Launch a Career as a Millwright
About the Millwright/Outside Machinist Technology Program
Jackson County Campus
MGCCC’s Millwright/Outside Machinist Technology program is designed to prepare students for a wide range of technical positions within the commercial/industrial manufacturing industry and the utility and petroleum industries. The program will prepare graduates for a career in the installation, maintenance, testing, and repair of industrial equipment and systems. Graduates will possess the skills necessary to enter the workforce as entry-level millwrights in the field of chemical, petrochemical, exploration and production, pulp and paper, power generation, utilities, food and beverage, and water/waste treatment.
Careers in Millwright/Outside Machinist Technology
Employment of Millwright/Outside Machinist Technicians is projected to grow 5 percent by 2024. Job opportunities are available in aerospace, automotive, contracting, control and instrumentation, maintenance, mechanical, and nuclear industries.
Degree Options and Requirements
This program leads to an Associate of Applied Science of Occupational Education Degree and is preparatory for employment upon graduation from MGCCC. Where a transfer to 4-year college or university is desired, a conference should be scheduled with a MGCCC advisor.
All students completing a career or technical program must complete either the MS-CPAS (Mississippi Career Planning and Assessment System) or an MGCCC Board- approved Technical Skills Attainment assessment where applicable. Students should see an advisor for further details.
Millwright/Outside Machinist Certificate
|CTE 1143 - Fundamentals of Construction and Manufacturing||3|
|MEC 1113 - Mechanical Maintenance I||3|
|MEC 1116 - Mechanical Maintenance II||6|
|MEC 1123 - Mechanical Maintenance III||3|
|MEC 1115 - Mechanical Maintenance V||5|
|MEC 1133 - Mechanical Maintenance IV||3|
|MEC 1227 - Mechanical Maintenance VI||7|
Total Credits: 30
Millwright/Outside Machinist Diploma
Total Credit(s): 15
Associate of Applied Science of Occupational Education Degree
|ENG 1113 / 1114 English Composition I||3/4|
|SPT 1113 - Public Speaking I||3|
|Math/Natural Science Elective||3/4**|
|Social/Behavioral Science Elective||3|
|Humanities/Fine Arts Elective||3|
Total Credits: 15/17
Please refer to “The Credit by Non-Traditional Means” regarding stipulations for receiving articulated credit.
* Any instructor/department chair approved field related elective.
** MAT 1313 or higher or any laboratory science.