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.  The Mechatronics Engineering Technology program consists of two tracks:  Mechanical Emphasis and Electrical.Emphasis.

Degree Awarded
The Associate in Applied Science – Mechatronics Engineering Technology degree is awarded upon completion of the program. There are certificates aligned with content from the Siemens Mechatronics Systems Certificaion Program - Level 1 and Level 2.

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.  Graduates will be eligible to take the exam for the Siemens Mechatronics Level 1, Siemens Mechatronics Level 2 and PMMI Mechatronics Certifications.

Admission
A high school diploma or equivalent is required to enter the program. High school programs should include advanced math and science courses, computer literacy, and writing. An entering student should take the math and English placement tests to determine the appropriate entry level courses. Advancement Studies courses are available if a student is not ready for the engineering technology required courses. Many courses have prerequisites or corequisites; check the CPCC catalog for details.