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Programs of Study

Applied Industrial Technology is a subject requirement or elective in the following programs of study:

Associate of Applied Science

Academic Disciplines

Applied Industrial Technology (AIT)

Industrial Technology is the use of equipment and processes to make manufacturing production faster, simpler and more efficient. It involves automated systems, industrial networks, and electronic controls as well as practices to eliminate waste and redundancy.

The industrial technology field employs creative and technically proficient individuals who can help manufacturing, logistics and distribution companies increase productivity and efficiency.

Manufacturing Technician 1 Credential

Western Nevada College and the Carson City Public Library have formed an alliance through Nevada’s Working Capital program to promote Manufacturing Technician 1 credentialing for area residents.

The MT1 credential is endorsed by the National Association of Manufacturers. Earning an MT1 credential documents broad-based knowledge of the processes needed to troubleshoot and solve problems beyond the scope of typical machine operations. They have the skills expected in advanced manufacturing positions, including computer-aided design, computer-controlled machine programming, precision measurement, process and machine troubleshooting, problem-solving, machine maintenance, and proficient use of diagnostic and statistical tools.

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Applied Industrial Technology is a discipline in the Career and Technical Education Division division.

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For additional information, please contact:
Emily Howarth
Professor, Electronics and Industrial Technology
Phone: 775-445-3300 ext.
Applied Industrial Technology
Career and Technical Education Division
Applied Industrial Technology 112A
2201 West College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703
Phone: 775-445-4272

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