Optical Systems Technology

GET ELITE OPTICAL TECHNOLOGIES TRAINING, AND QUALIFY FOR GREAT JOBS IN A HIGH-TECH INDUSTRY

The optical system technology associate degree provides you with a direct path to employment in the exciting high-tech optics industry. Monroe Community College offers this unique opportunity in collaboration with the Corning Incorporated Foundation, which supports the best science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education programs.

Our optical systems associate degree provides you with the advanced training you need to move directly into the work force as an optical systems technician. You’ll train on the same state-of-the-art optical systems that are used in the optics industry, gaining practical, hands-on experience that employers demand. Our optical systems technology degree provides you with opportunities to:

  • Evaluate optical systems
  • Take standard measurements and assess electro-optic configurations
  • Perform advanced optical manufacturing techniques
  • Conduct advanced testing on optical systems

Develop the Skills You Need for Immediate Employment in Optical Systems Technology

Optical systems technicians work with scientists and engineers to produce optical components and systems production. You’ll have the opportunity to get involved in every phase of the production process, including:

  • Research and development
  • Design
  • Testing
  • Manufacturing
  • Quality control
  • Sales
  • Service

This one-of-a-kind program provides you with superior workforce training, helping you lay the foundation for a strong career with a great income. It is not intended for students who wish to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

To find out how the optical systems technologies associate degree can prepare you for a rewarding high-tech career, please email the MCC Optics Department or call (585) 292-2002.

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Please Note: Courses and program requirements are under revision. Students should email MCC Optics Department for course selection and program planning.

Please Note: Courses and program requirements are under revision. Students should email MCC Optics Department for course selection and program planning.

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