What is the AMT Program?
The BridgeValley Advanced Manufacturing Technician Program (AMT) includes a two-year Associate Degree that combines cutting-edge curriculum, paid working experience, along with learning highly sought-after business principles and best practices of a world-class manufacturer.
What Makes the AMT Program Different?
Students earn a wage while attending college and gain priceless work experience with a global manufacturing leader. Over two years, students can earn as much as $40,000 in salary, which with planning can cover all of a student’s education expenses. There are also potential grants, and financial aid.
What About After Graduation?
While not guaranteed, those graduates hired by Toyota or other local manufacturers have the potential to earn as much as $61,000 yearly, plus excellent benefits. Many manufacturers seek professionals with this level of experience and training, plus graduates may pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in fields such as engineering, technology, or business.
Nationally Recognized Program
The BridgeValley AMT program is endorsed and supported by FAME-USA. The Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) is a collaborative group of employers of technical workers whose purpose is to implement dual-track, work/study education that sustains a pipeline of the most highly skilled new workers in the world. The number of FAME-supported AMT programs continues to grow and, as of the start of the Spring 2018 semester, includes:
- 305 Engaged Employers
- 9 States: Alabama, Indiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, Texas, and West Virginia
- 22 Community College Campuses
- 3 Universities
- 801 Active Students