Why Choose Robotics and Automation Technology?

Interested in a multidisciplinary field of study that includes a combination of mechanical, electrical, control, communication, and system engineering? Then Robotics and Automation Technology (Mechatronics) is the field of study you want to pursue. Mechatronics is the electronic and computer control of mechanical systems for a wide variety of industrial and commercial processes including automation and industrial robotics. This is a two-year program and upon completion, students will earn two industry certifications from FANUC America Corporation, the leading supplier of robotic automation in the world.

Certificate and Degree Options


  • Automation Technician, Mechatronics Certificate of Achievement


  • Automation Technology, Mechatronics, AS

For certificate and degree requirements, please visit the College Catalog.

What can I do with my degree/certificate?

The Automation Technology program will prepare you for a career working in a facility that relies on robots, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and electronic and pneumatic systems. As an Automation Technician, you'll learn how to work with robotic and electronic-based systems capable of operating without human input or control. Automation Technicians monitor production equipment, oversee their performance, and maintain automated mechanical equipment.

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Who is teaching Automation Technology?