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Academic CredentialAssociate in Science (AS)
Total Credit Hours60
Average Time to Complete2 yrs.
Academic PathwayBusiness, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Pathway NavigatorWill Archer
850.769.1551 ext. 4023

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Engineering Technology - Digital Manufacturing, AS

Do You Want a Virtual Revolution?

The virtual is reality with an academic and professional career in Digital Manufacturing!

The purpose of this track is to prepare students for initial employment in various specialized areas of industry that use digital design and modeling, rapid prototyping, direct digital manufacturing and CNC machining technologies.  Moreover, if you simply need to boost your knowledge and skills, this program will provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations.

The 18 credit hour technical core has also been aligned with the standards of the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council.  MSSC standards define the knowledge, skills, and performance needed for positions in manufacturing.  After completing the technical core and General Education requirements, students are eligible to take the exam for MSSC Production Technician Certificate.

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Engineering Technology - Digital Manufacturing Course Requirements


English I
Visual & Performing Arts or
Philosophy/Religion or
College Algebra
Physical Sciences or
Biological Sciences
American National Government or United States History II and demonstrate Civic Literacy Competency

Electronics Courses
Manufacturing Coursing
Programming Courses
Mechanics Courses
Composites Courses

A complete list of courses with descriptions can be found in the Catalog

What can you do with Engineering Technology - Advanced Manufacturing?

In this field, people find careers as:

Manufacturing Engineer
Senior Validation Engineer
IT Director - Manufacturing System
Principal Software Engineer
Digital Product Marketing Manager
Compliance Engineer

Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:

University of Florida
Florida State University - Panama City
University of Central Florida
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Advanced Technology Center Labs

You'll acquire the skills you need to be successful in Gulf Coast State College's  Advanced Technology Center on our Panama City campus. Our high-tech labs and state-of-the-art equipment allows you to design in a dynamic, creative environment.

Are you Ready to Get Started?

Apply to GCSC

Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.

Consult the Gulf Coast State College Catalog for specific program and course information.


Apply for Financial Aid & Scholarships

There are many options available to help you pay for college. Find out more about  scholarships and financial aid at Gulf Coast State College.


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Gulf Coast State College does not discriminate against any person in its programs, activities, policies or procedures on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, marital status, religion, age, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. All questions or inquiries regarding compliance with laws relating to non-discrimination and all complaints regarding sexual misconduct or discrimination, may be directed to Lee Wood, Executive Director, Human Resources/Title II/504/Title IX Coordinator and Employment Equity Officer, Gulf Coast State College, 5230 W. US Highway 98, Panama City, FL 32401.