Shape the Future with Mastercam

We provide unparalleled support and service to our users, including a wide variety of curriculum and resources for educational use. Mastercam has been at the forefront of CAD/CAM technology for more than thirty-five years. We continue to lead the way as the most widely used CAM software in industry and education. From schools that want to briefly expose students to CAD/CAM, to schools that are preparing students for jobs in the manufacturing industry, we are committed to making it easy, effective, and affordable to use the worldwide market leading software.

It’s so easy to integrate Mastercam into an educational program. Why would you teach with anything else?


A vast array of curriculum and support materials are available for educators teaching Mastercam, from our own project-based learning modules to courses, text books, and additional tools from sites like camInstructor, In-House Solutions, and Streamingteacher. You are encouraged to contact these companies or your local Reseller for help finding the best curriculum support for your needs.

Mastercam University

Mastercam University provides online, video-based training developed exclusively by CNC Software, Inc. Sharpen your skills on your own schedule with easy-to-use, real-world training applications. Courses are available for purchase from your local Mastercam Reseller and cover all levels of Mastercam skills from basic to advanced.

Quick Part Series

Our Mastercam project-based learning tutorials are the fastest way to learn—and a convenient way to teach—the world’s most widely used CAM. Each project comes with instructor tools, step-by-step instructions, and the accompanying Mastercam part files.


Mastercam Certification

If you are looking to set yourself apart as a skilled Mastercam programmer in the increasingly competitive job market, Mastercam Certification is the answer.

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Mastercam is proud to work with TITANS of CNC. This organization provides free educational resources for manufacturing education and inspires people to get involved in the trades. With a free account at TITANS of CNC, you can learn CAD/CAM at any level in a way that is fun and practical for professional development. The development of their Aerospace Academy is a great example of the power of this partnership.


We sponsor numerous programs and competitions to expand opportunities in education to get students excited about careers in manufacturing. Contact the Mastercam Education team to learn more.

SAE International

SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International has a charitable arm, the SAE Foundation, that supports many programs, including A World In Motion®and the Collegiate Design Series.

FIRST Robotics Competition

The mission of FIRST® is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders and innovators, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership. Mastercam is a proud CAM sponsor of the FIRST Robotics competition.


High schools United with NASA to Create Hardware (HUNCH) is a STEM outreach effort to bring students new educational experiences with NASA projects.

WorldSkills International

Mastercam is a Global Partner of WorldSkills and proud CAM sponsor of competitions including CNC Turning, CNC Milling, Plastic Die Engineering, and the Manufacturing Team Challenge.

National Robotics League

The mission of the National Robotics League (NRL) is to provide exciting, hands-on experiential STEM learning experiences through business/education partnerships that will spark interest and build the current and future workforce needed by the manufacturing industry.


Mastercam is a proud CAM sponsor of SkillsUSA. The SkillsUSA Championships are competitive events showcasing the best career and technical education students in the nation. Contests begin locally and continue through the state and national levels.

Wildest Parts

Wildest Parts Competition

Create a bold, original item using Mastercam for your chance to win cash prizes and more! Our Masters of CAM Wildest Parts Competition is a chance for students and professionals to show off their design and machining skills. All participants receive a free t-shirt.

Alliance for Working Together (AWT)

The Alliance for Working Together Foundation works to address the need for skilled workers and promotes rewarding manufacturing careers in Northeast Ohio. This nonprofit organization hosts JuniorBots, a middle school combat robot competition and RoboBots, a high school combat robot competition. Participating students design, machine, and modify their own robots.

Free Student Software

Explore the latest Mastercam and build your skills.

Mastercam Demo/Home Learning Edition (HLE) is a free version of Mastercam that does everything but post G-code. Anyone can use Demo/HLE to get familiar with CAD/CAM software and practice using the latest version of Mastercam in the comfort of home.

Case Studies

Our Case Studies share the success of our users to demonstrate the value of choosing Mastercam as your CAD/CAM solution.

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