This program is designed for technically oriented, hands-on students who seek employment opportunities in high technology manufacturing and industrial environments. The Automation & Control Technology with Robotics program focuses on installation and troubleshooting of electrical and electronic systems, industrial programming for control applications, and state-of-the-art mechanical and robotic systems installation, modification and repair.
Students who are already employed and want to enhance present job skills, or seek new career advancement opportunities, may participate in the Automation & Control Technology program on a part-time basis.
Students can gain valuable hands-on experience through the school's co-op program while achieving college credit for practical work experience.
Individuals who study within this technical field can pursue a variety of career opportunities. Automation and Control Technology graduates have become: control system technicians and designers; electrical, electromechanical and electronic systems engineering technicians; industrial equipment professionals in sales, purchasing, installation, and service; industrial maintenance technicians; maintenance/troubleshooting and manufacturing technicians; robotic system integration engineering technicians; and much more.
Our program graduates can also continue their studies to become an industrial engineer. As this field continues to grow and technology advances, the professional roles available within this field become more in demand and diverse.
The Automation & Control Technology with Robotics program builds knowledge in the application of electrical and mechanical skills for developing, installing, programming, and troubleshooting the complex machinery found in the modern manufacturing environment.
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The Automation and Control Technology with Robotics program builds knowledge in the application of electrical and mechanical skills for developing, installing, programming and troubleshooting the complex machinery found in the modern manufacturing and Supply Chain environments.View Full Program Details
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The Industrial Robot Technician certificate provides the knowledge and skills required to meet the needs for technicians in industries that either provide Robots systems for sale or use robots in their production facilities.View Full Program Details
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