Mechatronics Engineering Technology

Overview

The Mechatronics Engineering Technology curriculum prepares individuals for jobs requiring electrical, mechanical, and computer skills necessary to work on complex systems found in manufacturing environments. To see a bit of the Mechatronics program in action, click the image below.

Degree Awarded

The Associate in Applied Science – Mechatronics Engineering Technology degree is awarded upon completion of the program. The program is aligned by competencies with 3rd party industry recognized certifications of Siemens Mechatronics Systems Certification Program [SMSCP] levels 1 & 2, Packaging Machinery Manufactures Institute [PMMI], National Institute for Metalworking Skills [NIMS] Industrial Technology Maintenance and other.

2016/17 Catalog year

2013/16 Catalog year


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Career Opportunities

Graduates should be qualified for the jobs such as industrial maintenance and manufacturing including assembly, testing, start-up, troubleshooting, repair and upgrades of machinery and the associated control system. Students should be prepared to sit for various certification exams noted above after completing certain blocks of courses.  Click here to learn about related careers in Mechatronics.

Examples of job titles include:

  • Mechatronics Technician
  • Electrical Engineering Tech
  • Electronics Technician
  • Mechanical Engineering Tech
  • Electro-Mechanical Engineer
  • Process Tech
  • Automation Tech
  • Machine Installer

To see examples of companies/industries who place value in the skills derived from this program visit Apprenticeship 2000. Additionally, CPCC has initiated an effort to connect students and companies through  Apprenticeship Charlotte.  Click the link to learn more about local program and career opportunities in Mechatronics. You may also contact Jennifer Herndon or Eric Easton to further discuss apprenticeship program requirements.

If you are a dislocated worker and considering this program you should visit http://www.charlotteworks.com/Job-Seekers/WIOA for information on determining your eligibility for WIOA training grant funds.

Application Process

If you are interested in becoming a student of the Mechatronics program visit -

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It is important that during the registration process, when declaring your program of study that you select the "A40350 Mechatronics Engineering Technology (AAS)" listing.

Prospective High school students interested in the Career and College Promise program should choose

"C40350-C5 Mechatronics Engineering Technology - Mechatronics"

Prospective high school students should review this link http://www.cpcc.edu/hsprograms with their guidance counselors.

Student Support Services

As part of the programs work under TAACCCT to improve, digitize and help students succeed in the Mechatronics program, there is now a dedicated Student Success Coach for students currently enrolled in this program. Rebecca Ramirez supports students by helping to remove academic and personal barriers to success. Examples of support areas include facilitating tutoring, help with time management skills, help improving study skills, tips in forming good study habits, as well as consultation on housing, childcare and employment opportunities. You may contact Mrs. Ramirez by email Rebecca.Ramirez@cpcc.edu.

More Information

Jami Dale, Program Chair, Jami.Dale@cpcc.edu

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