Food Manufacturing Industrial Maintenance

Overview — This technical diploma program will prepare students for a position in the ever-growing food and beverage manufacturing industry. Courses focus heavily on developing mechanical and technical skills, while also familiarizing the student with food manufacturing processes and regulations. Diploma recipients will be ready to enter the field with the technical know-how and business knowledge that is needed to succeed in the food manufacturing environment.


Career Outlook — According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of industrial machinery mechanics and maintenance workers is expected to grow 19% through 2020. Increased use of manufacturing machinery will require more mechanics and maintenance workers to keep the machines in good working order. Applicants with broad skills should have favorable job prospects.

Program Name: 
Food Manufacturing Industrial Maintenance
Program Number: 
32-462-2
Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Technical Diploma
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