Electromechanical Technology | Western Technical College

Electromechanical Technology

Associate Degree

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The technical skills developed through our Electromechanical Technology program will prepare you for a rewarding career in a wide array of manufacturing and industrial sectors. A combination of theory and hands-on activities will provide the experience needed to enter this high-demand field.

The program emphasizes the application of control systems that integrate computers, hydraulics, pneumatics, motor controls, robotics, and mechanical drives to perform an automated process. Maintenance skills including mechanical, electrical, welding, and machining are also developed.

You will be introduced to the latest technology and graduate with an up-to-date skillset to directly enter this rewarding field. Or, choose to continue your education with engineering bachelor degree transfer options. See the program transfer agreements information for more details.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Electromechanical Technology

This program will cost about $10,506* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, view the Tuition page or Cost of Attendance document.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Graduation Employment Stats

Electromechanical Technology 2020-2021 Graduation Employment Stats

Graduates Responding6
Employed in Related Occupation5
Employed in Non-related Occupations0
Seeking Employment0
Continuing Education1
Not in Labor Market0

Salary Data - Related Employment

Part TimeFull Time
Average Hours Per Week43
Median Hourly Wage$23.48
Hourly Wage Range$19.50-$38.00
Median Annual Salary$50,117

Respondents in Related Occupations

  • Automation and Control Specialist, Maintenance Tech, Maintenance Technician, Production Maintenance Technician 2, Traveling Maintenance

Career Opportunities

Electro-Mechanical Technicians
Electromechanical Engineering Technologists
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
Mechanical Engineering Technologists
Electronics Engineering Technicians
Electronics Engineering Technologists
Electrical Engineering Technicians
Mechanical Engineering Technicians
Signal and Track Switch Repairers
Manufacturing Production Technicians
Robotics Technicians

Program Outcomes

  • Living responsibly
  • Refining professionalism
  • Cultivating passion
  • Perform work safely
  • Troubleshoot electrical and mechanical systems and devices
  • Repair electrical and mechanical systems
  • Communicate technical information
  • Integrate electrical and mechanical systems and devices

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

$30 Application Fee

Software and Technology

Most of Western’s classes require the use of a personal computer or laptop, standard software, internet access, and other technology-related items.

If you do not have a personal computer or laptop, or if the one you have does not meet the following criteria, resources may be available. Submit a Student Resource Request using our online form.

Computer/Laptop Hardware

  • Smartphones are not recommended for completing assignments.
  • Chromebooks are not recommended due to issues with installing software that is needed for classes, such as Office 365.
  • Web camera with microphone (usually built into newer laptops or can be purchased separately) is necessary for online participation.

Software Needs

For detailed specifications, please review Technology and Software Recommendations for Most Classes on Western’s IT Knowledgebase.

Campus Resources

Need Assistance?

  • Contact the Learning Commons! The staff are happy to answer questions, provide individualized assistance, and direct you to other supports as needed.

Transfer Agreements

University of Wisconsin-Platteville
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
University of Wisconsin-Stout

Career Pathways

This program is part of a career pathway, a laddered approach to career education. It allows you to earn employer-recognized credentials that lead to job and career advancement.

Electromechanical Technology

Career Pathways

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