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Alabama F.A.M.E. AMT Program

Now accepting applications for Fall 2018!

FAME information sessions will be held on Tuesday, November 14 (Huntsville Campus; Multipurpose Room) and Thursday, November 16 (Decatur Campus; Aerospace Training Center) at 5:30.  Students, parents, and educators are welcome to attend and learn more about this unique advanced manufacturing program that incorporates related work experience alongside a college education. 

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The Alabama F.A.M.E. (Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education) Advanced Manufacturing Technician Program (AMT) includes a two-year technical Associate degree that combines cutting-edge curriculum that supports advanced manufacturing technology, 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 $33,500, 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, there will be opportunities for the sponsor company to hire graduates as full time employees. Graduates of the AMT program will be equipped with the needed skills and experience that many manufacturing companies are actively seeking. 

For more information contact: 

Kelli Morris
Director of Career Services & Cooperative Learning
256-306-2602
kelli.morris@calhoun.edu

Collis Sims
AMT, Program Coordinator 
256-306-2588
fame@calhoun.edu

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Sponsor Companies

AsahiKasei Brown Precision Bruderer EFI Georgia-Pacific Packaging Corporation of America Polaris Shape Corp. Snap-On Sonoco Toyota