Mechatronics Technology Associate Degree
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Looking for a great paying, exciting and refreshing career in technology? Mechatronics is a dynamic field that changes daily with the rapid improvements in technology and computer systems. If you like to work with highly automated equipment, computers, hydraulics and pneumatics, and if you like to see what things are made of and how they work using both your mind and your hands, you will enjoy this program.
Mechatronics is a new interdisciplinary field involving mechanical systems, instrumentation, electronics, robotics, automation, computers and control systems. Systems are networked together to meet the demands of highly automated manufacturing processes. Mechatronics technicians are trained to master the skills necessary to install, maintain and repair this sophisticated equipment.
SCHEDULING AND ENTRY OPTIONS
Day and evening classes are available. Full-time day students usually complete requirements in five terms. For students taking a reduced load, a degree requires eight to ten terms. General Education course requirements can be complted at any time during the program. Courses can be completed in any order subject to the completion of course prerequisites.
TRANSITION FROM HIGH SCHOOL
Advanced placement opportunities are available to those completing certain high school courses. Click here for more information.
Businesses and industries need graduates with mechatronics training and problem-solving abilities. Fields employing Mechatronics technicians include: robotics, automated manufacturing, automotive manufacturing, and heating and cooling systems. Anticipated average salary information is located here.
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