Robert W. Plaster Center for Advanced Manufacturing
Plaster Manufacturing Center Programs

Change
Your Career.
Change
Your Life.

...And Make 6-Year-Old You Proud

Affordable, hands-on training in the fast-growing and high-paying fields of advanced manufacturing and information technology. Get trained for a career you love, make good money, and do it in months, not years.

Change Your Career.
Change Your Life.

...And Make 6-Year-Old You Proud

Affordable, hands-on training in the fast-growing and high-paying fields of advanced manufacturing and information technology. Get trained for a career you love, make good money, and do it in months, not years.

Plaster Manufacturing Center Programs

Change Your Career.
Change Your Life.

...And Make 6-Year-Old You Proud

Affordable, hands-on training in the fast-growing and high-paying fields of advanced manufacturing and information technology. Get trained for a career you love, make good money, and do it in months, not years.

It’s Never Too Late For A Super-Mega-Awesome Career

It’s Never Too Late For A Super-Mega-Awesome Career

DRAFTING AND DESIGN

Every new product or building needs specs. Learn drafting and design and you’ll have a powerful set of skills that help bring new products, machines, and buildings to life.

MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY

An advanced, rounded training in the skills needed to make you essential to the operation in your future career. Created for you by major employers in the area.

MECHATRONICS

Arm yourself with multidisciplinary skills in mechanical and electrical control systems. You’ll be the Swiss Army knife in an exciting world of advanced manufacturing.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE

Our world depends on the tech that drives it. A degree in Information Technology Infrastructure will give you the skills to support this vital area and become an asset to any organization.

DRAFTING AND DESIGN

Every new product or building needs specs. Learn drafting and design and you’ll have a powerful set of skills that help bring new products, machines, and buildings to life.

MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY

An advanced, rounded training in the skills needed to make you essential to the operation in your future career. Created for you by major employers in the area.

MECHATRONICS

Arm yourself with multidisciplinary skills in mechanical and electrical control systems. You’ll be the Swiss Army knife in an exciting world of advanced manufacturing.

NETWORK TECHNOLOGY

Our world depends on the tech that drives it. A degree in Network Technology will give you the skills to support this vital area and become an asset to any organization.

PRECISION MACHINING

The essential things we use every day are created by precise tools and parts. If you’re analytical and good at solving problems (and strive to be a master of your trade) you were made for this field.

CYBERSECURITY

If you love technology and challenges, cybersecurity is the perfect intersection for technically-minded people that aren’t afraid of curveballs and surprises. Plus, career opportunities are skyrocketing.

AUTOMATION AND ROBOTICS

You see repetitive tasks as an opportunity for innovation. Learn how to program robots and become invaluable wherever your career takes you.

PRECISION MACHINING

The essential things we use every day are created by precise tools and parts. If you’re analytical and good at solving problems (and strive to be a master of your trade) you were made for this field.

CYBERSECURITY

If you love technology and challenges, cybersecurity is the perfect intersection for technically-minded people that aren’t afraid of curveballs and surprises. Plus, career opportunities are skyrocketing.

AUTOMATION AND ROBOTICS

You see repetitive tasks as an opportunity for innovation. Learn how to program robots and become invaluable wherever your career takes you.

Laser Beams

Robots With
Laser Beams

Intercepting hackers. Building tech that travels around the world. Now doesn’t that sound like a fun career? That’s what we teach you at the Plaster Manufacturing Center.

Laser Beams

Robots With
Laser Beams

Intercepting hackers. Building tech that travels around the world. Now doesn’t that sound like a fun career? That’s what we teach you at the Plaster Manufacturing Center.

The Best Investment Is You

You can take the easy job or the first to cross your path. Or you can get the skills to land in a high-demand, high-paying field with room to grow. The life of your dreams starts with the first step.

The Best Investment Is You

The Best Investment
Is You

You can take the easy job or the first to cross your path. Or you can get the skills to land in a high-demand, high-paying field with room to grow. The life of your dreams starts with the first step.

The Best Investment Is You
The Best Investment Is You

The Best Investment
Is You

You can take the easy job or the first to cross your path. Or you can get the skills to land in a high-demand, high-paying field with room to grow. The life of your dreams starts with the first step.

Skills To Pay The Bills (And Then Some)

Skills To Pay The Bills
(And Then Some)

If you graduate with a degree in medieval underwater poetry, finding a job may be... difficult. But the Advanced Manufacturing/Technology fields are growing fast and paying off big time in vacation days, solid schedules, and a fat paycheck. When it’s time, our Career Consultants will get you connected to the right people.

Skills To Pay The Bills (And Then Some)

Skills To Pay The Bills (And Then Some)

If you graduate with a degree in medieval underwater poetry, finding a job may be... difficult. But the Advanced Manufacturing /Technology fields are growing fast and paying off big time in vacation days, solid schedules, and a fat paycheck. When it’s time, our Career Consultants will get you connected to the right people.

Take Your Next Step

Take Your Next Step

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You’re sure...

You know what you want. You’re
ready. Get ‘em tiger. Click that
button and let’s take the first step.

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You’re mostly sure...

Not sure which direction is best?
Take a tour and talk with a Career
Consultant to find your best fit.

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You’re unsure...

It’s a big choice, we get it. Dig
into the details and see if any
programs grab your attention.

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You’re sure...

You know what you want. You’re
ready. Get ‘em tiger. Click that
button and let’s take the first step.

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You’re mostly sure...

Not sure which direction is best?
Take a tour and talk with a Career
Consultant to find your best fit.

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You’re unsure...

It’s a big choice, we get it. Dig
into the details and see if any
programs grab your attention.

The Questions We Hear Most Often:

The Questions We Hear Most Often:

Which program is right for me?

Talking with one of our Career Consultants is the secret weapon to dreaming bigger. They’ll share detailed information about each program and what super-mega-awesome careers are waiting for you. You don’t have to figure anything out on your own—from application to graduation, we’ll un-complicate it for you.

What’s the best way to pay for a program?

With in-district tuition rates and fees at about $2,500* per semester for full-time enrollment, we offer the lowest tuition rates in the region. Plus, there are lots of financial aid opportunities, including grants and scholarships that don’t have to be paid back! A Career Consultant can help with the guidance you need.

How soon can I start?

Traditional classes start August 22, 2022. Each program has flexible meeting options to work with your schedule. Come to the Plaster Manufacturing Center for all your classes or choose a hybrid option (online instruction with in-person lab training). You can also talk to a Career Consultant about short-term training that can be completed in just a few weeks.

Which program is right for me?

Talking with one of our Career Consultants is the secret weapon to dreaming bigger. They’ll share detailed information about each program and what super-mega-awesome careers are waiting for you. You don’t have to figure anything out on your own—from application to graduation, we’ll un-complicate it for you.

What’s the best way to pay for a program?

With in-district tuition rates and fees at about $2,500* per semester for full-time enrollment, we offer the lowest tuition rates in the region. Plus, there are lots of financial aid opportunities, including grants and scholarships that don’t have to be paid back! A Career Consultant can help with the guidance you need.

How soon can I start?

Traditional classes start August 22, 2022. Each program has flexible meeting options to work with your schedule. Come to the Plaster Manufacturing Center for all your classes or choose a hybrid option (online instruction with in-person lab training). You can also talk to a Career Consultant about short-term training that can be completed in just a few weeks.

The Best Decision
You’ll Ever Make

If you’ve made it this far, you must be pretty serious about taking that next step. We’re cheering you on— let’s get started.

No application fee. Upcoming enrollment deadline: August 15

The Best Decision
You’ll Ever Make

If you’ve made it this far, you must be pretty serious about taking that next step. We’re cheering you on— let’s get started.

No application fee. Upcoming enrollment deadline: August 15

*Estimates are for required tuition and fees only. These include: registration fee, facilities and infrastructure fee, and per course program fee(s). Required fees not billed per credit hour, but billed per semester and/or per course, are not included in these totals.