Mechatronics Engineering Technology
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Drawing upon principles of mechanics, electronics and computing, a Mechatronics degree from Blue Ridge Community College provides skills needed to develop and troubleshoot robotics, programmable controllers and integrated systems.
Mechatronics is suited for technically savvy students who enjoy hands-on work. Students will split their time between the classroom and state-of-the-art laboratories.
About the Program
Students will gain knowledge and hands-on training for the in-demand field of mechatronics, which combines electronics, robotics, mechanics, instrumentation, process control and industrial automation. You may choose the associate degree program which can be completed in two years or a variety of shorter certificate programs. Currently enrolled high school students may be eligible for the Career and College Promise (CCP) Program.
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Graduates of this program will be ready to work in a variety of positions including: technical service providers, materials and technologies testing services, process improvement technicians, engineering technicians, industrial technology managers, or research technicians. Graduates are able to excel in the fast-paced work environments of advanced manufacturing.
Students interested in a four-year degree in engineering should consult a faculty advisor about the Associate in Engineering Program at Blue Ridge Community College. This program allows students complete up to two years of coursework toward a bachelor's degree at Blue Ridge Community College, then transfer to a four-year college or university in North Carolina with an engineering program.