Mechatronics Engineering Technology

Become a leader in technology. Mechatronics is a cutting edge field focusing on recent innovations in technology. Mechatronics combines mechanical, electrical, control, automation, robotics, and computer technologies.

Why Study Mechatronics Engineering Technology?

The world is changing at an amazing rate. Demands for efficient process have driven advanced control technology into just about every aspect of our lives. A Mechatronics Engineering Technology degree will prepare you to design, install, troubleshoot, and maintain industrial automation systems. The multidisciplinary curriculum provides you with the diverse skill set required to install, calibrate, modify, troubleshoot, repair, program, and maintain automated systems and industrial robots. Once you graduate, you'll be qualified to work in electronic automation and control systems environments.

Certifications

In two years, not only will you earn your AAS in Mechatronics Engineering Technology, you'll also earn the following industry certifications:

  • PMMI Mechatronic
    • Industrial Electricity I
    • Motor and Motor Controls
    • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) I
    • PLC II
  • National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS)
    • Basic Mechanical Systems
    • Basic Pneumatic Systems
    • Electrical Systems
    • Process Control Systems
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
    • 10-hour OSHA
  • SolidWorks
    • Certified SolidWorks Associate
  • 3D Printing
    • Stratasys Additive Manufacturing

What You'll Learn

With an AAS in Mechatronics Engineering Technology, you'll be able to:

  • Install and operate instrumentation and process control devices across the spectrum of industries.
  • Use quality and safety standards necessary for the operating, maintaining and repairing of automated equipment.
  • Program, configure, troubleshoot and repair automated, industrial equipment for machining, assembly, chemical processing and logistic distribution.
  • Diagnose root problems to maintain the production flow
  • Communicate effectively and appropriately with team members

Job Opportunities

Mechatronics is a new and emerging growth area and in-demand industry cluster. Graduates with a Mechatronics degree can take up careers in a wide spectrum of industries including robotics, aerospace, defense, automotive and manufacturing, health, medical, and many more. Job opportunities include:

  • Mechatronics Technician
  • Industrial Technologist
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Electromechanical Engineering Technologist
  • Industrial Machinery Maintenance Technician
  • Robotics Technician

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics and ONET OnLine, employment opportunities for Electromechanical Technicians, including Mechatronics Technicians, were expected to grow 15% between 2016 and 2026 in Colorado.
The average salary for an Electromechanical Technician in Colorado was $62,230 with a high of $91,180 in January 2018.

Become a leader in an advancing field. Apply now and get started on your path to Move Mountains in Mechatronics Engineering Technology.