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Education in Mold Building

Although a degree isn't required to get started in mold building, there are a variety of certifications and other programs throughout the United States that provide opportunities to study mold building, tooling, CNC programming and more. 

Photo credit to Waukesha County Technical College

 

PROGRAM LIST

 
ALABAMA

Wallace State Hanceville (Hanceville, AL): Tool and Die Technology


ILLINOIS

Elgin Community College (Elgin, IL): Mold Making Certificate


IOWA

Des Moines Area Community College (Ankeny, IA): Diemaking Diploma

Hawkeye Community College (Waterloo, IA): CNC Machining and Tool-Making Technology

Iowa Central Community College (Fort Dodge, IA): Computer Integrated Fabrication Technology Program

Kirkwood Community College (Cedar Rapids, IA): CNC Machining Technology 

North Iowa Area Community College (Mason City, IA): Tool and Die Technology, A.A.S.


MICHIGAN

Grand Rapids Community College (Grand Rapids, MI): Tooling & Manufacturing Technology Certificate

Kalamazoo Valley Community College (Kalamazoo, MI): Machine Tool Automation

Macomb Community College (Warren, MI): Mold Maker - Plastic and/or Die Cast Certificate


MINNESOTA

Hennepin Technical College (Brooklyn Park, MN): Tool and Die/Moldmaking AAS Degree

Ridgewater College (Hutchinson, MN): Machine Tool Technology Program

Saint Paul Community & Technical College (Saint Paul, MN): CNC Toolmaking

St. Cloud Technical & Community College (St. Cloud, MN): CNC and Advanced Machining


MISSOURI

Metropolitan Community College: A.A.S. (Kansas City, MO): Computer Integrated Machining & Manufacturing Mold-Making Emphasis


NEW YORK

Cayuga Community College (Auburn, NY): Mechanical Technology A.A.S.

Monroe Community College (Rochester, NY): Precision Machining

Suny Erie State Unitedserity of New York (Williamsville, NY): CNC Precision Machining


NEBRASKSA

Central Community College (Grand Island, NE): Plastic Mold Making Diploma


NEW JERSEY

Raritan Valley (Branchburg, NJ): Plastic Mold Making Diploma


NORTH CAROLINA

Catawba Valley Community College (Hickory, NC): Manual Machining and CNC Milling

Central Carolina Community College (Sanford, NC): Computer-Integrated Machining with an emphasis in Tool, Die, and Mold Making


OHIO

Owens Community College (Perrysburg, OH): Tool & Die/Mold Making Certificate

Terra State Community College - The Kern Center (Fremont, OH): Apprenticeship Programs


SOUTH CAROLINA

Greenville Technical College (Greenville, SC): Machine Tool Technology Program


PENNSYLVANIA

American Injection Molding Institute (Erie, PA): Hands-On Training for Injection Molding Processors


UTAH

Davis Technical College (Kaysville, UT): CNC Machining


VIRGINIA

Danville Community College (Danville, VA): Precision Machining Technology


WISCONSIN

Milwaukee Area Technical College (Milwaukee, WI): Tool and Die Making

Moraine Park Technical College (West Bend, WI): Mold Design Certificate

Northcentral Technical College (Wausau, WI): Plastics Injection Molding Technician

Waukesha County Technical College (Pewaukee, WI): Tool and Die Making Technical Diploma