Mechatronics Engineering Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

Mechatronics integrates electrical, mechanical and computer engineering into one field, offering many options for careers in manufacturing and in the emerging natural gas industry. The multidisciplinary curriculum provides students with the diverse skill set required to install, calibrate, modify, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain automated systems. Hands-on instruction develops skills in mechanical, electrical, electronic, fluid power, and automated control systems. A technical directed elective option provides flexibility to choose from a variety of technical course offerings, preparing graduates for technical positions in a wide range of industries. This degree is a great opportunity for adults, including veterans, working in related fields seeking to expand their skills.

Graduates have a diverse set of skills and abilities that could prepare them for employment in the natural gas industry. Read more...

CNC Machining Pneumatic Controls Automated Controls

After Graduation

Graduates of the Mechatronics Engineering Technology (MH) major can elect to continue their education in the four-year Building Automation Technology (BBT) major without loss of credits. Mechatronics Engineering Technology (MH) graduates can also elect to begin employment while working on course requirements for the four-year degree.

Career Opportunities

List of jobs via the College Catalog.

Earnings

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for industrial engineering technicians was $52,020 in May 2013. The top 10 percent earned more than $77,960.

Industries with the highest published employment for this occupation are:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing11,410$26.23$54,560
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing5,920$30.78$64,030
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing3,610$23.34$48,540
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing3,320$26.50$55,110
Plastics Product Manufacturing3,030$23.34$48,540

Statistics reported in May 2013

Transfer Procedures

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Tools, Uniforms & Supplies

Students in the Mechatronics Engineering Technology (MH) major are required to purchase their own personal tools. Not all tools are necessary initially, faculty will identify what tools are required the first day of class. Therefore students are advised not to purchase new tools before meeting with faculty. Please direct any tool list questions to the School office.

Tool List

Program supplies and books are available for purchase through The College Store.

Clubs & Activities

Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

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Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)

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Electrical Technology Advisory Committee

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Advisory committees, which act as recommending bodies to the faculty and administration, consist of in-field professionals who act as partners in the development of curriculum. Their curricular and equipment advice as well as their industry connections and internship opportunities are invaluable to our students and to the growth of our institution.

Contact Industrial, Computing & Engineering Technologies

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