The Smart Manufacturing Technology Program at Ohlone provides entry- level manufacturing technicians with the relevant knowledge and skills for Advanced Manufacturing in the 21st Century. The program provides students with knowledge and skills for Industry 4.0 standards, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Additive Manufacturing, and emerging Manufacturing processes. The program provides stackable certification for students as they progress through the program, giving them multiple exit paths. The Associate Degree has two pathways: Smart Automation and Fabrication & Prototyping. Students can chose either of these pathways in the second year of the program.

Program Features

  • New state of the art facility with Smart factory and robotic equipment.
  • Recognized Global Center of Excellence in Smart Advanced Manufacturing.
  • Opportunities for internship placement with companies such as SLAC, LLNL, NASA, and other local manufacturing companies
  • Grant funds for student internships.
  • Excellent wrap around student support services to ensure academic and career success.
  • First and only community college in California to offer Smart Manufacturing Technology

Smart Manufacturing Technology Careers

Students who complete a certificate or the Associate’s Degree in Smart Manufacturing Technology will be qualified for jobs such as:

  • Smart Factory Technician
  • Manufacturing Technician
  • Smart Factory Operator
  • Industry Standard 4.0 Technicians
  • Process Technicians
  • Maintenance Technicians
  • Industrial Internet of Things Technicians
  • Industry Standard Certification


Dr. Rose-Margaret Itua
Professor of Engineering
Department of Engineering & Engineering Technology
Phone number: 510-659-6132

Marina Gonzalez
Students Support Specialist
Smart Advanced Manufacturing
Phone number: 510-659-6132

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Classroom scene from Smart Advanced Manufacturing
Another classroom scene from Smart Advanced Manufacturing

Highlighted Courses Offered

Course Schedule Instructor
ENGI-101-01 Introduction to Engineering

Tuesday & Thursday 1:00PM - 2:00PM, Bldg. 3, Rm. 3312, Fremont Campus and Tuesday 2:15PM - 5:25PM, Bldg. 1, Rm. 1305, Fremont Campus

R. Itua
ENGI-115-02 Engineering Graphics and Design 01/27/20-5/22/20
Friday 6:30PM - 9:40PM, Hyman Hall, Rm. HH-209; Lecture and Online, Hybrid Course
S. Shah