Optical Systems Technology

Get the technical skills you need to make your mark in the growing optics field

Skilled optical technicians work with engineers and scientists to design, inspect and test optical components and assembly systems in many products. When you earn an optical systems technology certificate from Monroe Community College, you could help develop components in products such as:

  • Consumer electronics
  • Eyeglasses
  • Telescopes
  • Cameras

Your optical systems technology certificate can open doors to fantastic employment opportunities with Fortune 500 companies and dozens of precision optics manufacturers in Rochester, including:

  • ITT Goulds Pumps
  • Pro Tel, Inc.
  • L-3 Communications
  • Melles Griot
  • Sydor Optics
  • Corning, Inc.
  • Eastman Kodak
  • Xerox
  • Excelis, Inc

Add Optics to your Skill Set and Watch Your Career Options Soar

If you’re working in a related field and wish to add optics to your skill set, the optical systems technology certificate from MCC will give you the solid optics background you need to advance in your career.

This program enables you to focus on one or more of these areas:

  • Manufacturing
  • Testing
  • Electro-optics

With the optical systems technology certificate, you’ll be qualified to enter the profession with job titles such as:

  • Optical systems laboratory technician
  • Laser technician
  • Test and quality technician
  • Electro-mechanical technician
  • Electronics engineering technician

To find out more about the optical systems technology certificate from Monroe Community College as well as our entire optics program, 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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