Industrial & Manufacturing Technology

The thirty-thousand square-foot, Industrial & Manufacturing Technology Center was opened for classes in January of 1998. The facility provides ample and flexible space essential to support College's Industrial & Manufacturing Technologies Department and it's related training components, as well as providing expansion capabilities for future program development.


A sampling of the departments diversified Industrial-related training courses include:

The Industrial and Manufacturing Technology Center, in conjunction with the Maritime Sciences Department, provides students with a virtual "supermarket" of integrated technical training opportunities on the MERTS campus. Additionally, this new facility provides sophisticated telecommunications links, staging areas and the fabrication/repair support necessary to address the needs of various research projects conducted in the regional area.


Unique Instructional Delivery:
Many classes and degree programs at the MERTS campus utilize a "modularized open entry/open exit" education delivery approach. Training in those areas is delivered in a flexible format, typically allowing students to start any time and choose their own attendance schedules. The programs are self-paced and guided by skilled instructors, emphasizing hands-on learning. This proven delivery method allows students and employers alike to coordinate a training schedule to acquire new or advanced skills while continuing to work at their present positions.


Contact Information:

For additional information regarding course offerings or to make an appointment to tour the facility or meet with one of our faculty members please contact our program assistant at 503-338-7670.

Last Updated: 
October 17, 2013, 2:22 pm
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