CNC Robotic Tending and Integration

Designed to propel you into the future of advanced manufacturing, this dynamic course empowers you with the skills and knowledge needed to master Computer Numerical Control (CNC) technology and seamlessly integrate robotic systems into your production processes.

CNC Robotic Tending and Integration

The CNC Robotic Tending and Integration Certificate in Technical Studies program is a 12 credit program designed to be completed in the course of a year. This certificate will prepare students to apply technical knowledge and skills to plan and integrate robots to tend modern manufacturing systems. This planning and integration includes critical skills in "effector design" and risk management as well as adaptive process automation necessary to the modern application of robotics to machine tending. It is structured so that students may take one or two courses at a time and in any order to allow for ease of access for both current student and incumbent workers.





Future-Ready Skills

Gain a competitive edge by mastering the latest advancements in CNC technology and robotics. Our program prepares you to navigate the evolving demands of the manufacturing sector, ensuring you're at the forefront of innovation.

Hands-On Expertise

Immerse yourself in a hands-on learning environment where you'll work directly with cutting-edge CNC machines and robotic systems. Our industry-experienced instructors guide you through practical applications, ensuring you gain real-world proficiency.

Tailored Curriculum

Our comprehensive curriculum covers the entire spectrum of CNC technology and robotic integration. From programming and toolpath optimization to mastering the intricacies of robotic tending, you'll be equipped with the skills demanded by today's manufacturing landscape.




Career Resources

Within their first year of graduation, more than 96% of Montana State graduates are employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment, and career guidance website Zippia consistently ranks MSU as the #1 school in the state where alumni are most likely to land jobs.

Career Coaching & Professional Skills Studio

Professional career coaches help students with their career exploration, employer networking opportunities and job or internship searches. They also critique resumes and help students practice job interviews. Additionally, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success offers free workshops for students to develop the professional communication and collaboration skills that are highly sought after by employers.



CNC Robotic Tending and Integration students at Gallatin College MSU go into careers such as:

  • Robotics Technician
  • Automation Specialist
  • Robotics Machine Operator