting-edge technology.
  • The National Association of Manufacturers estimates that the United States could have more than 2 million unfilled manufacturing jobs by 2030.
source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Locations where this degree is offered:

Vincennes Campus

What can I expect during my time at VU?

  • VU’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology program offers first-class training that prepares graduates to excel in fast-growing industries.
  • The University’s instructors are true experts in their fields and readily available to help students gain the academic and practical skills they need to excel.
  • The University offers substantial academic and social support systems to help students learn and grow.
  • Small class sizes enable students to participate fully in activities and discussions and to seek out extra help when needed.
  • Affordable tuition allows students to graduate with less debt.

Available only on the Vincennes campus

Advanced CNC Machining & Programming Technology is a 14 week, summer session course of study, that graduates of VU’s Precision Machining Technology program may apply for acceptance into. The Advanced CNC Machining & Programming degree provides students with over 500 additional contact hours of CAD/CAM programming and CNC machining.

What You Will Study
Instruction is provided in Vincennes University's state-of-the-art College of Technology, located on the Vincennes main campus. The facility houses VU's Hurco Training Center (HTC), and features the latest CNC machine tool technologies, via our corporate alliance with Hurco Companies of Indianapolis, IN. 

Students program, machine, and inspect complex 2, 3, 4, and 5-axis projects in our CAD/CAM lab, using the latest version of Mastercam. Projects are designed to make use of the latest in high speed machining, in collaboration with companies specializing in die making, mold making, aerospace, medical, and the motorsports industry.

Students visit manufacturers and take part in seminars presented by our industrial partners.

What can I do with this degree?

Placement and Salaries
Starting salaries for our Advanced CNC Machining & Programming graduates average in the fifty thousand dollar range with some far exceeding this. Placement opportunities are excellent, with virtually 100 percent placement.

Is this degree accredited?

Vincennes University's institutional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the specialized accreditations and approvals obtained by various programs are located on our Accreditation and Licensure page.

Vincennes University recognizes the importance of programmatic licensure, ensuring that graduates meet the requirements set by professional licensing boards. By adhering to rigorous standards and seeking recognition from accrediting bodies, Vincennes University demonstrates its dedication to offering quality education and preparing students for successful careers.

Have questions?

We are happy to chat with you to answer your questions and understand your personal goals.
Please reach out to us at or call 812-888-4313 for more information.