MVCC’s Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology AAS degree program is a great start to a career in the growing field of nanotechnology. Students will receive instruction in related academic subjects, safety procedures, statistical process control techniques, and the operation of machinery and equipment for the fabrication and processing of semiconductors. The chip manufacturing process is evolving with new methods of manufacturing that require new work skills, greater automation, and a flexible workforce. This degree meets these challenges.
Students will take classes in circuits, electronics, computer programming, high-vacuum technology, modern production methods and statistical quality control, motors and controls, fluid mechanics, chemistry, and semiconductor manufacturing, as well as the core physical education, English, math, and social science.
Graduates enter the workforce with the technical knowledge and problem-solving and teamwork skills necessary to get a job in the industry.
- High academic standards
- Small class and lab sizes for individualized attention
- Modern laboratory equipment
- Emphasis on teamwork
- Theory and hands-on experience
- State-of-the-art computer labs
- Scholarships and academic support
- On-campus career counseling and placement services
- Graduates can get jobs in the field after the two-year program
Two High School Mathematics Courses or the equivalent, and one year of laboratory science are required. Chemistry and Physics are recommended.
The program is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.