The Advanced Manufacturing Fundamentals Career Studies is a response to nontraditional, short-term program education needs of many adults. Many of the courses are offered during evening hours so that it is possible for an individual to earn a certificate while remaining employed. Career Studies Certificates require between nine (9) and twenty-nine (29) semester credit hours. While some Career Studies Certificates are related to Certificate or Associate of Applied Science degree programs, others are self-contained.

The Career Studies Certificate in Advanced Manufacturing Fundamentals includes nine (9) courses on topics that include technical skills, computer applications, technical mathematics and an introduction of principle concepts of technology in the manufacturing environment.