Certified Manufacturing Specialist (CMS)

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The Certified Manufacturing Specialist (CMS) program is geared toward programs with a strong manufacturing emphasis.

The CMS Exam can be used for individual certification and for program assessment. The exam is an *open-book, 175-question, multiple choice examination with questions on the following 16 content areas: Manufacturing Joining, Forming, and Casting, Machining, Non Traditional Machining, Polymers, Industrial Materials, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Production Planning, Quality; Management & Supervision, Metrology, Wood Technology, Technical Drafting, Manufacturing Philosophies, and Electronics. Passage of the exam is determined by a cumulative score of 95 points or higher.

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NOW AVAILABLE: CMS Certification Review and Training Session

  • This CMS certification review training session is a comprehensive video program that covers the main content areas listed on the CMS exam. Approximately, five hours of instruction are included in the review/training session that will help students pass the exam on the first attempt.

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      • Professional Non-Member - $150
      • Professional (2 year Academic) Membership - $50
      • Professional (4 year Academic) Membership - $50
      • Professional (Industry) Membership - $50
      • Student Non-Member - $50
      • Student Member - $25
      • Lifetime/Honorary Member - $25
      • Retired Membership - $25
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  • The exam is geared toward graduates of programs with a strong manufacturing emphasis, or equivalent work experience.

    • Register
      • Professional Non-Member - $150
      • Professional (2 year Academic) Membership - $50
      • Professional (4 year Academic) Membership - $50
      • Professional (Industry) Membership - $50
      • Student Non-Member - $55
      • Student Member - $30
      • Lifetime/Honorary Member - $50
      • Retired Membership - $30
    • More Information