This program is designed to provide you with the skills needed to enter the growing field of mechatronic and robotic systems. Highly paid technicians in this field are responsible for setup, troubleshooting, repairs, and modifications of programs in a wide array of computer-controlled industrial and manufacturing operation.
Competent mechatronic and robotic system technicians possess the skills to tackle the complexity of equipment used in a variety of advanced manufacturing applications. These skills include experience with sensors, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC-Industrial Computers), Human Machine Interfaces (HMI-Touch Screens), motors, motor drives, and robotics.
Additional coverage of Industry 4.0 topics such as Smart Sensors, SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition), and machine vision systems will prepare you for both an intellectually and financially rewarding career in this field.
You may also choose to continue your education with engineering bachelor's degree transfer options. See the program transfer agreements information for more details.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grant no.1801063. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.